Khairamari village in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district has never had a road, except a dirt track that the government cleared out 20 years ago.
Four decades have passed since waterlogging destroyed the only road out of Inayatpur, but the government has not implemented any rural development scheme to rebuild it yet.
Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.
A 4 kilometer long road connecting at least five villages lies broken for four years, despite state-level budget of 3962 crores being allocated for maintaining roads.
The popular image of Mumbai that most of us would conjure up in our minds is the Mumbai of glittering skylines and the one of its kind Sea Link. Mumbai is also known for its urban slums, an image that some of us might conjure up and unfortunately, even romanticise.
Reports on maternal and child deaths come in from different parts of the country everyday: no surprise given that the public health infrastructure is in shambles.