IMPACT | A Three Year Long Wait For Electricity to Irrigate Fields

 

People who were displaced because of the Sardar Sarovar Dam project were rehabilitated and given land to cultivate and earn a livelihood. However, our Community Correspondent from Nandurbar, Maharashtra Chetan Salve reports that several farmers who received land did not get an electricity connection to irrigate the fields. This made the task of cultivating the fields hard for the farmers. 

For three years, farmers waited for an electricity connection but they never received it. Chetan, along with local farmers went to the local District Collector's office and submitted an application. After Chetan's intervention the local media also reported on the issue. They also received support from activists like Medha Patkar.

Today, Nandurbar farmers are happy that they finally have a electricity connection using which they can extract groundwater and irrigate their fields.

Health Centre Comes Alive After 2 Decades

 
/ December 8, 2022

In this video, we can see a success story of a Public Health Centre that got renovated and functional with the effort of a Community worker, Ms Laxmi Kaurav. 

The Student Teacher Ratio and School Area needs improvement

 
/ November 24, 2022

In this video of UPS Manwan Awoora school, Kupwara, Kashmir, the community correspondent Pir Azhar shows us that there are nine classes for 250 students, and due to lack of space, the lower primary classes are held outside in the open. Also the school has only 7 teachers. 

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