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.

The Rhythmic Tribal Culture

 
/ June 29, 2022

Bastar, in Chattisgarh State, India, is well known for their tribal population, and their unique, distinctive cultural heritage. In this area, the tradition of playing Madar has been going on since time immemorial.

Panchayat Office in Crumbling Condition, Chattisgarh

 
/ June 23, 2022

In this video, you can see that the Gram Panchayat office in Barbaspur village of Balod district has been in a dilapidated condition for 10 years, in Chattisgarh.

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