Tag: Bihar

Ration Cards Promised in 7 Days But Bihar Villagers Still Waiting After 2 months

 
/ June 23, 2020

Villagers from the West Champaran district of Bihar are suffering due to lack of ration cards and are unable to fully benefit from free ration schemes distributed by the government

Horrid Condition of Quarantine Centre in Bihar

 
/ June 16, 2020

Video Volunteers correspondent Shah Faisal reports on the horrid conditions of quaratine centres in Bihar

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How a Solar Irrigation Entrepreneurship Project Transformed Agriculture in a Village in Bihar

 
/ February 4, 2019

A solar irrigation entrepreneurship project in Bihar has brought back the summer crop, reduced input costs and made agriculture in a drought-hit region sustainable.

Bihar’s Saat Nishchay Yojana Cuts a Sorry Picture

 
/ November 27, 2018

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s pet project, the ‘seven commitments’ towards development, does not reach the state’s most disenfranchised communities.

Adivasi Community Denied Forest Rights in the Name of Tiger Conservation

 
/ November 1, 2018

As the government works to keep tiger reserves free from all human activity, Adivasi communities living in reserve precincts struggle to survive.

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Gaya’s Village of Migrant Workers

 
/ October 16, 2018

Out of the 132 families in this Bihar village, at least hundred have seen their younger members migrate in search of work, but not necessarily a better life.

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Agrarian Community in Bihar Affected by Lack of Irrigation Facilities

 
/ September 10, 2018

The central government provides subsidies for micro-irrigation facilities, but the subsidy is not enough in the face of rising debt and the lack of awareness.

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No Road to Development in these Bihar Villages, Literally

 
/ September 3, 2018

The promise of road connectivity has defined the votes of the people of Dasraha and Baruara; their hopes are now pegged on the state government’s “seven commitments.”