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