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A Dilapidated School and the Precarious Future of its Students

 
/ May 10, 2017

Since the past five years, the dilapidated school in Chhattisgarh, is on the verge of collapse, posing a threat to students’ lives. But the neglect continues.

Under the Shade of Imlee Mahua: Students Embrace Alternate Education Model in Chhattisgarh

 
/ April 28, 2017

In a remote corner of Bastar, Chhattisgarh, the Imlee Mahua School is bringing alternative education to those who need the most.

Baiga Adivasis Alienated by Government Schemes

 
/ July 31, 2015

The Baigas, an indigenous community spread across central India were, according to folklore, God’s chosen ones to carry forward the human race in India. 21st century India treats them with little regard. While on one hand the demands of modernity and industry threaten their traditional forest-dwelling life, a new order...

Tribals refused land documents for 28 years despite Forest Rights Act

 
/ February 28, 2017

“They keep saying we will get it today or tomorrow. But we never do.” Despair is written all over Santuram’s face, as he shares his fight to right under Forest Rights Act with our Community Correspondent Khirendra Yadav. Farmers in Nevta village of Kondagaon development area in Chattisgarh have been...

Community builds Chhattisgarh’s First Digital Village with WiFi

 
/ February 16, 2017

More than 300km from Raipur, the road that leads to Silphili village is anything but smooth – the drive is positively bone-rattling. The residents of this Chhattisgarh village are mostly small-time farmers; growing rice – people you’d least expect to be ‘smart’. Yet, Silphili, tucked away in Chhattisgarh’s border district...

Doctor on Call – Medical phone service in Chhattisgarh

 
/ February 7, 2017

Deep in the jungles of Chhattisgarh, a technological and medical revolution is underway.   “I will tell you what to give the patient for gout,” says a friendly voice on the mobile phone. The pre-recorded message then outlines the way to prepare a traditional concoction of herbs and plants to treat...

Doctor on Call – Medical phone service in Chhattisgarh

 
/ February 7, 2017

Deep in the jungles of Chhattisgarh, a technological and medical revolution is underway.   “I will tell you what to give the patient for gout,” says a friendly voice on the mobile phone. The pre-recorded message then outlines the way to prepare a traditional concoction of herbs and plants to treat...

Three years later, Children get a New School in Chhattisgarh

 
/ January 9, 2017

Shankar Pradhan, 12, attended classes under a thatched roof, in the sweltering heat and rains of Chhattisgarh. Just like 100 other children, he was a student of the only government primary school in the Badwar village, which lay unfinished since three years. “They started the construction four years ago but...