Tag: covid outbreak in india

Impact Story

IMPACT | VV Correspondent Ensures Biometric Scan Suspension for Ration Disbursement in Kashmir

 
/ July 29, 2020

Locals from Kupwara, Jammu and Kashmir were forced to scan their fingerprints for ration despite a suspension order from the government.

Community Survey

Low Wages, Lockdown Lead West Bengal Tea Garden Workers to Protest

 
/ July 22, 2020

Tea garden workers, who migrated to cities in search of better opportunities, have returned to their villages in tea gardens of North Bengal and have very little work.

Hit By Dual Lockdowns, Kashmiri Hawkers In A State of Crisis

 
/ June 11, 2020

India’s Kashmir valley has been in a state of lockdown, much before the COVID-19 imposed lockdown in the rest of India, since August 5, 2019. It has hit street vendors, hawkers and daily wagers the hardest. 27 year old Suhail Ahmad, a resident of Shopian used to sell different commodities...

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Families Without Ration Card Rely on NGOs for Food | COVID 19 | Odisha

 
/ May 13, 2020

Nitu Chakia is doing this humanitarian work with the support of an NGO called Holy Spirit. Nitu Chakia, our community correspondent from Bhubaneswar, is involved in relief work since the lockdown was imposed all over the country. Nitu is one amongst 100 community correspondents involved in relief work across 17...

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Youth in Shopian Reach Food Supplies to 500 Families | COVID 19 | Jammu &...

 
/ April 29, 2020

Community correspondent Basharat Amin met with Owais Mushtaq and his friends who have taken the initiative to reach food supplies to needy families in far off mountain villages. Shopian district in South Kashmir has more than 50 positive cases of COVID 19. The lockdown may be imperative in controlling the...

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Community Correspondent Distributes Food to the Poor in Varanasi | COVID 19 | Uttar Pradesh

 
/ April 15, 2020

Like in most crisis situations, the poorest among the poor fall through the gaps of the government’s relief effort. Community Correspondent Shabnam Begum, with the help of a generous doctor, distributed food items to 42 families in Leharva Basti of Jagdishpur village in Varanasi. These 42 families belongs to Nat...

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No Work From Home for Tea Growers | COVID 19 | West Bengal

 
/ April 10, 2020

While the whole country is under lockdown to combat coronavirus, work continues as is in the tea estates of Alipurduar district of West Bengal. These estates are in such far off areas that information regarding the virus has not reached everyone and they are willing to work without any protective...