Tag: IndiaUnheard Impact
Impact: 250 MGNREGA workers get paid after 18 months
Bikash Barman / April 21, 2016
Ratna Roy, a labourer from West Bengal had toiled hard under the rural employment guarantee scheme MGNREGA to earn her promised daily bread. But her efforts were in vain as the administration of Cooch Behar, West Bengal did not pay her wages for one and a half years. Just like Ratna...
Women bring water home after six months
Maya Khodve / April 19, 2016
In spite of water connections in the area, women of Shramiknagar, an area in Nashik, would wake up every day at 5 am to fetch water from a nearby tank for six months. Reason being that the officials would refuse to supply water to their area, which is home to...
IU Impact: Untouchability Captured and Ended on Camera
Sunita Kasera / January 22, 2013