Tag: Jharkhand (Indian State)

IMPACT | Vaccination resumed in Pipratand, Jharkhand

 
/ October 12, 2015

Pipratand village, Dhanbad, Jharkhand | Bharti Kumari For over a year, administration of vaccinations had come to a halt at the Anganwadi centre in Pipratand village. Women had to travel to the faraway PHC in Baghmara for vaccinations. Community Correspondent Bharti Kumari reported the matter through a video, screened it...

Making the government work in Jharkhand

 
/ August 4, 2015

4th August 2015 | Salaiya village, Madhupur block, Deogarh district, Jharkhand | Mukesh Rajak Birth certificates are necessary for availing the benefits from various government schemes designed for children. Acquiring birth certificates from Jharkhand’s government hospitals can however take years, as this report shows. In this video, a community’s Kafkesque...

Human Rights Day in the World’s Largest ‘Democracy’

 
/ December 10, 2013

What do a teacher, cultural activist and human rights worker have in common? They can all be branded anti-state elements and be jailed. Just like the people whose testimonies you will watch in the below videos. β€œI was just a teacher trying to educate tribal children in our area. Why...

Corruption in NRHM : Pregnant woman charged Rs 300 by Auxilary Nurse Midwife

 
/ October 26, 2015

Mandru Block, Sahebganj District, Jharkhand Community Correspondent Shikha Paharin’s sister-in-law, Munni Paharin gave birth to a baby boy at the district hospital of Sahebganj in 2014. According to the Janani Suraksha Yojana, all women below poverty line are entitled to free and cashless deliveries at government-run health facilities. However, at...

Pension resumed after a year

 
/ September 18, 2015

Khunti District, Jharkhand | Amita Tuti A senior citizen was declared dead and his pension had been stopped. VV’s correspondent took up this issue with the authorities and got pension resumed for him and many others in the village. The authorities involved, mainly the Tahsildar were very response and immediately...

No salary for teachers in Paharpur

 
/ September 5, 2015

Paharpur, Godda, Jharkhand | Mary Nisha Hansda Teachers in famine struck Paharpur village in Jharkhand haven’t been paid in 16 months. On 1st July 2014, school inspection was conducted by the Food Supply Officer and on 17th July Lalita Murmu, a teacher at the Paharpur School received a letter asking...

River Extremely Polluted in Rajdoha, Jharkhand

 
/ July 30, 2015

In the Eastern Singhbhum district, Block Potka of Jharkhand, about 10 kms east from Jamshedpur, in the Hartopa and Domjuri Panchayat, between Rajdoha and Murgaghuttu is the Gudra river. The Gudra river flows through two mountains and people from both villages bathe and use this water for their cattle. Every...

70 Women Await Maternal Health Cash Incentives

 
/ July 13, 2015

Indira village, Hazaribag district, Jharkhand | Chunnu Hansda 70 women have not received cash incentives of Rs 1400 that they are entitled to under the Janani Suraksha Yojana. The JSY focusses on encouraging women to deliver at state-run health facilities by providing free of cost health care and cash incentives....