Tag: Jharkhand (Indian State)

ICDS Fails in Daridag Village, Chatra, Jharkhand

/ April 24, 2015

Daridag Village, Chatra District, Jharkhand | Reshmi Devi India’s Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS) is the world’s largest early childhood development scheme. It has been running for the last 30 years providing supplementary nutrition, immunisation, health check-ups, non-formal pre-school education among other services. This video uncovers how corruption at the...

This Cheating Employer Must be Held Accountable

/ April 23, 2015

23rd April 2015 | Hetu Tola, Khunti Block, Jharkhand | Amit Topo People working as labourers at a private farm have been cheated from their wages for the past 5-6 years. Jayant Jaipal Singh, who runs a private farm had employed close to 24 people in 2009. Sugita Kumari was...

A health centre without doctors

/ January 29, 2015

January 29; Girdih, Jharkhand The sole health centre in the village of Nowdiha doesn’t have even a single doctor. The villagers have to travel 50 kilometres for treatment, to a different village altogether. Though the centre has been operationally active for the past 20 years, only 2 staff members show...

Too much coal, very little water

/ January 15, 2015

January 15; Ramgarh, Jharkhand Unchecked mining leads to many adversities, dropping levels of water in the ground is one of them. Parej East Mining Project, in Ramgarh district of Jharkhand, has left the surrounding areas dry. Villagers who work as manual labourers have no access to drinkable water and the only...

No drains in rural Jharkhand

/ January 9, 2015

Community Correspondent Shantilata Baa reports from Jharkhand on the problems faced by a community in the lack of a drainage system.

Law of the land

/ January 7, 2015

In another incident of illegal acquisition of land, Ramkrishna Forging Company snatched away the agrarian land that belonged to the tribals. This, when there are already 1600 factories in the Adityapur Industrial Belt nearby. In this report, Community Correspondent Sujeeta Tudu talks to the locals, whose land was taken away....

A tribal festival in Jharkhand

/ January 2, 2015

Eind is a popular festival of the Munda tribal community in Jharkhand. Community Correspondent Warles Surin shows the celebrations and tells the history of the festival.

Land Taken on Name of Development but no Compensation, Mandu Block, Ramgarh, Jharkhand

/ December 31, 2014

The Central Government’s recommendations to make significant changes in the Land Acquisition Act 2013, most significantly the removal of the consent clause have left civil society and human rights activists shocked. The changes have been justified by those in power as a means to make the process of acquisition much...