Tag: Jharkhand

Tribal children of Jharkhand denied Vaccinations since Three years

 
/ November 7, 2016

Children of Jharkhand are being denied necessary vaccinations because of the neglect of the authorities in the area. Deep in Jharkhand’s Gumla district, children have not received the vaccination in their village since three years. The new and expectant mothers of the Kurdega village have requested for a mini-anganwadi (...

Jharkhand’s Food Security Act leaves hungry Tribals to die

 
/ October 21, 2016

Rocha Korwa sits in his hut alone, struggling with a bunch of Tendu leaves, a forest produce, that he will sell in the market for Rs. 10-15 for a bunch. He dreads the walk to the market, his 65-years-old knees struggle to move, making each step painful for Rocha. However,...

Jharkhand’s Food Security Act leaves hungry Tribals to die

 
/ October 21, 2016

Rocha Korwa sits in his hut alone, struggling with a bunch of Tendu leaves, a forest produce, that he will sell in the market for Rs. 10-15 for a bunch. He dreads the walk to the market, his 65-years-old knees struggle to move, making each step painful for Rocha. However,...

A Long Walk towards Maternal Health in this Jharkhand Village

 
/ October 6, 2016

Julia Murmu, a mother from Jharkhand walks almost three kilometres through dense forest with her young child for any health-related issue. Afraid of attacks from wild animals and overall safety, the mothers refrain from going to the nearby Anganwadi centre for medicines and vaccinations. Under the Janani Suraksha Yojana and...

Storm-hit village awaits compensation since five months

 
/ October 5, 2016

On a sunny Saturday, Harilal Yadav was idling around in the verandah of his mud hosue when he and his fellow villagers faced the wrath of nature. A strong rain-storm hit his village, Sarhuwa in Jharkhand and within 30 minutes left a trail of destruction behind. The village wore an...

Jharkhand Mothers cross forests for childrens’ vaccination

 
/ September 29, 2016

The lack of state medical facilities in the hinterlands of Jharkhand has the tribal mothers worried about the health of their young ones. The Lopongtandi village of Ramgarh district in Jharkhand has a tribal population of 450 residents, amongst which 56 are children between the age of 0-6 years. The...

Swacch Bharat Abhiyaan fails physically-challenged persons

 
/ September 21, 2016

In an unfortunate accident two years ago left Dinesh Bhuiyan of Jharkhand with one amputated leg and a paralysed hand. “While one leg was amputated, the other leg has limited movement. Since then, I have been unable to earn for my family,” tells Dinesh to Manju Kisku, our Correspondent in...

What will happen if there is no water?

 
/ September 6, 2016

What will happen when there is no water? The acute scarcity of water in Jharkhand has brought its citizens face to face with this apocalyptic situation. As the state’s water sources dry up, residents of many villages are being forced to use contaminated water.  Basanti Hunni takes viewers to Urikel, a village...