Tag: Maharashtra (Indian State)

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Bad Health, Unemployment in COVID 19 Times Leads Maharashtra Villager to Suicide

 
/ August 5, 2020

Madhukar Harmkar, a 60 year old daily wage worker from Maharashtra died by suicide after he could not support his family in times of Covid-19 lockdown.

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IMPACT | 35 Families from Nandurbar, Maharashtra Receive Ration After One Year

 
/ July 17, 2020

Digitisation of ration cards meant 35 families of Mahrashtra's Nandurbar district had no ration for one year.

Rehabilitated and Inundated: A Narmada Resettlement Colony Fights Back

 
/ September 22, 2017

First displaced by the flooding caused by the Sardar Sarovar Dam, these Narmada oustees are still living in fear of submergence.

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Fifty Families in Maharashtra Have no Houses, Just Toilets

 
/ June 23, 2017

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana promises houses for all by 2019 in Maharashtra. This is a cruel joke for 50 families living out of tents for the past thirty years in Risod.

No Electricity Endangers Crop

 
/ May 27, 2015

27th May 2015 | Gawarla, Chandrapur, Maharastra | Krupakar Chahande Farmers from Gawarla village in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra have no access to electricity. They paid for the electricity connection 2 years ago yet no meter or appropriate set up has been done to ensure electricity supply. When they approach...

Policy Pipe-dreams: Ration Cards not to be found in rural Maharashtra

 
/ April 2, 2015

Valaki village, Maharashtra | Radhika Chincholikar India is home to 190 million of the world’s hungry. A staggering number by any count. To combat this the government has put into place a number of schemes, most importantly the Public Distribution System. Bogged down by corruption and neglect at every level,...

Factory pollution choking lives

 
/ January 15, 2015

January 15; Satara, Maharashtra Village of Golegaon in rural Maharashtra is suffering from the toxin pollutions by a factory unit of Sona Alloys Pvt. Limited. “Flowers don’t bloom on our fruit trees due to the black dust,” says Hirabai Gole, resident of Golegaon. Community Correspondent Rohini Pawar reports on the...

No Bribe No Free House

 
/ June 9, 2014

Want a house that is supposed to be provided for free by the government?  Tough luck.  It’s not free. Give me a bribe.  Else live on the street or in a make shift hut.  An unsafe place that may collapse on you and kill you and your entire family.  Money...