Tag: Panchayati Raj
Locked and Defunct: How Panchayats Work in Pulwama
Jahan Ara Khaliq / May 18, 2018
Ever since the Panchayati Raj Act was adopted, the panchayat buildings in this Pulwama village are regularly painted and maintained; only to open for elections.
A Poem to the Panchayat: a plea for old age pension
Halima Ejaj / May 5, 2015
May 5th 2015 | Jharkhand, Dhanbad District, Baghmara block, Chatrutand Panchayat, Murlidih Village | Halima Ejaz More than a dozen beneficiaries of Old Age Pension have not received any money in a decade. They have tried all possible routes to avail their entitlement but each of their pleas have been...
Woman Sarpanch Brings Change to Rural India
Bhan Sahu / March 29, 2012
Sukhvantibai leads the way in Chhattisgarh
Women Master Art Of Farming
Varsha Jawalgekar / January 4, 2011
Women break into male domain of agriculture and set up a farming cooperative in Bihar.
Women MasterArt Of Farming
Varsha Jawalgekar / September 15, 2010
Women break into the mail domain of traditional farming, turn food growers in remote village of India’s Bihar state