Bad roads trouble residents of Darjeeling despite sanction of Rs. 96 lakh
The dilapidated condition of roads in Darjeeling district has disrupted normal life of thousands of people who live Mirik district. The long stretch of 8 km of metal road is considered a vital one for thousands of commuters who live between Katari banbasti and Belgacchi tea garden. Thousands of villagers...
Schemes and Dreams of Electricity
“We live in an age when all our work depends on electricity. If we had electricity in this village we’d have better employment opportunities”, says Rooplal, a resident of Kauwajhar village in Madhya Pradesh. Rooplal’s village has not seen electricity for at least 25 years. VV-PACS Correspondent Surjiya Paraste reports...
The Fallen Village
Ambai Bujurga village in the Kara block of Kaushambi district, Uttar Pradesh is slowly getting popular as the ‘fallen village’ due to the sheer number of deaths, occurring due to lack of a proper road or even a rough path. For lack of a better word, the ‘roads’ are rowdy,...
Bad Road Affects Villagers
In Rakhpora, Jammu and Kashmir, an important road lies in a very bad and unsafe condition.
JNNURM gives Hope and Anguish to Slum
Slum dwellers in Ludhiana are still waiting for the National Urban Mission to deliver.
No Transport For The Poor
In Cachar district of Assam, the lack of publicly funded transportation hassles the lives of the poor.
Pregnancy Ambulance Fails To Deliver
In Orissa, only one ambulance is available to transport all the pregnant women of one block.
Ayurveda Helps Villagers Stay Healthy
People in remote Indian village use Ayurveda to deal with inadequate health care.