Tag: Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh Fails to Ensure Food Security Amidst Rising Hunger

 
/ November 20, 2018

A village in Kushinagar lives on the brink of malnourishment as the Public Distribution System fails to deliver to the most disenfranchised. Or, fails to ensure last mile service delivery.

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Two Kilometers From the Seat of the UP Government, a School in Distress

 
/ September 5, 2018

Uttar Pradesh, which has the country’s largest child population, also has the lowest transition rate from primary to upper primary school.

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Indian Government is Failing its Nutrition and Healthcare Crusaders

 
/ August 24, 2018

Anganwadi workers across the country have been protesting for higher pay but the government fails to realise their importance in eradicating malnutrition.

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Adarsh Gram Yojana: Inside PM Modi’s Ideal Village

 
/ August 13, 2018

The residents of Nagepur were jubilant when their village was adopted by the PM under the Adarsh Gram Yojana. Two years on, little progress has been made.

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First Sexually Violated, then Harassed by Law Keepers

 
/ August 6, 2018

Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law, who are either unaware of amendments in law or not sensitive enough to support survivors.

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Living with Food Insecurity in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ July 2, 2018

Many residents of Shivpuri village in Uttar Pradesh are living in vulnerability without the food security that comes with having a ration card.

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Rural Electrification: The Long Wait for Electricity Supply

 
/ April 4, 2018

As India celebrates its high share in global electricity production, it is important to remember that 51% rural households in its most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, still have no electricity connection.

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India’s Stone Quarries are Sounding the Death Knell for Their Workers

 
/ March 23, 2018

Tuberculosis and Silicosis are killing innumerous stone quarry and mine workers in the country; both private companies and the government are flouting the law and not taking adequate preventive measures or providing compensation.