Tag: Uttar Pradesh

200 Villagers hold Authorities Accountable for Lack of Work Under MGNREGA

 
/ June 16, 2017

In a small drought affected village in Uttar Pradesh, the community came together to solve systemic bureaucratic apathy and wrested the employment guaranteed under MGNREGA.

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Swachh Bharat Mission fails 500 families in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ May 22, 2017

Are these 500 families in Uttar Pradesh village, an exception or is it part of a trend indicating improper implementation of the Swachh Bharat Mission? “Advertisements promoting the Swachh Bharat Mission are all over the television. The government is shouting from rooftops that toilets will be built. But it’s all...

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Tragic Death of Two Children Motivates Community to Demand School

 
/ March 16, 2017

The tragic death of two girls was the catalyst for transformation in a village in Uttar Pradesh to demand a school in their village, under the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009.

Community Voices powered by Lalit Lokvani in Uttar Pradesh

 
/ February 20, 2017

“Radio is such a medium that even while cooking we can listen to the news, music and folk songs.” shares a happy listener of Lalit Lokvani. Lalit Lokvani is a community radio station in Alapur village of Lalitpur district in Uttar Pradesh, catering to the needs of 120 villages in...