Covid-19 lockdown affects over 50 lakh tribals dependent on forests, making Van Dhan Yojna more relevant

The current crisis situation due to Covid-19 has posed an unprecedented threat across the country. Almost all the States and UTs in India are affected by it, in varying degrees. The situation has also dealt a blow to the livelihoods of the poor and marginalized communities. The tribal gatherers can be one of the worst affected in these trying times since this is the peak season for harvesting Non-Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) in many regions.

घर वापसी के लिए खाली जेब, भूखे पेट सैकड़ों किलोमीटर चले मध्यप्रदेश के प्रवासी मजदूर, अब अंधकार में भविष्य

भोपाल की संस्था विकास संवाद समिति ने प्रवासी मजदूरों के मध्यप्रदेश वापस आने पर एक त्वरित सर्वे प्रकाशित किया है। जिसमें मजदूरों की वर्तमान स्थिति की सच्चाई सामने आई है।

Rapid study: Mass unemployment worries over 90% migrant workers of Madhya Pradesh

A rapid study conducted by a Bhopal based non-profit Vikas Samvad Samiti (VSS), on situation of migrant labourers who returned to Madhya Pradesh reveals shocking results. The study was released in a virtual press meet on May 26 by social activists associated with VSS–Sachin Kumar Jain and Rakesh Kumar Malviya. VSS conducted the study on 310 migrant labourers from 10 districts of Madhya Pradesh.

LockdownTales Ep #1: Poems, Rhymes, Stories And Songs Of Hope To Reduce Stress Of Kids Secluded From Outdoor Activities

This is Manish and your are listening to my podcast GroundTales.
I’m back with another podcast. With this episode, I’m starting a new series “lockdown tales” where I’ll try to bring stories related to the Coronavirus lockdown. As you know, most of the parts of world are under lockdown to fight Covid-19, so ,most of the things including schools, colleges and other recreational activities are also closed. This puts a lot of pressure on parents to keep their children busy at home without getting irritated.

Folktrails Ep #4: Tale of a Band bringing soulful music from the forests of Bastar

The tribes have preserved their music for thousands of years and the music is still pure and unchanged. They discovered this music from their encounters in the jungle. Bastar Band’s journey started with documentation of the varied music found in the area. The founder of the band Anoop traveled across the Bastar region to explore the music and collected a number of songs and indigenous instruments. He then formed a team of tribal people from across the region.

छत्तीसगढ़ के आदिवासी बच्चों की पहल, होस्टल में बनाया किचन गार्डन, रोज एक घंटे मेहनत कर अपने लिए उगा रहे सब्जियां

कांकेर जिले के चारामा ब्लॉक स्थित पण्डरीपानी गांव में स्थित प्री-मैट्रिक आदिवासी बालक छात्रावास में विद्यार्थियों ने मिलकर पोषण वाटिका बनाई है। छात्रावास की इमारत के पीछे के खाली जगह को इन्होंने तैयार कर इसमें पोषण से भरे विभिन्न साग-सब्जियों के पौधों लगाए गए। रोजाना एक घंटे की मेहनत कर विद्यार्थी यहां पौधों की देखभाल करते हैं।

CRY study: Almost Half of Adolescents Addicted to Internet

One in every three adolescents who were exposed to internet has gone through negative experiences of some kind or the other, a recent study conducted by CRY – Child Rights and You has revealed.

Health Checkup After 28 Yrs: C’garh Team Walks 15KM To Reach Bastar Village, Finds 70% Population Suffering From Malaria

The team held three-day check-up camp in the village and did malaria test of 856 individuals, out of which 587 were diagnosed with malaria and were provided immediate medical treatment. They were given ACT-kit and primaquin tablets. At the camp, 87 children were vaccinated. The team also distributed mosquito nets to villagers.

ट्विटर पर देशभर के किसानों ने चलाया हैशटैग, किसान को दिन में बिजली दो

राजस्थान, मध्यप्रदेश सहित कई राज्यों के किसान सिंचाई के लिए रात में मिलने वाली बिजली से परेशान हैं। कंपकपाती सर्दी में आधी रात को सिंचाई करने खेत जाना इनके लिए जानलेवा साबित हो रहा है।

NCRB Records 388 Crimes against Children Each Day

More than One lakh 40 thousand crimes against children have been recorded in 2018, which means as many as 388 crimes were committed each day in the year. This is revealed by the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) latest report, published on 9th January 2020.

Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Courts Asks MHA Why No Summons Served To Dow Chemical

The first class magistrate of Bhopal District Court (Heeralal Alawa) issued summons to Under Secretary, Legal Cell-IS II Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt of India to present itself on 20 February 2020 and explain why it has not been able the serve the summons to The Dow Chemical Company under the Mutual Legal AssistanceContinue reading “Bhopal Gas Tragedy: Courts Asks MHA Why No Summons Served To Dow Chemical”