January 22, 2019

Their notion of “birthright” undergoes a paradigm shift

Padmabati had a dream. She dreamt of a small family built with love and care. A distant relative, from a village about 12 kms from her […]
January 17, 2019

Standing together, these marginalized women are an invincible force

(Why have you gathered here? What do you want?) said the Police Officer to members of Ekta Mahila Sangh, the block level federation of women SHGs […]
January 7, 2019

Harvesting “Trust”

Keshabati Mohanta is from Naubudani village of Chakidi Gram Panchayat, situated amidst thick hilly forests, in Mayurbhanj district of Odisha. Like the majority of her fellow […]
December 21, 2018

What have you done for your country? – Reminisces of a Development Professional

It was September 2016, a usual Tuesday afternoon at Dina Tola; the villagers were waiting to collect their monthly quota of ration from the fair price […]
November 29, 2018

High Impact Mega Watershed Project in Chhattisgarh

We are happy to announce the launching of ‘High Impact Mega Watershed Project in Chhattisgarh’ in partnership with the Govt. of Chhattisgarh, Bharat Rural Livelihoods Foundation and Axis Bank Foundation. Through this four-year initiative a consortium of 13 CSOs* will facilitate land and water treatment measures covering 694,500 hectares of catchments in the upper ridges in 26 blocks of 12 districts in the state of Chhattisgarh
November 17, 2018

Flight to Freedom – Shibam Jha

She had wings but did not fly; for she was too scared where she might land. Little did she know that her flight would change her […]
November 12, 2018

Laxmi Mahila Samiti: Leveraging Linkages for Livelihoods

The journey of the last decade had brought a sea change in the lives of women of the Laxmi SHG. Strong association with their group and […]
November 12, 2018

Odisha government launches new scheme to enhance farmers’ income in tribal regions

BHUBANESWAR: Chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday launched a new programme that aims to benefit around one lakh farmers across 40 blocks in 12 tribal districts […]
November 6, 2018

MoU Signing Ceremony

MoU Signing Ceremony of a special programme on ‘PROMOTION OF AGRICULTURE PRODUCTION CLUSTERS (APCs) IN TRIBAL REGIONS OF ODISHA’ between Directorate of Horticulture, Odisha and Government […]
November 1, 2018

गुमला : पहाड़ व जंगलों से घिरे भींजपुर टोले में 24 घंटे बिजली उपलब्ध

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