The Transformative Path

In the village of Mootaikaranchavadi, a unique story emerged featuring Muthu Swetha, an enthusiastic eighth-grade student at Panchayat Union Middle School. When the Whole School Transformation (WST) Program began in 2021, aiming to bring positive changes to both the school and the community through various activities, Muthu Swetha was a keen seventh-grader, eagerly participating in […]

“Bastar’s Historic Initiative: Anganwadi-Centered Caste Certificates for Children”

In a significant stride towards administrative efficiency and citizen convenience, the Bastar district in Chhattisgarh has revolutionized the process of obtaining caste certificates, particularly for children aged between three and six years. The District Administration, under the leadership of Collector Vijay Dayaram K., has implemented the “Mocho Chinhaari Abhiyan” (Mocho Chinhaari is a Halbi phrase […]

Mission Aakash initiative with a soul

NFHS -5 data shows that across India, 67% of children aged 6-59 months suffer from Anemia. The prevalence of anaemia among pregnant women stands at an alarming 52%. Despite numerous interventions and advancements in technology, Anemia continues to be a major public health problem in India. It is estimated that about 20% of maternal deaths […]

PUNARAVARTAN : A campaign to collect and recycle clay after Ganesh Utsav

PUNARAVARTAN collects 13.5 tons of clay sludge after Ganesh idol immersions In the fourth year of the campaign, the Punaravartan campaign network of organisations and individuals collected 13.5 tonnes of clay sludge in Pune city alone. This figure is complemented by collections upto approximately 5 tons in several other cities including Pimpri Chinchwad, Thane, Nasik, […]

Nexus of Good: Fruitful proliferation

India, home to one of the largest educational systems in the world, has taken rapid strides to achieve 98.4 per cent enrolment in primary education. The focus has now shifted to improving learning outcomes and ensuring quality education at the primary level. An ASER Report 2022 highlights that while gross enrolment has seen an increase, […]

Organic farming at Dantewada: A silver-lining in the rich land of poor people

Dantewada, the land of the regional deity Maa Danteshawari, is a perfect example of rich land, poor people. The district contains iron ores that are of the best quality in the continent generating large revenue yet the number of people below the poverty is much higher than the National average and the number of malnourished […]

“Kurladunguri”- The transformation from A Bald Hill Into a Lush Green Forest

“Kurladunduri” The transformation from A Bald Hill Into a Lush Green Forest “Community are the Best Manager of Forest Resources” once again proved by the Sagarpali VSS. The VSS falls under the administrative jurisdiction of the Ujalpur Forest Range of Sundargarh Forest Division in Odisha State. Sagarpali, which is yet to receive the long-claimed revenue […]

One District – One Digital Library for all

Introduction: Inspired by the success of Saksham Surajpur and Sashakt Dantewada, the visionary theme of “One District One Digital Library for All Citizens” envisions a transformative digital library system accessible to every individual. These pioneering initiatives in Surajpur and Dantewada districts of Chhattisgarh have empowered students and citizens through the centralized availability of vast educational […]

Nidaan Shivir: Bastar role-model Vinit Nandanwar is bridging the gap between Samaj and Sarkaar with ‘Proactive Governance’.

The District administration of Dantewada under the leadership of the District Collector Vinit Nandawar has valiantly reached out to remote villages through “Nidaan Shivir” (diagnostic camps). Collector himself a local role model, who is an inspiration for many in the Left-Wing Extremism affected region of Bastar, has been fearless in his approach of putting an […]