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 […]

Odisha Millet Mission: An Approach For Sustainable Agriculture & Healthy World

Leading to millet production one of the farmers named Mrs. Santilata Birua (48 yrs) is residing at Sankatapalia village of Hardagarh Gram Panchayat, Hatadihi block of Keonjhar District successfully Cultivating millet. In the year 2022-2023 kharif Millet production Mrs. Santilata Birua was motivated and showed her interest for the production of millet crop knowing the […]

Siluan Creche gives rays of hope and a future for Harapriya

The impact of poverty on young children is significant and long-lasting. Poverty is associated with substandard housing, hunger, homelessness, and inadequate childcare. This story deals with a toddler from the Siluan area of Keonjhar district whose life was entirely at risk due to poverty and inadequate childcare. The child identified as Harapriya Mahanta, D/O Pujarani […]

DMF Scholarships: Unlocking Opportunities, Creating Smiles

Jayashree Sahoo, the daughter of a marginal farmer from Belabahali village in Keonjhar district, has emerged as a shining example of perseverance and determination. Despite facing financial constraints, Jayashree’s academic journey took a remarkable turn when she became a recipient of the District Mineral Foundation – High School Certificate Scholarship in 2021. This scholarship became […]