Government and COVID-19: A glimpse into curbing coronavirus outbreak

Written by Ambalika Khanna, CMGAA Panipat   With the Covid on the rise, a hasty nationwide lockdown was enforced as a measure to suppress the spread of this novel virus. This resulted in chaos across the country. There was not one single person whose life had not been affected by the virus. Of course, the […]

Automated seed certification cheers the farm and farmers in Bihar

For any farmer, a seed is a cheap yet critical input for farming. With a fistful of seeds, the farmer launches himself onto the farm, sowing them and reaping the crop that reaches millions.  Seeds are of critical importance in states with primarily agrarian focus. Bihar with 77 per cent (higher than national average) of […]

IAS officer building rural libraries

District Magistrate of Jamtara Jharkhand is converting old, dilapidated buildings into libraries One important reason for our rural areas to be backward in the field of education is the absence of access to libraries. Therefore, the sooner we promote our libraries in the country with our loyalty and vigilance, the sooner we will be able […]

Millets – Are These Lesser Known Cereals Slowly Making A Comeback?

They may be lesser known cereals but millets are extremely nutritious, climate-resilient and have been consumed for a very long time in India. And if reports are to be believed they are eventually making a comeback in our diets. While wheat and rice still continue to remain the most preferred cereals, consumption of Jowar, Bajra […]

One Village, One Pond initiative: In drought-prone Jhansi, 325 ponds revived under MGNREGS

As many as 325 ponds have been revived in drought-prone Bundelkhand’s Jhansi district under “One Village, One Pond” initiative launched by the district administration. Jhansi District Magistrate Andra Vamsi said that 11,000 migrant workers, who had returned to the state during the coronavirus-induced lockdown in the months of April and May, were employed in the […]

How Haryana has used an inter-block competitive model to improve student learning levels

Introduction How does a state with 14000+ government schools, 60000 teachers and more than 15 lakh students create momentum to achieve a common goal: improving learning levels? This was the question to which the Government of Haryana was seeking an answer. To substantially improve the learning levels of students in government schools, the state government […]

Wall of Gratitude Salutes DeCorona Champ, Gaurang Rathi, IAS

On the occasion of our Independence Day, through the “Wall of Gratitude“, we salute leaders like Gaurang Rathi, IAS, (Municipal Commissioner – Varanasi, CEO – Varanasi Smart City, CEO – Kashi Vishwanath Trust) and all those in the CivilServices who have been navigating our villages, towns and cities through Covid19. “The best way to find […]

Smartphone Recycle Scheme

Let’s Reflect How many of us have changed our mobile handsets in last five years? I don’t think i even need to count; almost all of us would have switched a better gadget with every new launch. But the second and most important question; how many of us have bothered about its recycling? Where are […]

Wall of Gratitude Salutes DeCoronaChamps like Gaurang Rathi, IAS

On the occasion of our Independence Day, through the “Wall of Gratitude“, we salute leaders like Gaurang Rathi, IAS, (Municipal Commissioner – Varanasi, CEO – Varanasi Smart City, CEO – Kashi Vishwanath Trust) and all those in the CivilServices who have been navigating our villages, towns and cities through Covid19. “The best way to find […]