Beaureaucrat turned Padwoman of India

                                                                A journey of creating Pad men and Pad women across India amidst covid by Aman Preet , IRS            […]

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 […]

Om Harikant Khanderwal – One less child hungry

This is Om Harikant Khanderwal. the eight-years-old Om hails from Lalbaug Kumbharwada, a locality in Vadodara, Gujarat. Young Om and his family were beneficiaries of Akshaya Patra’s COVID-19 Relief Feeding during the lockdown.  Om’s father is a migrant worker who travels with his family of five. With the lockdown, the family lost their source of […]

Lockdown with No food, No Money and No Parents…

Lockdown with No food, No Money and No Parents… Reena picked up the phone when it rang… Upon listening to the familiar voice of her beloved Sheetal didi, the Social Mobiliser from Room to Read (an international NGO) and her mentor, tears started rolling down her cheeks and she started howling…  Reena, a student of […]

Rachakonda Police of Telangana state- Serving Souls in Covid19 Pandemic

Humaneness and sensitivity have long been perceived to be hidden behind the Khaki. The COVID 19 pandemic brought the nation to a standstill through lockdown. However, the police have geared themselves up in no time to be tough on implementation of lockdown on one hand and to lend a helping hand to those suffering due […]

Jhansi shows the way to combat the Locust Menace

When we sit down for a meal, we instinctively thank the Almighty. But how many of us also thank the farmer who braves numerous odds to put the food on our table?   Notwithstanding vagaries of the weather and high input costs, the Indian farmer toils away for months, to eke out a living.  He […]

Impact of Lockdown on People of India: The Case of Uttar Pradesh

Sandhya, a 32-year old widow, lives in Lucknow slums. After recently losing her husband, she now has to take care of their small child on her own. Sandhya migrated from Bihar and worked at a construction site that was, unfortunately, shut in lockdown. She embodies the most vulnerable figure we can think of – a […]

IAS Officer Restores 178 Water Bodies in 3 Months

IAS Officer Restores 178 Water Bodies in 3 Months   Puducherry’s Karaikal district has been badly afflicted with water scarcity. Ground water level went down up to 300 feet, as rains are deficient, and water received from Cauvery river is inadequate. Farmers could cultivate barely a small fragment of their land. The administration had declared […]