Bihar

Govt Secondary Schools In Banka District, Learning Through Smart Classes

It is 11 am, time for “TV serial-type” lessons inside the Project Girls High School at Katoria in Bihar’s Banka district. Around 85 students of Class 10 are crammed in a room, four girls to a bench, but no one’s complaining. On a 40-inch screen plays a video, in Hindi, on photosynthesis. The nodal

Villagers Donate Money To Build Channels To Irrigate Their Fields

Ancient Mauryan engineering has brought water back to the undulating and rocky terrain of Magadh, the grain bowl of Bihar that had turned almost entirely arid because of abortive modern irrigation policies. The Magadh region, comprising 10 districts in south-central Bihar, was reeling from its worst

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