“Van Dhan Vikas Kendra” at Bijapur, Chhattisgarh

Minor Forest Produce (MFP) is a major source of livelihood for tribals living in forest areas. The importance of MFPs for this section of the society can be gauged from the fact that around 100 million forest dwellers depend on MFPs for food, shelter, medicines and cash income. It provides them

Academy In Maoist Heartland In Chhattisgarh Shapes Sports Champions

Nearly every district headquarters in Chhattisgarh has a “mini-stadium”, used for cricket and football. In May last year, the administration of Bijapur, among the districts worst affected by left-wing violence in the country, decided to build in one such mini-stadium the Bijapur Sports Academy.

Dantewada Tribal Women Driving E-Rickshaws To Prosperity

Read this report published in Jagran which talks of how the tribal women folk of Chhattisgarh's Dantewada district are making a living by plying e-rickshaws. Yogendra Thakur of Jagran has filed this report, which can be read in full in the provided link. आदिवासी महिलाओं का जिक्र आते ही जेहन में

Tribal Children In Naxal Area Of Chhattisgarh Learning Archery

In the naxal affected Bastar district of Chhattisgarh, the children in the age group of 12-14 are being trained to learn archery. School children are given training in this sports and the results are very encouraging. Even the authorities are surprised and appreciating their talent. बस्तर में वनवासी

Chhattisgarh Engg Students Develop Use Of Paddy Husk For Construction

Civil engineering students of an engineering college in Chhattisgarh have developed a process by which paddy husk can be used alongwith cement in the construction industry. This will reduce the cost, by reducing the use of sand and cement and instead using paddy husk. This developed new mixture will

NGO In Chhattisgarh Addresses Deficit Nutrition Among Children

An NGO in Chhattisgarh is addressing the urgent deficit in nutrition by providing three meals a day to children under three along with daycare. Since 2009, the NGO Jan Swasthya Sahyog has been running creches or phulwaris where children under the age of three can stay for eight hours. They eat three

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