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Jharkhand NREGA workers unpaid due to govt. mismanagement & apathy

Jharkhand NREGA workers unpaid due to govt. mismanagement & apathy

The state of Jharkhand has been in the news recently but for the wrong reasons. The NREGS workers who worked for constructing dobhas (small farm ponds) across the state during April to June 2016 have been treated unfairly by the officials in the sense that they were not paid their due wages, alleges a group of local activists. Despite complaints being made by the aggrieved workers, no action has been taken yet for releasing their pending wages. The administration has...

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Census data reveals educational backwardness among the impaired

Census data reveals educational backwardness among the impaired

The education level among the disabled stands far below that of the general population. Latest data from the Census 2011 confirms this. It shows that only 54.5 percent of the disabled aged seven years or above could read and write with understanding. (Please see table 1). As per the Census 2011,...

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Eligible beneficiaries dropped from pension list in Rajasthan

Eligible beneficiaries dropped from pension list in Rajasthan

It was a Rashomon moment for the readers of the First Common Review Mission report when they heard activists complaining about the pension system of Rajasthan during a recent press conference held in the capital. The First Common Review Mission (CRM) report, which was prepared during the month of May this...

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