Livelihood/ Employment

What does self-reliance really mean? Amazing stories emerge from India’s villages -Ashish Kothari

-The Hindu True self-reliance won’t come from relentless industrialisation, but from localisation and decentralisation, as demonstrated by these remarkable stories of empowered rural communities Not so long ago, Dalit women farmers in Telangana used to face hunger and deprivation. Today, they have contributed foodgrains for pandemic relief....

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Rotis, mobile recharges, carrom boards -- how Kerala fixed its migrant worker anger -Shanker Arnimesh

-ThePrint.in Migrant workers protested in Kottayam on 29 March demanding to be sent back home. The state changed its strategy in dealing with them and has since seen no such protests.   New Delhi: It was a blot on the much-touted Kerala Covid-19 response model. On 29...

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Andhra Pradesh to deliver payments at pensioners' houses

-TheWire.in The state government has also reduced the cut-off age for old age pensioners from 65 to 60 years. New Delhi: Close to 42 lakh pensioners in Andhra Pradesh received their pensions at their houses from the village and ward volunteers under the state government’s ‘Intivadhakey Pension’...

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Rural tourism opens up new livelihood options for coastal communities -T Appala Naidu

-The Hindu Women make a decent living selling groundnut to beach visitors MANGINAPUDI: Several women living in the stretch of villages along the 9-km beach road have found a new opportunity to earn income — tapping the benefits being offered by the flourishing rural tourism with the...

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'One family, one job' scheme in Sikkim -Rajeev Ravidas

-The Telegraph The scheme envisages providing jobs to a member of every family who does not have a government job Gangtok: The Sikkim Assembly on Thursday approved creation of over 16,000 temporary jobs in different departments as part of the government’s ‘one family, one job’ scheme announced...

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