Chandrapur

Community economies - Reconstructing rural economy with ecological sustainability and ethics of equity
Collective management, participation and equity are the foundations on which community economies are sustained. Amita Bhaduri posted 1 year 6 months ago

The exodus of migrant workers from urban areas back to their villages in the wake of country wide lockdown has brought rural poverty into sharp focus. Reconstruction of rural economy therefore needs policy and planning attention.

Johads in Nanduwali nadi region (Image: Farhad Contractor, IWP Flickr)
Living on the edge
The increasing cases of tigers straying outside the reserves are leading to man-animal conflicts. A film tries to find solutions. Amita Bhaduri posted 4 years 6 months ago

A tiger takes a stroll outside the reserve area, breeds on forest patches and looks out for waterholes, all under the curious eyes of visitors. This footage is from Tadoba, a popular tiger habitat in Chandrapur, Maharashtra that draws a lot of domestic and foreign tourists these days. The number of tigers in Tadoba is increasing.

Tiger in Corbett national park. (Source: Soumyajit Nandy, Flickr Commons)
50% of MGNREGS reserved for water conservation work
Policy matter this week Swati Bansal posted 7 years 2 months ago

50% of MGNREGS work should be for improving water conservation: Government

Labourers building check dams under MGNREGS
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