Mayurbhanj District

Hidden treasure: Adivasi’s traditional food diversity
Odisha Millets Mission is trying to bring back the glory of millets in tribal areas Posted on 19 Jun, 2022 01:15 PM

Often overlooked in food security policies, indigenous uncultivated wild food and traditional crops is a major source of dietary diversity for tribal communities since millennia.

A range of millet recipes and ready to cook items are sold by Millets on Wheels in Jashipur block in Mayurbhanj district. This initiative is supported by Odisha Millets Mission (Image: Odisha Millets Mission)
Community videos: By the community, for the community
Community videos as a tool to influence behaviour change and adoption in rural communities Posted on 01 Oct, 2021 07:55 AM

The Paudi Bhuyan tribe in Odisha are one of the most primitive and vulnerable communities in the count

Community videos are produced by farmers themselves and feature local participants and agents from the rural communities themselves (Image: Digital Green)
NGT prohibits commercial extraction of groundwater in Maharashtra
Policy matters this week: NGT restricts extraction of groundwater in Maharashtra; Centre OKs Polavaram Project Authority appointment; Delhi govt holds authorities accountable prior to the monsoon. Posted on 05 May, 2014 10:33 AM

NGT prohibits groundwater extraction in Maharashtra's 12 districts

Groundwater extraction (Source: Karuna Society)