Horticulture transforming lives of Parahiyas in Jharkhand
The Parahiyas are one of the eight primitive tribes of Jharkhand that are on the verge of extinction. Now, this Adivasi community has adopted horticulture as the means for comprehensive socio-economic change and is seeing the results too.
NREGA budget for 2018-19 falls in real terms
The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act came into force in 2 February 2006. At the hands of today’s NDA government, the programme guaranteeing at least 100 days of employment to every rural household has gone into cold storage. The annual budget undermines the programme yet again