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This mobile app is helping migrants to find a livelihood in Jharkhand

With the help of 'Mission Saksham App' the department has collected the data of migrants about their abilities, interest, skills and other things, and is now in the process of providing jobs

Published on 17th July 2020
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IIIT Naya Raipur bags Rs 2.1 crore project of digitally transforming a tribal village in Chhattisgarh

The project will overcome challenges related to health care, agriculture and education. The three-year project is a joint collaboration of IIIT-NR, IIT -Kharagpur, and IIT-Kanpur

Published on 15th July 2020
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Why Prabhat Sinha quit a job in the US to set up a sports academy for underprivileged kids in rural Maharashtra

Prabhat Sinha tells us how with his Mann Deshi Champions programme, he is aiming to enable every girl child in rural India to play sports

Published on 7th July 2020
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Mysuru start-up Econut is making coconut water cool again while getting the farmers their due 

The coconut water kiosks you see at leading IT parks in Bengaluru have been set up by Econut Coconut Producer Company, who procures coconuts from farmers directly, cutting out the middle men

Published on 6th July 2020
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How Karthikeyan started a farm in Tamil Nadu to transform the lives of hundreds of intellectually-challenged youth

The Foundation situated in Villupuram, is an inclusive society where all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are respected, valued and have choices to lead a holistic and dignified

Published on 5th July 2020
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Eat Local: This Facebook page is connecting Kerala's farmers to eager consumers using videos and flyers

Lovelocalbuylocal was introduced to connect local farmers in Kerala with customers or markets to help them survive the economic threat of the lockdown

Published on 1st July 2020
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This Hyderabad start-up will deliver hydroponic-grown kale and spinach to your doorstep in time for your morning cook-off

Urban Tiller delivers fresh greens to your doorstep that are sustainably grown. Soon, they also want to enter into the healthy snacking field and offer healthy snacks like kale chips and so on  

Published on 1st July 2020
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We need to conserve the heritage and practices of India's tribals, prune detrimental ones: Prof S B Roy, IBRAD

Professor S B Roy also added that India has a problem of food security, climate change, use of fertilisers and to solve these the tribals are the best bet

Published on 30th June 2020
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This teacher set up a WhatsApp group to teach her students farming during the lockdown

The Hindi teacher from Mar Thoma Public School in Kochi has used WhatsApp to teach her students about the basics of agriculture and how to practise it at home

Published on 24th June 2020
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This IIT grad quit his cushy job abroad to start a school for tribal children in Assam's Majuli

Bipin Dhane, an IIT Kharagpur graduate, quit his job in Singapore to contribute towards the education sector. He set up the Hummingbird School in Assam's Majuli island to teach Mising tribe children

Published on 23rd June 2020
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IIT Mandi team develops infusion technology for herbs in the mid-Himalayan region to help farmers

The team at the institute's Botanical Garden and Medicinal Plant Lab analysed various herbs growing in the mid-Himalayan region in and around the villages surrounding IIT Mandi

Published on 19th June 2020
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Think HutK: How this doctor went back to his hometown in Andhra to start a revolution 

Dr Abraham Thomas is a staunch advocate of going back to the basics — he built an amphitheatre, adopted a government school and runs a dental clinic in his hometown of Koduru in Andhra Pradesh

Published on 17th June 2020
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This husband-wife duo is helping young girls and Mother Earth through their start-up Vistaraku

The girls working for Vistaraku are saving for their own wedding or are trying to help their families meet their day-to-day expenses. In the near future, the founders want to employ more people

Published on 14th June 2020
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Karnataka govt provides employment to migrant returnees under MGNREGA

Migrants have returned to their homes in Kalaburagi's Ladchincholi village from Maharashtra amid the coronavirus-induced lockdown

Published on 13th June 2020
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Amazon deforestation hits the highest level in five years, says the Brazil government

Deforestation in the region has soared since the Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro took office last year, according to conservation groups

Published on 13th June 2020

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