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State-wide census to be conducted on school dropouts, differently-abled children in Tamil Nadu

Apart from that, children of migrant labourers working in brick kilns, stone quarry and other industries will also be listed in the census

Published on 23rd November 2020
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How this 22-year-old helped shoot the definitive documentary on India's migrant crisis during the pandemic

The second-largest forced migration happened when the lockdown was declared and the migrant labourers were left with no choice but to walk home. This is why it’s a story worth telling a million times

Published on 13th November 2020
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Labouring over India's new labour codes: Why academics, experts believe that it needs a lot more 'work'

Various labour unions have raised their voices against the floor wages being introduced by the new codes but not too many of them have been very vocal about the OSHWC Code

Published on 8th October 2020
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This Bhubaneswar start-up has taken tech banking to 25,000 villages across India. Here's how

At the very basic level, they facilitate cash deposits, cash withdrawal and lending. They have covered over 25k villages across the country and have many more plans to expand their reach even more 

Published on 7th October 2020
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Here's how the Gubbachi Learning Community is empowering kids of migrant workers in Bengaluru

Transforming the life of migrant labourers' children is the only motto of Gubbachi Learning Community and that is what they have been doing in Bengaluru for more than five years 

Published on 6th September 2020
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World has come to a standstill, exams should be postponed for a while: Sonu Sood support students protesting against NEET and JEE 

He is the latest in the line of prominent personalities, which includes the likes of Greta Thunberg, Chetan Bhagat and Subramanian Swamy to have supported students in their plea

Published on 26th August 2020
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This 16-year-old from Hyderabad is raising funds for children with special needs. Lend a hand?

Adhishthan Chowdhary is a student of CHIREC and started this fundraiser recently. He expects that in about two weeks, their website should be ready which will take this fundraiser to the next level 

Published on 16th August 2020
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Be the Marpu: How this Hyderabad youth's NGO served 16,000 meals during the COVID lockdown

Marpu Foundation is a Hyderabad-based organisation that believes in the transformational power of the youth and engages them to change the world. We find out about the various activities they do

Published on 8th August 2020
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Will migrant children get their due in education after the pandemic subsides?

Also relevant, positive and welcome are governments getting into pre-primary education, as in AP, where on July 20, the MHRD had announced the commencement of LKG and UKG classes in all govt schools

Published on 1st August 2020
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This Bengaluru artist's work reminds people to be careful of where they dispose their PPE waste

Akhil Monu Mathew's work comes from the heart. The graphic artist opens up about how he finds ways to express himself on contemporary issues and problems

Published on 29th July 2020
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How Akshaya Patra served a whopping 70 million servings of food during the pandemic

We speak to Shridhar Venkat, CEO of Akshaya Patra of how they strategised to feed millions of poor and needy from feeding millions of children during this pandemic, their future plans and much more

Published on 23rd July 2020
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How Odia rapper Dule Rocker's Hashtag Lockdown video, shot on a mobile phone, has made waves on social media

Duleswar Tandi AKA rapper Dule Rocker is from Odisha and has been rapping for a long time now. Only now, has he started garnering praises from several celebrities and we talk to him about it and more

Published on 23rd July 2020
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This IAS officer restored a river dead for 30 years in two months with the help of migrant labourers. Here's how

The planning began in September 2019 and it was a 'challenge to the imagination', said Dr Singh. This is how he and the community restored the Kalyani

Published on 23rd July 2020
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Migrant workers turn to agriculture, start own businesses as lockdowns end, find career counsellors as support

The question varied from job search to getting back to their workplace safe to even mental health issues and the AVSAR is helping them find an answer

Published on 19th July 2020
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Physical training and not online training needed for skilling: Skill Development Minister Pandey

Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey was addressing the nation via video conferencing on World Youth Skills Day. It is also the fifth anniversary of the commencement of the Skill India Mission

Published on 15th July 2020

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