Women VLE Santi Malla as driver of economic recovery during COVID-19 in Jolaibari, Tripura

Women VLE Santi Malla as driver of economic recovery during COVID-19 in Jolaibari, Tripura

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a massive global economic downturn with global growth projected at –4.9 per cent for 2020. Already encumbered by gendered labour-market disadvantages, women have been disproportionately affected by job loss, reduced working hours and financial losses. Also, health risks to health workers, paid and unpaid care work and violence against women […]

How young VLE becomes the instrument of empowerment in Digital Village Agomani (Assam)

How young VLE becomes the instrument of empowerment in Digital Village Agomani (Assam)

Roksana Sabnam Chandni, wife of a landless farmer in Shernagar (Dhubri), in her mid 20s works as Assistant in Hero Showroom in Dhubri. She also supports her family including fees of two daughters, with her monthly salary of Rs, 11,000. Roksana completed Skill training from CSC Agomani in Assam. Similarly, 32 years old Begum Mousumi Ahmed […]

महाराष्ट्र के मानवत तालुका में दिहाड़ी मजदूर ने वीएलई बनने के बाद बदली किसानों और मजदूरों की जिंदगी

महाराष्ट्र के मानवत तालुका में दिहाड़ी मजदूर ने वीएलई बनने के बाद बदली किसानों और मजदूरों की जिंदगी

50 वर्षीय जालिंदर बलांडे सीमांत किसान हैं और महाराष्ट्र में परभनी जिले के कुम्भारी गांव में सोयाबीन की खेती करते हैं. साल 2019 में  बहुत ज्यादा बारिश होने के वजह से इनकी खरीफ की फसल पूरी तरह से बर्बाद हो गई. लेकिन राहत की बात यह है कि वीएलई संतोष केकरजवलेकर ने उनके फसल का […]

CSC LPG service brightening lives in Muslim dominated Bakarganj GP, Uttar Pradesh

CSC LPG service brightening lives in Muslim dominated Bakarganj GP, Uttar Pradesh

Cooking food using domestic gas cylinder may not be a big deal for many but for Sajeena Begum from Bakarganj, village in Bareilly district, Uttar Pradesh, getting the new gas connection deserves a feast and what could be better option than ‘Chicken Korma’? For MGNREGA worker Sajeena, who is a mother of four children, the […]

CSC Wi-Fi Choupal helping rural areas in Maharashtra and Haryana become thriving and sustainable

CSC Wi-Fi Choupal helping rural areas in Maharashtra and Haryana become thriving and sustainable

50 years old Mela Ram is differently abled and MNEREGA beneficiary in Tumsar Panchayat in Gondia District, Maharashtra. He used to work for five days in a week and had to take a day off to withdraw his wage from the lone ATM located some 30kms away from the locality. CSC VLE Shushil Nagpure came […]

How village entrepreneur Mojibur Rahman is creating opportunities for others in Kaswa Sirasin, Jharkhand

How village entrepreneur Mojibur Rahman is creating opportunities for others in Kaswa Sirasin, Jharkhand

Rural development is a key element of strategies to reduce poverty and create income and employment opportunities. Entrepreneurship is one of the activities which can resolve many major challenges (such as unemployment, low income, lack of economic diversity and etc.) in rural areas and also has positive impacts on other aspects of villagers’ human life. […]

Breaking caste barriers: Story of SC entrepreneur who redefined eGovernance in Etawah, UP

Breaking caste barriers: Story of SC entrepreneur who redefined eGovernance in Etawah, UP

By Dhirendra Pratap Singh According to a report of Ministry of Minority Affairs, over 44.8% of ST and 33.8% of SC populations in rural India were below poverty line in 2011-12 as against 30.8% of Muslims. In urban areas, 27.3% of ST and 21.8% of SC were poor, whereas economically backward Muslims stood at 26.5%. […]

How VLE Sharda Prasad is revolutionizing healthcare and financial inclusion in Ritudih, Jharkhand

How VLE Sharda Prasad is revolutionizing  healthcare and financial inclusion in Ritudih, Jharkhand

35 years old Manani Singh from Sonatand village was suffering from throat infection since last 6 months. Due to the infection her health deteriorated rapidly as she was unable to take food properly. Inspite of treatment at various hospitals, she didn’t witness any improvement in her condition. The VLE Sharda Prasad helped her consult with […]