One District – One Digital Library for all

Introduction: Inspired by the success of Saksham Surajpur and Sashakt Dantewada, the visionary theme of “One District One Digital Library for All Citizens” envisions a transformative digital library system accessible to every individual. These pioneering initiatives in Surajpur and Dantewada districts of Chhattisgarh have empowered students and citizens through the centralized availability of vast educational […]

Nidaan Shivir: Bastar role-model Vinit Nandanwar is bridging the gap between Samaj and Sarkaar with ‘Proactive Governance’.

The District administration of Dantewada under the leadership of the District Collector Vinit Nandawar has valiantly reached out to remote villages through “Nidaan Shivir” (diagnostic camps). Collector himself a local role model, who is an inspiration for many in the Left-Wing Extremism affected region of Bastar, has been fearless in his approach of putting an […]

Girdalpara hydropower plant: converting skepticism into firm belief

Pardeshi ram markami, a resident of Girdalpara village of Sukma, used to take up crops only during rainy season. In other times of the year he and his family barely earn the square meal from collection of forest produce and other nominal works. They didn’t even have enough money to fulfill basic needs. But all […]

Public Grievance Redressal with Artificial Intelligence

There are several problems with city roads that are faced by citizens on daily basis like garbage, potholes, road damage, illegal hoardings, illegal constructions, encroachment, illegal parking etc. Many a times citizens become used to such problems as these are not affecting them directly and do not complaint to the department or at times they […]

DCPCR’s Early Warning System helped 50,000 at-risk students to resume formal education

The Early Warning System, a collaboration between the Directorate of Education (DoE), the Delhi Government and the Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights (DCPCR), Govt. of NCT of Delhi, aims to protect ‘at-risk’ children and bring them back to school. It fundamentally operates on the idea that a substantially low school attendance of a […]

Operation Mukti: A rescue mission to save young souls

Eight-year-old Anju (name changed) has passed her class 2 exams with flying colours, with 99.5% marks, all thanks to the “police officer who got her admitted to a school two years ago”. Anju now hopes to become a police officer and rescue other kids like the cop who was part of a campaign to improve […]

17 year old athlete joins Indian Army

A 17-year-old tribal student, Banoth Indu Priya has become a role model for young girls by joining the Army and achieving gold, silver and bronze medals in athletics in the under-20 category. A first-year BSc student from the Government Women’s Degree College in Khammam, she started running 400, 800 and 1500-metre races in 2018. Her […]

37 Tamil Nadu panchayats to have ‘cost-cutting’ solar power generation model

While uninterrupted power supply has been a challenge amid rising costs in the country, a panchayat in Kerala’s Thrissur district has set a model for implementing an alternative power generation and distribution model. On Wednesday, a team of 45 officials, including panchayat presidents and local body authorities, from Tamil Nadu visited the panchayat to study […]

India’s first fully digital literate panchayat

Pullampara became the first grama panchayat in the country to attain full digital literacy among its residents. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan made the official announcement at a function in Mamoodu near Venjaramoodu on Wednesday. Pinarayi said digital literacy was imperative for the public to get government services as well as connecting with the global knowledge […]

CRPF to the rescue!

CRPF has launched unique bike ambulances amidst their anti-Maoist operations in Madhya Pradesh, intended at providing basic healthcare facilities to those living in remote jungle areas of Balaghat region. Medical teams, accompanied by well-armed security personnel ride their motorcycles to help the sick and injured in remotest villages the area district that shares its border […]