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October 30th, 2017 |

Swachhata Hi Seva was a fortnight campaign (17th September- 1st October) initiated by the Government of India all over the country under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan.  The campaign’s objective is to promote cleanliness and hygiene-related practices in the community and make the country a Clean Nation by the year 2019. The campaign will encourage community people…Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

Child marriage or early marriage is no new phenomenon in the rural areas, where it is considered and practiced as an age old tradition. Due to lack of community awareness and intervention to mitigate this problem, the practice is still prevalent, in the tribal areas and tea gardens of the Jalpaiguri. Many of the minors…Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

Durga Puja, is perhaps the biggest festival celebrated in the eastern part of India, more specifically West Bengal. The cities are decorated with lights and filled with happiness. However, the kids in the Children homes stay surrounded by walls, devoid of the happiness. An innovative effort was taken up by the District Administration, Murshidabad this…Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

West Bengal Government’s ‘Kanyashree Prakalpa’ won the United Nation Public Service Award, 2017. Kanyashree Prakalpa seeks to improve the status and wellbeing of girls, specifically those from socio-economically disadvantaged families through Conditional Cash Transfers.  It has so far been able to bring 40 lakh girls under its ambit. The scheme aims at effectively empowering girls…Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

Food and Nutrition Board, Eastern Region under Ministry of Women & Child Development, Government of India in collaboration with CINI and District ICDS Cell, South 24 Parganas organized one day Nutrition Exhibition & Awareness Programme on Nutrition at CINI Chetana Resource Centre on 22nd September . The main objective was to create awareness about nutrition…Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) visions to guarantee better health outcomes for millions of people living in the rural agglomerations, especially those belonging to vulnerable and marginalised communities. The Village Health Sanitation and Nutrition Day (VHSND) attempts to be an effective platform for providing first contact of the rural populace with primary health care….Read More

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October 30th, 2017 |

Village Health, Sanitation & Nutrition Committee (VHSNC) is a Sangsad level committee to take collective action on issues related to health and its social determinants. This is a platform for convergent action. In 2014 as per government guideline 186 VHSNCs were formed in 186 Sangsads of Falta Block. Despite repeated communication from district level to…Read More

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September 1st, 2017 |
August 3rd, 2017 |

This is the story of nineteen year old Sussana Tuti and eighteen year old Dulari Purty who had been missing from Maranghada Panchayat in Setagada village of Khunti district since January 2014. According to Sussana’s mother, Balamdina Tuti, both the girls were lured on the pretext of getting them a job in Delhi by an…Read More

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August 3rd, 2017 |

With the help of the Block Development Officer of Hariharpara block, ‘Kanyashree Yoddha Bahini’ has been formed along with the 30 girls in the Chuyan village of this block. Ashapurna Biswas is one of the courageous ‘Kanyashree Yoddhas’. She is thankful to her teachers and also to the Block Administration, who supported her to become…Read More

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