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Down-to-earthing Village women receive training for testing and wiring solar devices in Tilonia, Rajasthan - HEMA YADAV
Down-to-earthing Village women receive training for testing and wiring solar devices in Tilonia, Rajasthan - HEMA YADAV

Solar mamas engineer energy security

Ranjan K Panda, Hema Yadav

To buck migration, the Barefoot College has turned to mothers and grandmothers to light up villages »

Why did Gorian backpedal?

In disrepair The younger
generation in Gorian village
depends on elders in their family
to teach them the technical skills
they acquired decades ago from a
local training centre that has
since shut down

Sarita Brara

This UP village was armed with tech skills decades ago, but has since slid back into poverty »
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Grooming ambassador

Alongside celebrity brand ambassadors, grassroots brand ambassadors are doing the job with equal... »

Kneading a universe of her own

Sonabai

Sandhya Rao

Sonabai crafted an exquisite escape from her isolated existence »
EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY

Rest assured, it’s organic

Hukkam Singh takes a siesta as the sun floods his small organic farm on a winter afternoo... »

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EVERY PICTURE TELLS A STORY

Thanks for not smoking

From a smoking chula to a smokeless one and now biogas has made the lives of Pooj... »

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emu farm

This flightless business of emus

Sarita Brara

Unscrupulous emu traders have spread their net to Himachal Pradesh and Punjab, impoverishing countless farmers »

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Consumer Meter

Our Bureau

Soft on hardware Kozhikode district has become a hub of hardware sales. With inc... »

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Growing interest Participants get their hands dirty at the Bhaskar Save Natural Farming Learning Centre’s workshop in Dehri village, Valsad, Gujarat

Pen pushers turn tillers

Venkat Iyer

Leaving his corporate job at IBM a few years ago, Manish Tiwari (aged 39) started an organic far... »

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Help poured in for these
four siblings maimed by an
exploding bomb in
Noonabandi village of
Poonch, after a local
reporter highlighted their
family’s inability to afford
their treatment

The power of rural reporting

Usha Rai

It takes a well-written article to transform ground realities »

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RURAL REPORT CARD

Access to maternity healthcare

Only baby steps ... »
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Footsie with footwear

The women of Kerala’s Kozhikode district seem to be playing footsie with footwear and have chang... »

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a farmer makes a phone call from his mobile in Budhamayong village in Morigaon district of Assam. RITU RAJ KONWAR

Decisive buyers

Myths abound when it comes to rural consumers. And that is mostly because companies have not pen... »

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Investing in attitude

There is one thing common among urban and rural investors in the insurance sector — both prefer... »
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