Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicSelf-help groups

Topic: self-help groups

In Arunachal, a women-run market boosts remote district’s economy by championing local produce

Women self-help groups are creating livelihood opportunities for residents of East Kameng. A prime example is ‘LOKAL’, which sells goods sourced from the remotest parts of the state.

Bylane cremations, home births, ration queues — ground reporter’s camera captures Covid-hit UP

Over 28 days, ThePrint's Jyoti Yadav travelled across eight UP districts recording the fallout of the second Covid wave. Here are some moments from the journey.

These are the unsung women helping rural India fight Covid: Rural ministry secretary

SHGs are the backbone of India’s rural Covid response. The women have made masks, set up community kitchens, disbursed essentials and worked selflessly.

Odisha’s cyclone measures come handy in Covid fight – women’s groups

Around 70 lakh women in Odisha’s self-help groups are making protective masks and distributing food packets during the Covid-19 lockdown.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
Credit: ThePrint team

‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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