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“Seats of rural knowledge”: Training centres for tribal youth in crafts design, agriculture and plantations (Sampoorna Bamboo Kendra & Gram Gyanpeeth) – Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh & Chhattisgarh

Twenty years back, in June 1995, newly-wedded couple Sunil and Nirupama Deshpande picked up a remote village, Lavada in Melghat region as their home. “We wanted to live in a place where people needed us,” says Nirupama, a former MHADA … Continue reading

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Computer-based Functional Literacy Programme – Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal

Launched in February 2000 in the Beeramguda village in Medak district of Andhra Pradesh, this ground-breaking project seeks to combat illiteracy with a new approach to learning, using multimedia and flashcards to fortify the learning experience. The lessons focus on … Continue reading

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Organic farming adopted among tribal farmers – Andhra Pradesh

Tribal farmer Killo Dombu and his land cultivated under NABARD’s ‘Maa Thota’ scheme at Anthriguda hamlet in Ananthagiri mandal in Visakhapatnam district. Killo Dombu of Anthriguda village in Dumbriguda mandal is proud of his achievements. Almost every plant is productive … Continue reading

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Gondi language school initiative: Discovery of ‘Koyaboli’ or Gondi (dialect) script recently in Adilabad district – Andhra Pradesh

A chance discovery of ‘Koyaboli’ or Gondi (dialect) script recently in Adilabad district has opened new vistas in the educational and cultural development of the major primitive Gond tribe in the country besides creating scope for deeper research in Proto-Dravidian … Continue reading

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Determined pursue higher studies at any cost: Sugali tribal children of Nallamalla forests – Andhra Pradesh

Sugali tribal children of inaccessible Palutla village in the Nallamalla forests are a determined lot — to pursue higher studies at any cost. It is only by helicopter polling officials reach this place once in five years and politicians in … Continue reading

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