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Dr Ramanjaneyulu Tours Through AID Chapters
Agriculture

Food production and condition of farmers are profound issues facing India today. Dr.Ramanjaneyulu is one of the prominent activists tackling these issues in India, through pioneering work with small farmers and pesticide-free agriculture in A.P., Maharashtra and Punjab, and through campaigns related to farmer suicides and farmer-friendly policies. As a scientist who quit his job in Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) to work closely with farmers, he was featured prominently in Satyameva Jayate program by Aamir Khan.dr_ramoo.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Ramanjaneyulu is traveling through AID chapters to talk about susaintable agriculture in India. He was a keynote speaker at the AID national conference in Charlotte 

June 4-6: Washington DC
June 7: 6:45 pm @ TP Entertainment Studio, 1553, Suite 1600, Lower Level, Route 27, Somerset, New Jersey
June 8: 6pm - 8pm @Glass Pavilion -- Johns Hopkins University,  3400 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218
June 8: 2pm, GMU, Johnson Center Room F, 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA - 22030 Contact: Ashwini - 703-894-7965, Balaji - 301-367-3144

June 9: 4pm @ 99 Madison Ave, 15th Floor NY 10016 (btw 29th & 30th St) New York

 

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Listen to AID Jeevansaathis Aravinda & Ravi
Jeevansaathis

Listen to AID founder Ravi and Jeevansaathi Aravinda about their work.

9am PT

12pm ET

9.30pm IST on www.nrisamay.com/live

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Meet the Farmers Who Grow Your Food
Agriculture

AID Kolkata and DRCSC with our partners Baikanthapur Tarun Sangha and Mukti are organizing an event to allow urban consumers to talk directly to the farmers of Sunderbans practising sustainable organic agriculture.

Time: 1.45pm, Saturday, June 8th

Venue: WBVHA Tower (near Ruby Hospital), Kolkata

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AID has been working in the Sunderbans since Cyclone Aila in 2009.  Read about Sustainable Agriculture in the Sunderbans .

 
Holding Public Health System Accountable
AID Projects

Partner: SATHI (Support for Advocacy and Training to Health Initiatives)

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  In Maharastra villagers use pictorial report cards to keep attendance of doctors and nurses in the Primary Healthcare Centres (PHC) and also do audits of the availability of medical supplies. This community based monitoring not only makes the system effective but turns the poor from just being beneficiaries to active participants in the system.

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Patna High Court Restores MNREGA wage to Rs 144
Livelihoods

 MNREGA wage to be restored to Rs 144

High Court strikes down the State Govt order to reduce MNREGA wage to Rs 138   

Jan Jagaran Shakti Sangathan had filed a PIL opposing the reduction of MNREGA wage 

The Patna High Court today offered cheers to millions of workers in the state by restoring the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) wages to Rs 144 per day. The state government had reduced the wage from Rs 144 to Rs 138 per day starting April 1st 2013 affecting 20 lakh households who work in MNREGA annually. 

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