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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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JS Kiran on NRI Samay
Agriculture

Listen to AID Jeevansaathi Kirankumar Vissa speaking about agriculture in India.

 

 
Sustainable Farming in Coimbatore, TN
Agriculture

A photo essay by an AID volunteer on sustainable farming practices in Coimbatore.

AID works on sustainable agriculture with several grassroots partners across India. To learn more go to the Agriculture page.

Sustainable Farming in Coimbatore

 
RTI on Wheels
Right to Information

See a news report in Doordarshan, Gujarat on the RTI on wheels project supported by AID.   Naga (Srinivas Chadaram) of AID-North Carolina and Pankti Jog of Janpath are starring....