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Success Story of MNREGA : Khatra,Bankura,West Bengal

Originally posted on Aramitra's Weblog:
      My recent visit to Khatra Subdivision  is a windfall  to my experience.  The panoramic views of Mukutmanipur and surroung hills .hillocks and dam has  undeniably  smoothened my mind. However I got…

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Basipur village- the Holy Pir’s abode

At the crossing of Durgapur High way & Magra-Gurap road we halted and were searching for tea stalls. There are a few tea-stalls always crowded by passersby. I took comfort on sitting over chaip… Source: Basipur village- the Holy Pir’s … Continue reading

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Basipur village- the Holy Pir’s abode

At the crossing of Durgapur High way & Magra-Gurap road we halted and were searching for tea stalls. There are a few tea-stalls always crowded by passersby. I took comfort on sitting over chaipai and ordered for tea.. In the … Continue reading

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Murlu village – A hub of tiles-making

Saltora is one of the border blocks of Bankura bounded by ups & hills, forests and red-lateritic soil. This block represents almost a dry prone area inhabited by resource poor community. The beautiful Biharinath or the heritage village Tiluri fall … Continue reading

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Akhan Yatra in Ajodhya Hills

Today is the first day of Magha. This day has much significance in rural community in Purulia district, particularly in Chotanagpur plateau. People here call it the day of Akhan Yatra. It is the first day of the year. It … Continue reading

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Tamarind- A Potential Crop for Paschimanchal

Seeing even hearing the name everyone becomes crazy- it is none but mouth-watering tamarind. In Bengali it is called ‘tentul’, and in Andhra they call as immli. It is wildly as well as informally grown everywhere. Tamarind is an evergreen … Continue reading

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Naru Bauri & his innovative farming

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Naru Bauri & his innovative farming

Naru Bauri- a marginal farmer cum daily labourer unfolded many issues in Paschimanchal. I saw him and his farm on vijoya dashami . On that day I was moving towards Gurudi & surrounding villages to meet my beloved turmeric-ShG groups. … Continue reading

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Exemplary MGNEREGA models for outcast

Exemplary MGNEREGA models for outcast MGNEREGA supported orchards in Bankura district have ushered in new hope for the marginalized, poverty stricken folk in dry tracts of the district. The district has already earned acclamation for pro-poor friendly NEREGA models. I … Continue reading

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Renewing Turmeric & Spices perspective in Bankura district

A few days back I went to see some areas growing turmeric. I was moved to the prospects of this hardy crop in dry tracts. I documented as much as i could from the fields. Again, I got a call … Continue reading

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