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Livelihood

Lift ban on use of purse seine nets: Fishers in Tamil Nadu

On Friday, thousands staged a protest in Chennai and sought permission to use these nets for four months in a year

published on : 8th October 2022

Sans hostel facilities, incubation centre fails to attract tribal youths in Odisha

The LBIC envisages to develop employability skills and create entrepreneurship urge among unemployed tribal youths of Sundargarh.

published on : 10th September 2022

PCPIR project in Odisha runs into trouble, locals opposed over environmental, livelihood issues  

President of Odisha Masyajibi Forum Narayan Haldar said the proposed project will affect the livelihood of over 10,000 fishermen who eke out a living by fishing in the rivers and creeks.

published on : 31st August 2022

Initiative to promote livelihood of forest dwellers

Under the initiative, OFSDS will form clusters of Van Surakshya Samitis and self-help groups to provide them a platform to collect and market non-timber forest products identified by it.

published on : 22nd August 2022

DCBL enables livelihood with mushroom farming

Promotion of mushroom cultivation by Dalmia Bharat Foundation (DBF) has enabled rural women to enhance their quality of life with the option of sustained income generation.

published on : 10th August 2022

After Covid break of 2 years, photographers hope for pretty pics and people to return to Lalbagh gardens

The demand for postcard-size photos was very high during the 1990s. Photographers charged Rs 15 for a small size photograph and Rs 50 for 4x6 size.

published on : 7th August 2022

MUKTA in top five for global prize

The programme was launched by the department after Covid-19 outbreak to create mass employment opportunities for urban poor, informal and migrant labourers vulnerable during the pandemic.

published on : 2nd July 2022

Fund crunch pushes Chennai Corporation's shelter homes to the brink

The NGOs said that they have not been taken into confidence to discuss the sudden delay in disbursement of funds.

published on : 14th June 2022

A ‘green’ beacon of hope

Have you been to a sabzi mandi [vegetable market] late in the evening? Many people will claim that it is the best time to visit a market especially because of lower prices.

published on : 31st May 2022

Didi Cafe and other empowerment initiatives

As of now, 150 women are earning decent amounts after being trained by the district administration of Pakur, which wants to push this number to 1,000, reports Mukesh Ranjan.

published on : 24th April 2022

KALIA Commission remains a promise in BJD manifesto

It was to look into farmers’ problems and advise govt on remedial measures

published on : 15th April 2022

Karnataka govt offers online platform to women's SHG products by tying up with Amazon, Flipkart

The National Livelihood Mission has already provided a platform for 70 SHG products on Amazon and 50 SHG products on Flipkart and is helping SHGs reach out to domestic buyers nationwide through this

published on : 12th April 2022

Ban on Muslim vendors is untouchability: Vishwanath

'Banning Muslims from conducting business on temple premises is illogical.'

published on : 28th March 2022

Russian war in world’s ‘breadbasket’ threatens food supply

Russia and Ukraine combine for nearly a third of the world’s wheat and barley exports. Ukraine also is a major supplier of corn and the global leader in sunflower oil, used in food processing.

published on : 6th March 2022