Monthly Archives: September 2019

Koraput — a land of paradoxes and aspirations

Beautiful, yet underdeveloped -- that’s the story of Koraput district in Odisha. NITI Aayog listed it as an aspirational district in 2018, but even before this intervention, Pragati - an NGO had been working in the district empowering the small farmers, writes Shivani Singh. Any travel opportunity that takes you away from the hustle and bustle of the city comes as joie de vivre. I got lucky, since it was work that took me to Koraput. I

CAF India Catalysing Education in Aspirational Districts

CAF’s programme in Khandwa district has brought several children back to school

CAF’s programme in Khandwa district has brought several children back to school. Over the past two decades, education in India has evolved into a basic human right. Education has become a focal point for furthering the agenda of development in the country. Schemes such as, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Saakshar Bharat Mission, Midday Meal etc. are in place to promote education among youth and adults. The real task however, lies in implementation

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