Women in UP's farmer producer organisations

The invisible women in India’s farmer producer organisations

Without women's participation, farmer producer organisations often struggle to achieve the desired socioeconomic impact. Read more »
effective strategy to reach out to women entrepreneurs

Evolving the right communication strategy for women entrepreneurs

A project launched to identify the right communication strategies to reach out to women entrepreneurs of rural Bihar suggests such campaigns should focus on vocational training, credit facilities, grants, financial inclusion and... Read more »
Vaccine hesitancy in rural india

Vaccine hesitancy in rural areas threatens India’s Covid-19 response

Poor health infrastructure, digital divide, low literacy levels and misinformation about Covid-19 have resulted in vaccine hesitancy that could derail the Covid response in rural India. Read more »
Kerala's covid-19 response a success

Kerala’s Covid-19 response will prove critics wrong

The success of Kerala's Covid-19 response should be gauged by what happens to people when they get infected, and not by how many are getting the infection. Read more »
Covid-19 vaccines availability

India administers 54.6 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines

Kerala leads in Covid-19 vaccine drive among all states, but state accounts for more than half of the new cases in the country. Read more »
rbi's inflation vs growth dilemma

Fruit exports: Can largest producer India storm the global market

In trade negotiations with the US, UK, EU, and Australia, the Indian side must seek the removal of trade barriers and call for better market access for its fruit exports. Read more »
widows in india face unseen problems

Widows in India: Invisible women facing invisible problems

International Widows Day reminds us of the opportunity for action towards achieving full rights and recognition for widows in India. Read more »
crisis communication challenge

A crisis communication playbook as Bay of Bengal turns into the womb of cyclones

The most successful crisis communication strategies begin with accepting that there is a problem, showing the face of leadership, and giving regular updates on what is being done. Read more »
Bihar ahead in covid-19 testing

‘Bihar’s Covid-19 testing, caseload numbers compare well with developed states’

Shortage of doctors, poor healthcare infrastructure affecting Bihar’s war on pandemic, despite better Covid-19 testing says health minister Mangal Pandey. Read more »
ICDS scheme and sustainable development goals, SDGs

Success of ICDS scheme hinges on awareness programmes

While there is basic awareness among the mothers of ICDS scheme beneficiaries, they are not educated on some of the key elements of the programme. Read more »