Far from the Sirwar crowd, Neglected and disavowed

Residents of distant villages in Sirwar complain of lack of public transport and apathy from the government.  By Niket Nishant “For a long time now, I have wanted to live in Tulajaram village of Sirwar taluk with my parents. But the lack of public transport here is deterring me,” says Mr. Panduranga, a resident of […]

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Karnataka CHCs crippled with defunct X-ray machines

Recent findings show that 20 per cent of the Community Health Centres in Karnataka have X-ray machines which do not function. By Niket Nishant About a fifth of the Community Health Centres (CHCs) in Karnataka are operating without a functional X-ray machine. However, among other states and union territories with 200 or more CHCs, the […]

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Twenty Thirty complains per month Under PMMVY

Many people are unable to reap the benefits of the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) as they do not get the promised monetary benefits. By Swati Ekka Many pregnant women who have applied for PMMVY scheme in Sirwar taluka, Raichur have not received a single installment under the scheme. The Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana […]

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