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FRA Campaign in Jharkhand

15 September 2016
In Gumla district, the Mukhiyas of 13 panchayats in Sisai block have come together and have collectively decided to intensify Individual Forest Rights (IFR) and Community Forest Rights (CFR) claims ge...
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Boosting women’s earnings

Life for women in Chilgajori village, Jharkhand, in eastern India, was challenging, as agricultural employment was seasonal. However, with the support of PACS and partner JVP, the women were empowered...
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‘Acting’ in Community Interest

In Daadpuja, a Santhal populated village in Fatehpur block of Jamtara in Jharkhand, awareness of government schemes and entitlements was very low. Supported by PACS, Lok Chirag Sewa Sanstha (LCSS), a ...
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A Matter of Rights

Despite being enrolled under the Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY), the Indian micro health insurance scheme for below-poverty-line families, Mangala Pal of Jharkhand in eastern India, was charged...
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Jharkhand Inclusion Utsav

11 February 2016
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme celebrated the conclusion of its seven-year long journey enabling marginalised communities in Jharkhand to fight for their rights and entitlements with...
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PACS Impact Assessment on RSBY

10 July 2015
An Impact Assessment Study on Rasthtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) was commissioned by Poorest Area Civil Society (PACS) to Population Health and Nutrition Research Programme, Institute for Human De...
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Video Volunteers to Sarpanches

Saroj, Kranti and Reshmi are 3 of the 75 PACS Community Correspondents – local video journalists - who have been trained by partner Video Volunteers to use flip-cams to document issues in their comm...
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Demanding Equal Education

30 year old Upendra Ganjhu and his wife live in the remote village of Baniyadih in the Chatra district of Jharkhand. Until recently, their 5 children were not receiving a regular education because, mo...
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Forest Rights: Jharkhand

In Jharkhand, PACS has been working with the State Government on a range of initiatives to improve the implementation of the Forest Rights Act. These include a cadre of Forest Rights Friends, a state-...
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