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Search Results: Chhattissgarh

Preventing school dropout

In rural communities such as the village of Khamariam in the district of Mungeli in Chhattisgarh, many children drop out of school when their parents migrate to other areas for work. PACS and its loca...
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Fighting for land rights

Residents of the isolated village of Aonri Bedma were labelled ‘trespassers’ by Forest Department officials, who bullied and harassed them. They also suffered water shortage and a lack of access t...
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Women crack down on liquor

When approached by a block coordinator from PACS partner KALP, Radha Khute – a local woman from the village of Taldevri, in Chhattisgarh, central India – was only too happy to explain the problems...
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Empowering the Disabled

With support from PACS and partner Chaupal, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the state of Chhattisgarh in central India are asserting their rights collectively via a disability forum. They are chal...
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Inclusive Social Audits

PACS has developed an inclusive social audit model that involves all community members in this monitoring process, allowing people not only able to raise their issues concerning MGNREGA, but also to i...
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Chhattisgarh Inclusion Utsav

12 February 2016
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme celebrated its five-year journey of creating leadership and empowering socially excluded communities in Chhattisgarh by holding a two-day closing cerem...
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PACS in Chhattisgarh

This photo gallery shows case studies and quotes from just 10 of the communities and individuals that PACS has been able to support in Chhattisgarh to give a flavour of the impact that we have had in ...
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Forest Rights: Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, PACS partner Chaupal has been carrying out a pilot project to use GPS (Global Positioning System) technology to help 3 village communities to file 298 community and individual forest ...
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Nurturing Tomorrow’s Leaders

In the Shaskiya Purva Madhyamik Shala (Government Middle School) of Goindri village in the Mungeli district of Chhattisgarh, 16 year old Pooja is the President of her Bal Panchayat (Children’s Counc...
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Chhattisgarh FRA Consultation

05 August 2015
On 5 August 2015, PACS organised a state-level consultation on the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Chhattisgarh. More than 200 people attended the event, including community members, ...
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