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Child malnutrition

03 September 2011
Malnutrition continues to prevail in children and newborns, especially in rural areas of the district (Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh). Lack of adequate information on nutritional needs has been identified a...
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JSY in Allahabad

11 August 2011
The administration has decided to introduce the Janani Suraksha Yojana in the district (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh) from 15 August 2011. Under the scheme, various facilities will be provided to pregnant...
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MGNREGS fails families

04 July 2011
Only 25% of families have found jobs under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Uttar Pradesh. A mid-term appraisal by the Girifloun Institute of Development Stud...
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CSO's role for MGNREGA

15 June 2011
On 15 June 2011, PACS organised a regional consultation in Mau, Uttar Pradesh, on the role of civil society in the implementation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA...
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Dalit rights consultation

14 June 2011
A day-long regional consultation on Dalit human rights and entitlements issues was organised by PACS in Kushingar, Uttar Pradesh, on 14 June 2011. Prominent dalit activists, national and state level n...
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Land title victory

20 May 2011
Bonded labourers get land title after 70 years: Octogenarian Sita Devi was in tears when district magistrate of Gonda, Ram Bahadur, handed her the land ownership title. She was five-year-old when her ...
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Uttar Pradesh slums

28 February 2011
The United Nation Development Programme's India Urban Poverty Report 2009 has pegged the number of slum dwellers in Uttar Pradesh at 44 lakh. The sample survey, which was conducted under the 58th rou...
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