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Corruption- a part of Indian life

Corruption, unfortunately, extends into every sphere of Indians’ life and is almost unavoidable. Money can get you just about anything: ticket for election from national parties, a good job, transfer to good place if you have job, a good education, a gas connection, admission of your children to good school, a sleeping birth in a

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Underdeveloped Agriculture – cause of the most of cities’ problem

Blaming poor villagers for our cities problems seems a strange logic but this is very true at least in India. When I was talking to some researchers in urban planning at university of Sheffield, they found it very interesting complex system research in social science.
Let me start with some revealing news from India. Half of

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Bihar teachers’ pay to be linked to student attendance

A news article in Bihar Times with my comments

Bihar teachers’ pay to be linked to student attendance

Patna, Aug 21 : Salaries of teachers of government schools in Bihar will not be paid if they failed to ensure at least 75 percent attendance of their students, officials said Friday.

Concerned over low attendance in government schools across

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Primera visita a Pojh (El centro de los proyectos de Ass. Prabhat en India)

Parte de mi diario…

VISITA A POJH (INDIA)

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Indian Independence or an emotional slavery?

Today India is celebrating the 63rd anniversary of Independence which they got on 15th of August 1947 from British coloniser. They celebrate this day as victory of Indian Freedom fighters who chose to risk ‘their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honour’ against the militarily-superior British.

Family outdoor house where my grandparent use to live

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Business of NGOs…???

In recent years we been reading some sensational news of misappropriation of funds in some Spanish NGOs. For example director of Barcelona based NGO has been charged
for embezzlement of 45 million euros (58 million dollars), disguising the money as expenses that went towards sponsoring children. The involved organisation is is active in Bolivia, Ecuador,

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Indian monsoon, economy and farmers’ suicide…

The fear of below normal monsoon this year is now reality. There is average 20-25% rain deficit in India and about 40% or more in Bihar and eastern UP. Though the share of Agriculture in overall Indian economy has reduced (currently about 23%) but monsoon plays a big role in overall sentiment of economy.
Monsoon will

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How to publish on savevillage blog (Membership)

The blog area is restricted to members/fans/followers of the NGO Prabhat. To get involve with this blog community, you can contact Vikas at “vikas.kum at gmail.com” .

To become the member of this NGO please visit www.savevillage.org or send your interest to vikas (vikas.kum at gmail.com ) or Jackie ( jaroke at hotmail.com)

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Buddha’s Trail: Eco-cultural tour to India

Buddha’s Trail: Eco-cultural tour to India

Objective: Understand the importance of community based rural tourism as a means of supporting local economy, protecting the environment and providing tourists with a unique opportunity for cultural exchange and interaction with community.

The trip will give you a unique opportunity to:
Enjoy the hinterland of India which is away from

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Welcome to Savevillage blog

Today I have added a new feature to savevillage website : ”blog”. It was in our agenda to add some interactive features to our website and allow the savevillage community to express and publish their views, news, or their experiences. I have kept it limited for trial period and will allow new authors registration through

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