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The Economy Shift, Waste Management, and the First Vaccine

This week, we look at the shift in the rural and urban economy, extension of the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA), India’s first COVID-19 vaccine, and other stories. Click here to read this edition on Mailchimp.Continue readingThe Economy Shift, Waste Management, and the First Vaccine

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Unemployment, Mining, and a Touting Baba

Today, we look at the changing unemployment rate in India, changes to the Environmental ministry, and Patanjali’s false promises.  Rural  Dropping unemployment rates With the lockdown easing up and migrants going back to their villages, the rural unemployment has continued to drop, falling to 7.2% (on 21st June) from 10.9% in the previous week, as…Continue readingUnemployment, Mining, and a Touting Baba

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New Migrant Jobs, Coalmines, and a Promising Drug

This week, we will talk about new job schemes for returning workers, emerging coal mines, and a new COVID-19 drug that seems to be working. Rural Grant for states The finance ministry on June 17th released a Rs 15,187.50 crore grant to 28 States as the first instalment of Rural Local Bodies Basic (Untied) Grants…Continue readingNew Migrant Jobs, Coalmines, and a Promising Drug

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A Water Crisis, Oil Fire, and Doctors’ Strike

This week, we look at India’s need for clean drinking water, the Assam oil fire, attack of our frontline workers, and other stories. Let’s start by looking at the looming water crisis in India. Rural Let’s talk about water Health risks, time and again, remind us of the need to have access to clean water.…Continue readingA Water Crisis, Oil Fire, and Doctors’ Strike

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Undelivered Rations, Cyclones, and the Cost of Health

This week, we look at a food crisis, the mix of crackers and communalism, why India’s healthcare might just not be ready for Unlock 1.0, and other stories. But let’s start with the farmer suicide in Muzzafarnagar that led to protests. Rural Bringing farmers closer to the market The central government issued a set of…Continue readingUndelivered Rations, Cyclones, and the Cost of Health