Extensive mining and drying up of natural water resources, compels people in Odisha’s Jajpur to use contaminated and polluted water in the scorching summers.
State authorities claim that around 65,000 migrant labourers are sheltered in Odisha’s capital city Bhubaneswar. But many are still stranded in different parts of the state struggling to get food and enough water to drink, let alone wash hands.
AGRICULTURE Traditional folk agricultural knowledge has enabled farmers to produce crops sustainably and conserve the environment. The inspiring endeavor initiated by scientist Dr. Natabar Rout in Odisha reveals innovation and creativity in agriculture through simple means.
Crops grown organically are beneficial to the health of the consumers and also help farmers increase their livelihood opportunities.
REPORTAGE Four railway accidents in less than 12 hours have been reported from UP and Odisha. While this is disheartening for the masses who use the railways as their primary mode of transportation it is time that the nation-state took its priorities seriously and reminded itself that before bringing in bullet trains our regular trains ought to guarantee safety.