The Jharkhand government will deliver foodgrains at the doorsteps to the Particluarly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PTG) families, as it found many were not getting the food entitlement because of the distance they had to travel, and lack of awareness. The government has launched “PTG Dakia Yojana” that will benefit nearly...
A private municipal entity in Jamshedpur has initiated a campaign to create awareness about manners of waste segregation to make the city improve its ranking in the coming Sanitation Survey. Jamshedpur Utilities and Services Company (Jusco), wants to create in people a habit of segregating waste and disposing it strictly...
The digital world and e-commerce have created new avenues for tribal artisans in Jharkhand to sell handicrafts they made. A group of tribal artisans from Potka block in Jamshedpur are getting training from an NGO, Change India Foundation, in selling their products -- such as Pytkar paintings, Dorka metal works...
The World Bank has approved a $375 million loan for development of navigation in the River Ganga. The loan is to be used, under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP), for enabling commercial navigation of vessels with capacity of 1500-2000 DWT from Haldia to Varanasi stretch of the river. The...

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