Dialogo Chino | Feb 22, 2023
From radar to an Indigenous early-warning system, Peru is finding innovative ways to protect its rainforest
The Amazon is on red alert. In Peru, land speculators, illegal loggers and gold prospectors are destroying the rainforest at an accelerating rate. In 2020, deforestation reached its highest levels in two decades, according to official figures.
As these threats grow in strength, organisations from around the world are coming together to employ new technologies to protect the Amazon, putting them in the hands of environmental defenders – the people who live in and depend on the lungs of the world.
Odisha Bytes | Jan 04, 2023
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday launched steps for implementation of ‘Ama Hospital’ programme under 5T initiative to transform and strengthen the Community Health Centres, Sub-divisional Health Centres and District Headquarter Hospitals.
In a letter to all the district Collectors, Health and Family Welfare Secretary Shalini Pandit said that the state government has decided to launch the initiative for 5T transformation of identified hospitals as ‘Ama Hospital.”
News Desk | 12 December 2022
Jamshedpur, Dec 12: East Singhbhum Deputy Commissioner (DC) Vijaya Jadhav convened a meeting of District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) on Monday and discussed various issues ranging from health and education to minor irrigation and livelihood in mining affected areas.
The meeting was also attended by Ghatsila MLA Ramdas Soren, Baharagora MLA Samir Mohanty, Potka MLA Sanjeev Sardar, Zila Parishad chairperson Bari Murmu, DRDA Director Saurabh Sinha, NEP Director Jyotsna Singh, District Planning Officer Arun Dwivedi, District Mining Officer Sanjay Sharma and the officials of all technical departments.
The Hindu | Dec 04, 2022
Manpower supplier pressurising them to work at the same place
The 32 bonded labourers rescued from the Sagar Brick Kiln Factory at Kanumpalle in Garladinne mandal of Anantapur district on November 20 have landed in proverbial ‘trisanku’ as pressure from their manpower supplier Sardar Puran Bag at Balangir in Odisha is increasing by the day on them to go back to work at the same place. On the other side the process of payment of ₹1 lakh compensation per rescued bonded labourer, as part of rehabilitation, is taking time.
NHRC Delhi, 19th November, 2019
The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, India has taken suo motu cognizance of media reports narrating the painful story of 32 bonded labourers from the State of Odisha pleading for their rescue from a brick kiln at Kanumpalli Cross in Garladinne mandal of the Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh. As mentioned in the news report, the victim labourers sent out an SOS to their relatives and friends back home for their rescue from travails they were undergoing for the past several months.