Uttarakhand Villages in the grip of Alcoholism

alcoholism in uttarakhand villages

Alcoholism in Uttarakhand | Alcohol addiction is destroying the lives of people in the villages of Uttarakhand. According to the recent Family Health Survey, 32.1 percent of men in Uttarakhand consume alcohol. This is the highest rate among the states of North India. The hill state of Himachal Pradesh is also at number two, where … Read more

Disconnected Lives in far-flung mountain regions

Rural lives of Uttarakhand Bageshwar

Seeta Papola | Jhopara | Bageshwar, Uttarakhand | Uttarakhand welcomes thousands of tourists every year. Travelers from across the states make efforts to reach this hilly region nestled in the mighty Himalayan range. The natural beauty of this state often masks the challenges its inhabitants face in their daily life – what appears to be … Read more

A School Without Toilets

The Maigri Estate Inter College in Garur block in Bageshwar district has no toilets

Khusbu Bora Pinglo, Garur | Bageshwar, Uttarakhand | Water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) play an important role in girls’ education. Lack of water and sanitation facilities often prevents girls from attending schools, leading to an uncertain future. The Maigri Estate Inter College in Garur block in Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand is a well-built government institution … Read more

उत्तराखंड का यह गांव इलाज के लिए आज भी टोटकों पर निर्भर

Kapkot, Bageshwar, Uttarakhand on Villagers struggling with lack of hospital

मंदिरा हरकोटिया | कपकोट,  बागेश्वर , उत्तराखंड | क्या आप कल्पना कर सकते हैं कि 21वीं सदी के डिजिटल इंडिया में ऐसा भी एक गांव है, जहां बीमार मरीज़ के पेट के दर्द को दूर करने के लिए लोहे की गर्म छड़ का इस्तेमाल किया जाता हैं. इसके अतिरिक्त कई अन्य बीमारियां हैं, जिनका देसी इलाज के नाम पर इसी … Read more