Recent Impact »

The recent impact of CGNet Swara is documented in the posts below.

For an account of the impact prior to September 2011, please click here.

Impact: We got our due NREGA wages from 8 months after Swara message...

Pramila Kerketta is calling from Jigdi Village and Panchayat in Rajpur tehsil of Balrampur District in Chhattisgarh and talking to villagers who tell her that they had worked under NREGA for road construction in March 2014 but had not received their wages. So, they recorded a message on CGnet Swara on 24th September 2014 and after it they have got their wages on 23rd Oct 2014. They are thanking CGnet listeners who called officers to help.
Pramila Kerketta@8889336965

Posted on: Oct 30, 2014, by NREGA PRAMILA KERKETTA

Impact: After recording message Adivasi students got due stipend in a week...

Dilip Kumar Behera is visiting Kashipura Manikeshwari Adivasi college of Raygada District in Odisha and is talking to students who say that many of them were not getting their stipend for long thus they had recorded a message on CGnet Swara on 27th August 2014 and after it they received their due scholarship within 8 days. They are happy and thanking all the listeners of CGnet Swara who called officers to put pressure on them to help them. Dilip Kumar Behara@9937789593

Posted on: Oct 27, 2014, by Dilip Behera

Impact: After recording message on Swara widows got pension in 10 days...

Pradeep is visiting Dahi city council of Dhar District in Madhya Pradesh and is talking to Raval Singh who tells him that dalit old women were not getting widow pension from last 7 months in the town. A message was recorded on CGnet Swara on 13th Oct 2014. 10 days after it they have received pension for two months each. They are thanking friends in CGnet for calling officers after hearing their message and are requesting to call again for payment of the rest. Pradeepj@7354857307

Posted on: Oct 26, 2014, by Pradeep Alirajpur

Impact: Got my due wages for cooking mid-day meal after reporting on Swara...

Jagdish is visiting Ambedkar Nagar in Dabhoura, Rewa district of Madhya Pradesh and is talking to Rambatiji who says that she had not received her wages for cooking mid-day meal from July this year. She had talked to many officers but no one helped but she has got her due wages now after reporting on Swara. She would like to thank listeners of CGNet for calling officers to put pressure and helping poor women like her and looking forward to more interaction in future. Jagdish@9630095968

Posted on: Oct 22, 2014, by Jagdish

Impact: School opened in our village after reporting on Swara, We thank you...

Raju Rana is calling from Salaiyatand village( Karsari panchayat) in Simriya block of Chatra District in Jharkand and talking to Oraon adivasi villagers who says there was no school in the village and our children used to go to neighborhood village. After reporting this on Swara in earlier this year officers visited village and opened a school in September 2014. We thank every one who helped us by calling officers to get a school for our kids. Raju Rana@9835235929

Posted on: Oct 21, 2014, by EDUCATION RAJU RANA

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