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: 11 widows got money for last rites of husbands after report on Swara...

Chandmani Shandil is calling from Erbega village in Banki Panchayat of Sundergarh district in Odisha. According to a Govt scheme, after death in a Below Poverty Line family member state gives Rs 2000 to family for last rites. In village there were 11 cases who hadn’t got money in last few months. They reported a week back in CGnet Swara and today all of them have got their money. They are thanking CGnet listeners who called officers to put pressure. Chandmani@9437634437

Posted on: Sep 11, 2014, by Chandmani Shandil

Impact: Getting our PDS ration after Swara report, thanks for calling officers...

Ramchandra Bhunjwa is calling from Geduraha village in Jaba tehsil of Rewa district in MP to say they had reported on Swara about many BPL families in their village not getting Ration in May 2014. After the report listeners have pressurized officers and an inquiry was ordered by collector and District food officer and from August we have got ration cards and are getting monthly ration. We thank all of you who called officers. Ramchandra Bhunjwa@8818973351.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2014, by Ramchandra Bhunjwa

Impact: Got 40,000 Indira Awas payment due from 3 yrs after Swara report.....

Rabishankar Pradhan is calling from Betarajpali village of Mohaling Panchayat in Golamunda block of Kalahandi district in Odisha and is talking to Surekha Ji who says she was sanctioned Rs 48,500 during 2011-12 under Indira Awas but payment was due from 3 years. She reported it on Swara on August 14. After calls from Swara listeners BDO released 40,000 rupees on September 3rd. She is thanking CGnet listeners and officers for helping.Surekha@8658436085.

Posted on: Sep 09, 2014, by Rabishankar Pradhan

Impact: 3 handpumps in our village got repaired 2 days after Swara report...

Ramashankar Prajapati is calling from Government Primary school Turka in Geduraha panchayat of Rewa district in MP. He says on 14th August Janmavati Ji had recorded a message that hand pump of school is damaged and children are going far to get water. On 17th team of Public health and engineering dept visited and repaired the handpump. They also repaired 2 handpumps in the village. He is thanking Govt officials and all of us who called. Prajapati@9685420819

Posted on: Aug 26, 2014, by Ramashankar Prajapati

Impact: Road of Rs 30 lakhs sanctioned for our village after report in Swara...

Dubi Dhulaiya is calling from Gondigudem village in Chinturu mandal in Khammam district in Andhra Pradesh to say thanks. He says in his Gondi language that on last 28th I had send a message on Adivasi Swara requesting for road to our village. After friends from Swara have spoken to officers a road has got sanctioned to our village and Rs 30 lakhs have also reached. I thank all of you who called an put pressure on officials. For more Dhulaiya Ji is at 9493011735

Posted on: Aug 22, 2014, by Dubi Dhulaiya

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