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: After reporting on Swara we got hand pump, don't need to walk 2 kms...

Naresh Bunkar is visiting Mahuamacha village in Lormi block of Mungeli district in Chhattisgarh and talking to Baiga adivasi women who tell him that they had to walk 2 kms to get water because there was no hand pump. They were forced to drink dirty water from stream and were getting sick. Then they reported on Swara and after that they have got a new hand pump. They are happy and thanking district collector and listeners of CGNet for calling the officers to put pressure to get handpump. Naresh@8720822286.

Posted on: Oct 09, 2015, by Naresh Bunkar

Impact: Got electricity week after Swara report, was living in dark for 3 months...

Bhola Gupta is calling from Govindpur village in Ramanujnagar tehsil of Surajpur district in Chhattisgarh to say thanks. He says there was no electricity in their village from more than 3 months. They had complained to local electricity department and had also gone to collector to complain but no one helped. Then they reported it on CGnet Swara. A week after that report electricity officers came at 9 pm in night and repaired the transformer and now we have electricity in every house. Gupta@9165474535

Posted on: Oct 04, 2015, by BHOLA GUPTA ELECTRICITY

Impact: Our hand pumps got repaired 15 days after Swara report, thank you...

Ajit Prajapati had reported on Swara on during CGNet Swara Citizen Journalism Awareness Yatra that 2 hand pumps were broken from long in Akawariya village and panchayat in Jawa block of Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh and officers are not paying attention. Now Ramashankar Prajapati is talking to Ramkripal Prajapati who tells him that hand pumps got repaired within 15 days but both throw little water but villagers are happy and thanking officers and listeners of Swara. Ramashankar@9685420819.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2015, by Ramashankar Prajapati

Impact: Our handpump got repaired after Swara message, getting water now...

Ramashankar Prajapati is talking to Arjun Kol from Dhurkuch village under Kota panchayat in Jawa tehsil of Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh who tells him that their hand pump was broken from long in ward no 15 and officers were not listening. Then a message was recorded by Lalau Adivasi on Swara on 14th Aug 2015 and after that now hand pump has got repaired and villagers are getting water. They are happy and thanking listeners of Swara and PHE officers. Ramashankar@9685420819.


Impact: After Swara message we're now getting our old age pension, thanks...

Ramkailash Kol is visiting Badach village and panchayat in Jawa block of Rewa district in Madhya Pradesh and talking to and old villager Sitaram who tells him that he was not getting old age pension from 2 years and many Dalit-Adivasis were also not getting similarly. Then they recorded a message on Swara on 31st July 2015 and after that now they have received their old age pension. Villagers are happy and thanking listeners of CGNet Swara for helping them by calling officers. Ramkailash@7354671394.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2015, by RAMKAILASH KOL

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