Women self help group cooking mid-day meal from 6 months,No payments yet

Rakesh Rai is visiting Lundra block of Surguja district today where he meets women running Self help group in Dhawalpur village in Bilaikala panchayat who tell him that they are cooking mid-day meal in Govt school from last 6 months but have not got any money. They have borrowed money to buy grains to cook food for children but officials only give assurance and no money.You are requested to call Collector Surguja at 09406100100. Rakesh@9826515792

Posted on: Jan 20, 2014. Tags: MID-DAY MEAL RAKESH RAI

Impact: Kids take more interest in study since got electricity thanks to Swara

Rakesh Rai is visiting Thekrapara in Lakhanpur block Surguja district Chhattisgarh. He says I had visited this village a month back and people were complaining that though they don’t get electricity ( had some poles) but were getting bills then he had reported about it on Swara. A month back all 45 houses have electricity and people are very happy and wants to thank Swara. They say their children are taking more interest in education now. Rakesh@9826515792

Posted on: Jan 03, 2014. Tags: ELECTRICITY RAKESH RAI

Poles were erected but we dont have electricity and getting bills, Pls help us

Rakesh Rai from Surguja district in Chhattisgarh has met with some villagers from Pargadhi village of Singitana panchayat of Lakhanpur block who are running pillar to post for their problem. The villagers say some poles were erected but they do not have any electricity in their 45 houses but they are getting bills. Electricity officers are telling them they need to go to Rajiv Gandhi dept ( Rajiv Gandhi rural electrification program).Pls help. For more Rakesh Ji is at 09826515792

Posted on: Sep 19, 2013. Tags: ELECTRICITY RAKESH RAI

Post Office demanding Rs 200 for each new NREGA passbook, Pls guide...

Rakesh Rai from Surguja in Chhattisgarh is visiting Nawanagar village in Ambikapur block where people tell him that post office in the area is demanding Rs 200 each to renew the pass book where they receive payment for NREGA. Some are not getting any work because they do not have a new passbook. NREGA officers say no money is required for the new passbook but post office insists. Pls guide. For more Rakesh Ji can be reached at 09826515792

Posted on: May 27, 2013. Tags: NREGA RAKESH RAI

All of us applied under Forest Right act, Rich got deeds but none of us poor

Rakesh Rai is visiting Nawanagar block in Surguja district of Chhattisgarh where he meets villagers who tell him that all of them have applied for land rights under Forest Rights Act but only 12 from the richer section of community have got deeds and none of the poor have got any thing. They have also not heard anything about the status of their application. You are requested to help. For more Rakesh Ji can be reached at 09826515792

Posted on: May 26, 2013. Tags: FOREST RAKESH RAI

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