Amid fund crunch, CGNet Swara eyes shift to Bluetooth radio tech

Under the Digital India campaign, optical fibre cables are being laid at the village level. That makes it possible for “Bluetooth radio" to work.

These Uttarakhand villages run their own Instagram channel

Young people from the villages of Munsiari block of Pithoragarh district upload photos and share stories — of their lives, forests, colours of seas...

इस गांव के लोग चलाते हैं अपना इंस्टाग्राम चैनल (in Hindi)

इंस्टाग्राम चैनल तथाकथिक शहरी और ग्रामीण लोगों के बीच पुल की तरह काम कर रहा है।

Twist of the Tongue

Using mobile phones and Bluetooth, the Pahadi Korbas of Chhattisgarh record and share songs of their community and rediscover a dying language.

Setting right water woes

Valvemen send direct alerts through an interactive voice response system about when the water valves are opening.

Gondwana Calling

A tribal ‘girl band’ talks about setting things right in Chhattisgarh’s villages

Shubhranshu Choudhary: Giving a Voice to a Ravaged, Neglected Region

When the India-born BBC reporter went to cover conflict on his home turf, he realized that journalists were getting it wrong. The locals needed to ...

The new jungle drums

A unique cell phone-based networking system in Chhattisgarh helps Adivasi Gonds share local news and air grievances.

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