Govt.-controlled organisation will continue to accept kendu leaf

Incessant rain since Saturday triggers flash flood; dozens of villages marooned; 1 dead

Gram sabhas held in 12 villages in Jul-Aug 2013 as per an order of the SC had unanimously voted against the project

Tubers, pulses and millets are important for the livelihoods and nutrition of poor farmers, especially in fragile regions. These crops are not only underutilised, but are also underresearched. Ama Sangathan, a women federation consisting of 1200 indigenous women, have revived these crops in two blocks in Odisha, by their vibrant campaigning.

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