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Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way

Image | May 17, 2012 at 18:11

(L-R) Greenpeace India Campaign DIrector Divya Raghunandan, Shri Giriraj Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Bihar, Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Minister of Energy of Bihar, Samit Aich, Executive Director, Greenpeace India, and Dr Shaibal Gupta,...

A sustainable energy promise

Blog entry by Mridulika Jha | May 14, 2012

Power-cuts have a major impact on our daily schedule. Now think of the people residing in the rural areas, having very little access or no access to electricity. All of us need electricity. But using unsustainable energy sources...

Energy Revolution Bihar- The Renewable Energy Way

Image | May 17, 2012 at 18:11

(L-R) Greenpeace India Campaign DIrector Divya Raghunandan, Shri Giriraj Singh, Minister of Fisheries, Bihar, Shri Brijendra Prasad Yadav, Minister of Energy of Bihar, Samit Aich, Executive Director, Greenpeace India, and Dr Shaibal Gupta,...

The Power of One

Blog entry by Somdatta Sengupta | July 21, 2014

It is not easy to believe that change is possible or change is good without conviction and a vision for the future By Somdatta Sengupta Bishunpur Tolla, Dharnai, Bihar — During the day, he is busy managing his business. At...

From Womb to Tomb: Can Microgrid Alter the Fate of Women in Rural India?

Blog entry by Neha Khator | July 21, 2014

Women in Dharnai, like Soni Devi, struggle every day to fulfill basic necessities of food, water and fuel, often risking their health and saf ety By Neha Khator Dharnai, Bihar — Till back in November last year, meeting...

For Dharnai Youth, Solar Fires Up Passion, Local Pride

Blog entry by Somdatta Sengupta | July 21, 2014

Growing up in an era of darkness, Santan dared not believe that things could change for the better, until one day it finally did! By Somdatta Sengupta Dharnai, Bihar — Santan Kumar, 19, is shy, likes to keep to himself and a...

Yatra ends with a hope for Urja Kranti

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | November 25, 2010

We finally reached the last stop of our yatra- Arrah. Amazing hospitality and delicious food welcomed us in Arrah. We could smell the home cooked Litti Chokha dipped in homemade ghee (Indian butter) from a distance. Elaichi (cardamom)...

Energy [R]evolution Bihar

Image gallery | June 7, 2012

Yatra part one ends at Nitish Kumar’s village

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | October 15, 2010

After the Bhagalpur event got over, the yatra bus reached Thatha panchayat, Khagariya for malyarpan. Here we found a group of aware individuals especially women, some of whom worked for an NGO called Navjagriti. This organisation works...

Kanti village joins the kranti

Blog entry by Shiva Sharma | October 12, 2010

A lot many times we have heard and seen that the biggest setbacks come with the greatest discoveries. Energy produced by thermal power plants is one such discovery. Kanti village in Bihar, has been adversely affected by the ash...

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