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Inviting you for an education project towards Social Harmony and Sustainability

Vivek Umrao Glendenning “Samajik Yayavar” I believe, we need to think about the contents and the goal of the education at each level, primary to higher to research education. We need to redesign our universities, their purpose and the content of the education. At every level, the education must lead towards actual sustainability, peace and […]

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Liquor revolution in Bihar towards Social Harmony and Sustainability – a grassroots movement (2011-2015) of around one million women

Vivek Umrao GlendenningThe Founder & Editor, Ground Report IndiaThe Vice-Chancellor, The Gokul Social UniversityCo-Founder, The Gokul Social University The inception and dispersal of the new liquor policy in Bihar state In the year 2005, the alliance of Janta Dal United (JDU) and Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) formed the state government in Bihar. Nitish Kumar of JDU and […]

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Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj

Vivek Umrao GlendenningThe Founder & Editor, Ground Report IndiaThe Vice-Chancellor, The Gokul Social UniversityCo-Founder, The Gokul Social University The Gokul Social University, GSU The Gokul Social University, GSU, works for the sustainable economy, peace, social harmony, self-sufficiency, social evolution and system transmutation; founded by Sanjay Sajjan Singh, Vivek Umrao and Sanjeev Narayan Singh in the year 2007; […]

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The Groundwater revolution : Economy, Self Sustainability, Woman Empowerment, Solar Energy and Education

Vivek Umrao GlendenningThe Founder and the Editor, Ground Report IndiaThe Vice-Chancellor & Co-Founder, The Gokul Social UniversityThe distinctions :Rejuvenation of four rivers, 250 large water harvesting structures (JOHAD/जोहड़) in more than 100 villages, 25,000 families, 200,000 people and 60 million dollars annual economy in ten years period (2006 to 2016).200 drinking water ponds (KUND/कुंड), most of […]

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Editorial

Thank you very much for reading the current edition of The Ground Report India quarterly journal titled “Ground Efforts for Empowerment and Self-Sustainability of Tribal People”.  I prefer to see things at the actual ground level.  I try my best to keep my eyes and mind open to see things as they are, without corrupting the […]

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Conflict Resolution: POTA-Cabin to the Education City, shaping the tribal children for a better society in the Maoist affected area :: The other side face of the South Bastar region of Chhattisgarh

Vivek Umrao GlendenningThe Founder and the Editor, Ground Report IndiaThe Vice-Chancellor & Co-Founder, The Gokul Social UniversityOm Prakash Chaudhary IAS, popularly called OP Chaudhary or OP, was appointed as the district collector in South Bastar (Dantewada) in the last week of March 2011.  For about two months he was busy conducting elections for the vacant seat […]

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A tribal youth with continuous constructive ground efforts and success stories for tribal community over the two decades in Dantewada, Bijapur, Sukama and Jagdalpur districts of Chhattisgarh : Is he not a real ground hero?

This article is based on the vision, efforts, struggle and achievements of a common tribal youth, who started to work when he was a teenager of just 15 years.  This article does not follow the trend made by NGO business persons to project the paid employees of NGOs as the HEROES. This article is about […]

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Dwarko Sundarani, 90 years old legend, has been empowering the tribal community for the last 58 years in Bihar at Samanvay Ashram

Vivek Umrao GlendenningThe Founder and the Editor, Ground Report IndiaThe Vice-Chancellor & Co-Founder, The Gokul Social UniversityDwarko Sundarani and Vivek, the chief editor of the Ground Report IndiaDwarko Sundarani, 90 years old, is a follower of Vinoba Bhave and has been serving the tribal and local communities in Gaya district of Bihar state for the […]

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Dr Debal Deb : A Legend of the principle of local self-sustainability on the ground

In this exclusive ground report, I write about the models of self-sustainability established by Dr. Debal Deb, founder of the rice seed banks Vrihi and Basudha. Dr Deb has a PhD from the  Calcutta University, West Bengal and post doctorates from the University of California, Berkeley (USA) and the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. BASUDHA […]

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Nandlal Baba a real hero of the tribal community in the Bastar region

  There is a breeze of NGOs sponsored tribal heroes in the media, on the internet and also social networking platforms for the Bastar region.  Most of these sponsored heroes were or are paid employees of the NGOs working in this region.  But Nandlal Baba is a young tribal person, who does not know the […]

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An important announcement for journalists of rural, semi urban and non-metro city areas

Ground Report India wants to motivate young Indian journalists and non-paid ground social activists of rural, semi-urban and non-metro urban areas for thoughtful, visionary and accountable journalism / citizen journalism. If you as a journalist prefer to work on real ground to get sincere reports/articles/photos. You may earn money for your original reports,articles and photos, […]

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Editorial – Why is this edition of Ground Report India on water and agriculture?

For the past 20 years, more or less, I have been working, or have been associated with various known social personalities and media celebrities of social activism in India.  These personalities include international awardees, mainstream political persons, RTI/RTF/RTE/ NREGA activists, activists who follow Gandhi’s ideology, organizations who pursue Gandhi’s ideology and others in India. Over […]

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Miracle Achieved by the Joint Efforts of a Local Community and a Government Administration :: An "Economy of Water" by a Visionary Crusader UMAKANT UMRAO

United Nations, UN, selected Dewas district’s community water management works in the best three water management practices in the world under the category of “Best Water Management Practices” for 2011-2012. The link of UN website of the award is given below- (the third rank in category 01) http://www.un.org/waterforlifedecade/finalists2012.shtml Dewas, Ponds, Reva Sagar, Local Community & […]

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Editorial

There has been much excitement in the Ground Report India team as we move from a monthly eJournal (which will still continue) and bring to you this detailed quarterly journal. This print magazine has arisen out of our concerns and awareness for a balanced media representation of the ground realities of present day India. We […]

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What does India really need for Transformation? : Electoral Politics Or Live Sources for Self-Motivations of Masses

For the past 20 years more or less, I have been in touch (active or passive), have been working or have worked with various known Social Personalities, Media Celebrities of Social Activism in India, known/ unknown Ground Activists, International Awardees, Mainstream Political Persons, RTI/RTF/RTE/ NREGA Activists, Activists of Gandhi’s Ideology, Organizations of Gandhi’s Ideology, Groups/Individuals […]

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Anna Hazare's hi-profile mass movement :: will it lead towards a better democracy or towards a chaos-fascism

Vivek Umrao Glendenning MCIJ International Journalist, the Chartered Institute of Journalists, London Member, Wikimedia /Wikipedia Australia Member, International PEN Member, International PEN Sydney Centre All discussions given below are based on advertisements received by me via sms/emails/updates in social networks and made by Anna’s team to get popularity-sensation. I am a very common person and […]

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