articles by Poonam Verma

India

Haryana is open defecation free, on paper: Ground report shows public ignorance, state apathy failed mission in equal measure

On examining the claim, Firstpost found that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Abhiyan is a distant dream in Haryana.

Business

MUDRA can help create employment in Haryana, but the govt seems to be sleeping on the job

The MUDRA scheme, launched under PMMY in 2015, provides low-interest loans to micro-finance institutions (MFIs) and non-banking financial institutions

Politics

RSS ideology finds strong influence in BJP-ruled Haryana as state govt appoints Sangh leaders to key positions

The school syllabus isn’t the only place where the Sangh ideology can be seen finding influence in Haryana.

India

Rot in Haryana education system: Lack of qualified teachers, authorities' lax attitude leave most graduates unemployable

A shortage of qualified teachers and a lackadaisical attitude on part of authorities concerned is jeopardising the future of Haryana’s students