In MP's Panna district, villagers launch initiative to restore local water bodies as successive droughts give rise to malnutrition, migration
Having faced subsequent droughts, residents of Kalyanpur village in Panna district of Madhya Pradesh's Bundelkhand region have been working day and night to restore a local lake to end the water crisis in the area, a result of which has been increase in cases of malnutrition, anaemia, TB and silicosis and migration of youths
Silicosis plagues stone workers of Rajasthan, but slow, complicated process to disburse aid has left thousands gasping
As many as 7,959 silicosis cases were detected in Rajasthan between January 2015 and February 2017, and in the same period, 449 people died of the disease in five districts.
As Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls for making health fundamental right, Panna's creaky health infrastructure awaits facelift
Panna, a region in Madhya Pradesh famous for its tiger reserve, has hugely inadequate health infrastructure. Locals hope politicians will heed their woes as elections approach.
Child labour exists in a "significant" number in the agate industry in Gujarat's Khambhat region where coloured stones are shaped and polished into beads and other decorative items.