MHM Chaachi launched in Ranchi
The district administration of Ranchi in Jharkhand has launched a unique initiative called MHM Chaachi to break the culture of silence around menstruation. Given that a discussion about menstruation is often done in hushed tones, bringing the topic into an open space would enable girls to be freer and boys to support girls and women to manage their menstruation effectively.
With a view to spurring inclusive growth in its villages, the State Government of Telangana had implemented the Palle Pragathi Special Programme from 6th September to 5th October, 2019. During the 30 day period, districts across the state set up plant nurseries, cremation grounds and dump yards, among others to improve greenery and cleanliness of the villages.
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During the fourth visit of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) team to the water stressed Perumbalur district in Tamil Nadu, they noticed that the whole area was green with water visible everywhere. Further, Executive Engineer, Tamil Nadu Watershed Development Agency (TAWDEVA) indicated that overall there was a 3 meter increase in ground water levels in the State.