Tag : relocation package

11 months, 3 weeks ago 2
Posted in: From the Field

Jan 22, 2019: In an unfortunate incident at Melghat Tiger Reserve where many Government department staff were grievously wounded and prime tiger habitat set fire to by an angry mob, it was the timely support from the police department and district administration that helped prevent further damage. On the 15th of January 2019, around 300-500 […]

1 year, 1 month ago 3
Posted in: Blog

Meet Daasi, the tribal woman from the Sollepura resettlement colony, who had no clue about farming few years ago, but is now a model farmer! Written by Manish Machaiah Daasi was a widow with ten children, living in the Nagarahole forest and eking a living from selling minor forest produce. Till an opportunity to move […]

1 year, 5 months ago 1
Posted in: Blog

Humans and wildlife live in close confines, leading to negative outcomes. Ongoing voluntary relocation of people from the sanctuary is a clear win-win solution for both. Written By Jayalakshmi K Rughmini and family are finally ‘out of the woods’. Leaving Chettiyalathur that was home for decades is not easy, but the compulsions had been too […]

1 year, 5 months ago 0
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WCS India staff hand-hold tribals who have moved to relocation centres and help them with livelihood, education and medical support. The 30-odd women gathered protest in one voice to the news that Govindappa will soon be leaving them. Lokesh from WCS India has just announced to the gathering that his colleague’s services will be needed […]

1 year, 6 months ago 0
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As Nagarahole tiger reserve tribals join the mainstream, the boundaries are blurring. Written by Jayalakshmi K Small vans crammed with household stuff come bouncing along the road and into the Masthigudi relocation centre in H D Kote. The luggage also includes useful bits and pieces of the dismantled huts once lived in. This is the […]