"The percentage of people living below poverty line in Jharkhand has declined from 45.3 per cent in 2004-05 to 39.1 per cent in 2009-10. The scam is worth about Rs 10 crore and involved middlemen from Chatra district in Jharkhand. This requires collective thinking. It'll just take a moment. The main sources of news for the newspapers coming out from the capital Ranchi are departmental minister’s statements, their interviews and their speeches during different programmes. Newspapers have lot of pages and to fill up these pages journalists are forced to make news out of easily available information. History. Dhanbad is among the six districts in Jharkhand, apart from Ranchi, Latehar, Ramgarh, Lohardaga and Sahibganj, where The Indian Express found that the nexus colluded to dupe gullible parents and students, and set up fake beneficiaries, while genuine applicants were left out. This division is administratively divided in to 05 blocks. Along with that more or less every day 4-5 news from capital or other districts comes out on first page. 1 July’s Ranchi Express both editorial remarks are related to education and children’s rights respectively. Voluntary organizations generally have statistics and status information on many issues but usually voluntary organizations stay away from the newspapers. For instance there is hardly any news on gender justice, women’s empowerment, child trafficking, environment, poverty, development, malnutrition, women’s health, dalits, weaker section etc. Because of the editions system news’s effectiveness is decreasing and voices of public protests are only getting limited to local level. In the newspapers published from Ranchi, except Ranchi there is almost negligible news on rest of the 10 poorest districts. A journalist received a call from someone saying they were from Aajtak channel and were conducting a survey, asking whom she was going to vote for in 2019. The greatest irony of the so-called development process in Jharkhand has been the link between mining and poverty. On an averages newspapers published from the capital have 18 pages and page no. There is editorial ‘Tata Lease chapter’ on a land controversy between the Government and the Tatas in Ranchi Express on 4 July. The edition system in newspapers is directly affecting the poorest districts. 9 is set for the news from capital and other districts of Jharkhand. The state of Jharkhand came into being on 15 November 2000 after a century-old demand articulated by the people of central India. In Jharkhand, USHA and Central Mine Planning and Design Institute have come together to set up 20 Silai Schools around the mining areas in Dhanbad district. Pages in the newspaper have increased and now daily newspaper editions have no less than 16-18 pages. Spatial analysis shows a high concentration of poverty in the mining areas for example. Electricity problem 8, 3. Colourful newspapers are being published from Jharkhand but because of increased circulation and additional pages in the newspapers, their standard is decreasing. In ‘Hindustan’ and ‘Hindustan Times’ editorial remarks on poorest district and local issues is almost negligible. In this most of the news is related to violence against women, electricity problem, health, basic infrastructure and development schemes information. There isn’t much interest seen on the issues related with social concerns on these pages. The retired school teacher has been offering free education to the children of poor tribals in Sohda Sabar, a village in East Singhbhum district of Jharkhand. As news source voluntary organization are almost untouched till now. He is struggling to feed his own family, but is also helping the poor and the destitute in the chilling cold. Despite near-universal electricity access, the quality of supply remains poor, and households frequently rely on backup lighting fuels like kerosene; 2. Because of this these communities are not much talked about in newspapers and their issues are also not considered with sensitivity. This includes papers coming from Delhi, Calcutta and other cities. Journalists associated with newspapers on regular basis are neither sensitive about social concerns nor the newspaper working system allows them to be so. Along with this Ranchi Express, Uditvani, Aaj, Chamakta Aina, Bihar Observer including a dozen of small - big dailies are publishing from Jharkhand. NEW DELHI: Jharkhand is set to become the first state to launch an employment guarantee scheme for urban poor on the lines of the Mahatma Gandhi Employment Guarantee Act. We are investigating the inputs,” sources said. Its effect is not reaching till the centre of power the capital. Some suspects are yet to be traced. Your session has expired, please login again. There should be consideration on increasing the share of news of deprived communities. 1. Along with that more or less every day 4-5 news from capital or other districts comes out on first page. The poverty level in Jharkhand, as measured by the Tendulkar Committee, is one of the highest amongst all large states with high levels in both rural and the urban parts. This also raises questions on Jharkhand’s better-off districts. 27 Number of Multidimensional Poor (in millions) 23.1 612 2007 2007 28 Global Hunger Index (GHI) 28.67 23.3 29 GHI Rank ( out of 17) 16 2005-06 2005-06 30 Prevalence of calorie undernourishment (%) 19.6 20 31 Prevalence of Underweight Children under 5 years of age(%) 57.1 42.5 Jharkhand India Human Development Indicators 2011 2011* They pointed to various households in Line Mohalla. The Parasnath Hill is situated in Giridih district of Jharkhand. This remark was strong criticism on panchayat’s decision to burn two women alive who were blamed to be witches. But in Jharkhand newspapers this anchor space mostly has news from foreign sources. The new term for self censorship is voluntary censorship, as proposed by companies like Netflix and Hotstar. Others 0.5 - 1%. Reaching there is a travail that most people avoid, according to Oraon. Take underprivileged persons from the forests, whose skill sets are related to the forests and land, and bring them to a new environment for a better life. NGO news gets published only if you have personal relation with them. Based on a survey of 1,440 households in rural Jharkhand, the report reached the following conclusions: 1. Being centrally located amid all the poor states, i.e., Bihar in the north, West Bengal in the east, Uttar Pradesh in the west and Odisha towards the south, Jharkhand also attracts a large inflow of cheap labour. Last Updated: 2nd April, 2020 16:51 IST Coronavirus Lockdown: Jharkhand Officials Provide Food To Poor Families District authorities in Jharkhand’s West Singhbhum have started to provide food under their initiative ‘Meals on the Wheels' amid coronavirus lockdown. The entire eastern belt of Jharkhand, close to West Bengal, has a high concentration of poverty. But this is not priority news for the newspapers. Pakur has one major sub-division as Pakur. Issues of poverty, development and empowerment of common people are not a priority. There should be collective initiative in a direction so that news has positive impact. Instead of making "disaster" a new more emphasis should be given on the process and causes, which results in disaster. Annual per capita income is also low. The well-known Naxal war zones of Jharkhand—Palamu, Chatra, Latehar, Gumla and Lohardaga—are home to almost a fifth of the state’s poor population. Netarhat: Netarhat is a town in Latehar district. Poorest districts are the most affected by edition systems of the newspapers. Complete cleanliness campaign inaugurated Ranchi Express 5 July, (During this period superficial political word wars and political news remained the lead news). Colourful newspapers are being published from Jharkhand but because of increased circulation and additional pages in the newspapers, their standard is decreasing. A month or two earlier the same journalist received a call, this time from a man, asking if she was going to vote for the BSP. Since the formation of the state for almost two years Dainik Jagran published a special edition for Jharkhand from Patna. If news on poverty and development is analysed, it will be clear that newspapers give priority to news with negative tone. Some of the industrially developed areas like Bokaro and Dhanbad are in this zone. We find that correlation between poverty and mining is far more significant than that between forests and poverty. This only reflects what many in the left-oriented political groups have been saying for long—that the so-called development process in Jharkhand has been hijacked by a few and local-level trickle down of the benefits of mining and industry is not occurring. Blanket & Gita Distribution among poor tribals in district of Shahebaganja (Jharkhand) It does not mean that news related to these issues is not published. In some newspapers ‘anchor space’ on the first page is already fixed for the development news. With the formation of state some newspapers namely The Telegraph and The Times of India started publishing their editions. Looks like you have exceeded the limit to bookmark the image. At the time of formation, Jharkhand state had 18 districts. Ranchi Express’s editorial remark on 30 June "this is how government campaign’s run" exposes development work. If there is news than it will be of crime or merely statements of the minister or MLA of that particular area. Was it by raising the level of living of the poor or displacing the poor from their traditional locations? News from the capital is not reaching the villages or other districts. Jharkhand scholarship scam: CBI tracks online trail from Bihar to Jharkhand district at heart of probe. It is believed in the Jain culture that 20 of the 24 Tirthankaras attained Moksha from this place. Pages in the newspaper have increased and now daily newspaper editions have no less than 16-18 pages. Jharkhand is a hotbed of Naxalism, which is a cause as well as an effect of persisting poverty in the state. Newspapers publishing from the capital do not have space for the news from these districts. ET, Over 10 days of around 4000 news items that were published in the Capital’s newspapers only 3 items were about the poorest districts. Giridih and Hazaribagh just managed to be close to the state average of 947 with 943 and 946 respectively. Collecting facts on grassroots level and writing reports is not happening. Today there is need for newspapers to take on a strong and active role. Rivers like Torai, Gumani are flowing from NW to East part of the district boundary. In the 10 days study amongst 113 news of development and poverty only 4 were of poorest districts; 2 from Pakud, 1 of Gaoda and 1 from Hazaribag. Head spitted half on giving birth to a girl Hindustan 1 July, 6. Our concept of spatial poverty that can be identified and measured via remote sensing allows us a far greater set of policy insights, the most important being that we are able to link poverty with the environment that gives rise to it and sustains it. This representation is also not appropriate because only political, crime and other superficial news get published. The scheme called Mukhyamantri Shramik Yojna will guarantee 100 days of work in a financial year for urban unskilled labourers.The new scheme would have a provision to pay an unemployment allowance if the state fails … Except for one or two newspapers all offer 8 pages of colour. And neither is important news of the poorest districts reaching to the capital. Poverty, higher in the southern and eastern districts of Jharkhand, Need for investigative journalism has increased. The views of the author are his own and not those the organization with which he is associated. They are less sensitive towards new and burning issues. Though all newspapers have kept one page for whole state but in this also some cities like Dhanbad, Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Hazaribagh are getting represented. Press releases of the institutions have more than 60 percent shares in local news. The unskilled nature of work is such that higher wages will not come easy. Press releases (Political parties/non profit organizations) 60%, 3. Further, our analysis shows large pockets of poverty in areas close to forests. Clearly, the run to the 2019 elections is on. Therefore the government’s public announcements appear prominently on newspaper pages but there are no investigative articles on what is the status of these schemes at the grassroots level and how much people living in marginalized and poorest districts are benefiting from these development schemes. The density of Jharkhand state in the current decade is 1072 per sq mile. Common man is not the base of priority for newspapers. Information on development schemes 21. News from villages and remote areas is getting publishing in these editions. There is also need to review traditional style and form of news. This will start process of power transfer into public hands and this system is operational in hundreds of villages. A system can be devised that newspapers should make space for poorest districts and try for appropriate representation. Editorial comments on local issues can be seen in ‘Ranchi Express’ and ‘Prabhat Khabar sometimes. All the newspapers are bringing out DIVision wise and district wise editions. 9 is set for the news from capital and other districts of Jharkhand. Departmental secretaries are also news sources but their share in information is much less. Rivers like Pathro, Ajay, Darhwa, Matihara and Jainti, flowing from NW to SE part of the district boundary. The official in Dhanbad was found not following the due process while accepting applications for Centre's pre-matric scholarship scheme. That includes advertising by the state government. Sabrangindia 19 Jan 2021. One such person is a young man called Bhola Prasad from the district headquarters of Latehar in Jharkhand. News from poorest districts Dumka, Devghar, Pakud, Gaoda, Sahebganj, Palamu, West Singhbhoom, Lohardaga, Gumla, Girideeh is not … Laveesh Bhandari is an economist based in New Delhi. Jharkhand has 24 districts, and the Jharkhand … On an averages newspapers published from the capital have 18 pages and page no. In the 10 days study amongst 113 news of development and poverty only 4 were of poorest districts; 2 from Pakud, 1 of Gaoda and 1 from Hazaribag. The caller, a woman, also didn't identify herself. Most of the developmental and social concern related issues, which are published in the newspapers, are written by the freelancers. Minister/Secretary/Department/Government press releases 35 - 36%, 2. There should be consideration on increasing the share of news. The state is rich in mineral resources and poor in agricultural production. Jharkhand pds ration card status Check. Located deep inside the Sisai block of Gumla district, the nearest medical care is 15 km from Nagar Siskari. and if there is then it will be nothing more than statements by some ministers or leaders. Minimum wages and other labour benefits do not work as well in such areas. It is a chief Jain pilgrimage site and the holy place for Jains. Women’s labour has special significance in the life of Santhal (Adivasi tribe) families; they work hard in the day to raise two square meals for their family. There is editorial remark on "Extremism in Jharkhand" in Prabhat Khabar on 3 July. After the state’s formation newspaper’s circulation has increased. Despite holding 40% of India’s mineral wealth, economic development of the state has not been sufficient to trickle down to the people in need. Chronic poverty seems to be disproportionately high among the state's historically marginalized groups, especially the tribal population. A study conducted from 26 June to 5 July 2003 of three Hindi newspapers (Hindustan, Prabhat Khabar and Ranchi Express) along with one English newspaper (Hindustan Times), publishing from Jharkhand’s capital Ranchi clearly shows that newspapers are not terribly interested in publishing news of social concern. And this kind of news is publishing with eminence whereas common people are no way concerned with this kind of absurd word wars. List of Jharkhand Districts - Area, Population and Head Quarter. The number of factual and investigative reports is continuously decreasing in newspapers. The situation at the grassroots and its effect on public life is not been the subjects for newspapers. If there is news than it will be of crime or merely statements of the minister or MLA of that particular area. Jharkhand government has suspended a district official after a probe was launched into illegal diversion of scholarships meant for poor minority students. Overall rates of household metering and billing remain very low; and 3. In Nagar Siskari, as in other parts of rural Jharkhand, the ojha’s exalted position in society is tied to poor healthcare services. News in the Jharkhand page of the newspaper has remained limited to Bokaro, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad, Hazaribag only. Maximum facilities for resettlement grant for Ranchi Express 27 June big industrial projects upto 15 crores, 4. electricwire fall in Ormajhi,6ead Hindustan, Prabhat Khabar 8 June, 5. Over 10 days of around 4000 news items that were published in the Capital’s newspapers only 3 items were about the poorest districts. Poverty is relatively low in industrially developed districts such as Ranchi, Bokaro and Dhanbad, but how did it reach this low level? DEOGHAR DISTRICT IN JHARKHAND Doctoral Thesis Submitted In partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY In MANAGEMENT BY PRIYANKA PRIYADARSHANI (UID No. But the disadvantage is that with regard to information every district has been isolated. Poverty and development related news is published from Randhi Dateline. Jharkhand - Jharkhand - People: Nearly two-fifths of the population of Jharkhand consists of various indigenous peoples classified as Scheduled Tribes, as well as members of the Scheduled Castes (formerly called “untouchables”; groups that officially occupy a low position within the Indian caste hierarchy). Health / Nutrition 16, 4. More than 75% of work force is engaged in agriculture, but generates only 20% of state’s GDP. On average more than one hundred news, including capital and other districts of Jharkhand are published in every newspaper. Amongst 4000 news, only 113 is on issues of poverty and development related news. Separately, accounts of two banking correspondents have been frozen over alleged involvement in the scam. For some, social service is such a passion where they come forward to help others while ignoring their own sufferings. But there is a more serious problem that has ramifications across the country. The Pakur district is present on the North-Eastern part of the Santhal Paragana province. ALL 4 NEWSPAPERS (26 June to 5 July 2003), Subject No. Overview of the media scenario in the state. Minakshi Chakraborty works with Indicus Analytics. Lead stories are nothing more than the tussle between government leaders, whereas news of traditional administration system is sign of important change. On average more than one hundred news, including capital and other districts of Jharkhand are published in every newspaper. Because of this these communities are not much talked about in newspapers and their issues are also not considered with sensitivity. Because of being a separate state, offices of many multination companies, central and financial institutions and public organizations have opened up in Jharkhand, possibilities for business have increased and revenue sources for the newspapers have also increased. goes largely unreported. Problem for the newspapers is that it is necessary to cover geographical distance of 100 kilometers in a fixed time (generally by 4 o’clock in the morning) and for this, editions start printing and dispatching from 9 o’clock in the night. Who We Are The Rural Development Department of Government of Jharkhand (GoJ) has established a separate and autonomous society named as "Jharkhand State livelihood Promotion society"(JSLPS) which works as a nodal agency for effective implementation of livelihood READ MORE ... 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