Mahila Vikas Samooh” – Woman Development Group – in Bawana, New Delhi

“Mahila Vikas Samooh” is one of our woman producer group and based in Bawana, a census town in North West district of Delhi. The colony has been developed by Slum and JJ Department of MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) in 2004. Most of the inhabitants in the area are migrants from Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, and Orissa and used to live in urban slum areas of Delhi, like Darya ganj, Pitam pura and Yamuna Pusta. Due to the government polices the slums were demolished and regarding to a relocation of the people, 18 yards of land were given to each slum dweller in the out skirt of the city. ...

Taja 8 – in Pataudi, Haryana

Pataudi is a small town in the state of Haryana. It is 60 kilometers away in the west of Delhi. Before the English came the town was ruled by the feudal ruler family of Nawab of Pataudi. During those times he ruled 52 villages surrounding Pataudi town. He also built his palace there.  The times changed and the rulers lost their power, glory and territory. But the name of Pataudi still remains known. The population of Pataudi consists of both the Muslims and Hindu communities. They have always lived in peace here. The Nawab still owns agricultural land in Pataudi and the area around and len...