Articles by: Manas Jena

Two Language formula –mother tongue and English medium best suits

Two Language formula –mother tongue and English medium best suits

Language policy in NEP is not suitable to present context. The overemphasis of Hindi and Sanskrit in proposed three-language policy, and withdrawal of English from primary level, in National Education policy 2020 will be impacting over non-Hindi speaking states. If executed, the language burden will be more on students of these states and additional burden on students of linguistic and[Read More…]

by August 8, 2020 India
The plight of Milk Producers in Odisha need urgent attention of Government

The plight of Milk Producers in Odisha need urgent attention of Government

During this COVID-19 pandemic one of the worst among sufferers are about 11 Lakh Milk producers family of Odisha who have been facing with crisis of milk sale since March 2020 and continued uncertainty. Even in normal time also, diary sector in the state have been struggling with the crisis of distress sale with continued problem in supply side arrangement[Read More…]

by July 17, 2020 India
Privatising commercial extraction of Coal not beneficial for coal reserve states

Privatising commercial extraction of Coal not beneficial for coal reserve states

The decision of the centre for privatize commercial extraction of Coal may not be beneficial for Odisha having 25 percent of the Coal reserve of the country. The plan to increase in mining activities is not being accompanying with rise in fair royalty rate and its share of state and locals. There has been persistent suffering of people in coal[Read More…]

by June 26, 2020 India
Contract farming, not helpful to real farmers of Odisha

Contract farming, not helpful to real farmers of Odisha

The recent three major legislations by central Govt. on agriculture produce marketing is going to impact the small producers in agriculture sector of India. Already there has been change in other sectors such as mining, industry and business to invite more FDI and facilitate the free play of private companies. The Essential commodities Act 1956 amendment removed Cereals, pulses, oil[Read More…]

by June 12, 2020 India
COVID19 and Issues of Basic Amenities in Dalit Hamlets of Odisha

COVID19 and Issues of Basic Amenities in Dalit Hamlets of Odisha

This pandemic (COVID -19) situation is hitting the marginalized poor the worst because of their inherent vulnerable condition. The entire country is being converted to a police state with an absolute power exercised by police to mercilessly beat anyone on street. It is mostly the poor and marginalized on the streets who are being harassed and humiliated. The socially and[Read More…]

by April 28, 2020 Annihilate Caste
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Ignored Plight of Dalit Muslims

In recent times the issues of Muslim minority has been discussed much over the issues of their citizenship but many more important socio-economic issues have been left out  while focus has been more on religious identity issues. The issues such as employment, land, business, education, health, access to basic amenities and most important participation in governance has been ignored since[Read More…]

by April 25, 2020 Annihilate Caste