Academicians throughout the country will gather at Gadchiroli Gondwana University to discuss ways of creating livelihood for tribals residing at Gadchiroli. The two day workshop will start from 18th January and conclude on 19th January 2013. The workshop is being conducted with the help of Rajiv Gandhi Science and Technology Commission (RGSTC), Government of Maharashtra, Indian Institute of Technology, Powai, and Forest Department.
Annual Grain Fair to be organized from 25th May to 27th May 2012 at College of agriculture, Nagpur
State Agriculture Department is organizing “Annual Grain Fair” from 25th May to 27th May 2012 at College of agriculture. The fair will help farmers earn profit because the farmers can directly come in contact with the consumers or buyers of their product thus avoiding the need of any middle men in selling their product. This helps farmers earn good profit which would have lessened if they had dealt with the middle men.
Rotary Club of Nagpur organizing 10 day cleft lip correction Camp
Rotary Club of Nagpur in association with Northern Cleft Foundation (UK) is organizing a 10 day cleft lip correction camp from 8th January- 18th January 2012 at Mure Hospital. The camp is supported by deputy director of health services (DDHS).
Patients reach from Umred, Kuhi, Gadchiroli, Saoner, Kanholibara, Hingana, Kamptee, Kanhan, Balaghat, Seoni and Chhindwara. For more information and registration call – 9552366465
Gondwana University to come into existence on 27th December 2011
Government of Maharashtra has sanctioned Gondwana University which will be set in Gadchiroli. It is a big move. It is formed to reduce load on Nagpur University and is the second bifurcation of the university.
Nagpur University (NU) will fill new posts at Gonwana University (GU) by transferring employees from its own department and rest to be recruited. Students enrolling for the academic year 2012-2013 will be issued certificates from GU while the existing ones will receive certificate from Nagpur University.
Gadchiroli bamboo gets international recognition
Medha Lekha, a village in Gadchiroli got the rights to harvest and transport bamboo. On commercial front a major processing unit is being set on the outskirts of Gadchiroli town in agreement with Green Bamboo Technologies which is a Hong Kong based company to process forest products into timber which will then be transported to a factory.
Tribal Ashramshala teachers on footsteps of Anna Hazare supporters
Over 50 Tribal Ashramshala teachers have gone on hunger strike till their demands were met, at RBI Square, Nagpur. These protesters represented teachers employed at ashramshala in Gadchiroli, Gondia, Bhandara and Chandrapur districts. These teachers were not paid salary since last 3 years. Ashramshalas are places in tribal area which gives food, clothes, shelter and books for school students.