LOK SHAKTI SAMITI

Stories from the Field

Study Tour Shows a New Horizon

Gram Panchayat Siha is 20 km away from district headquarters with the population of 1257 of 238 families. Before LSS’s intervention the villagers were ignorant about the water sanitation issues. They were also not aware about the government schemes under TSC. People were habituated with open

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A Step Forward by Panchayat

Gram Panchayat Tadola in Pusor block is 15 km away from district headquarter Raigarh. It has a total population of 1,560, which includes 293 families above poverty line and 34 families below poverty line. Total sanitation campaign with intervention of Mitanin is continuing in the panchayat.

When

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Determination Gave Success

Sanichari Bai is Mitanin of Oram hamlet of Garh Umaria panchayat of Pusor block. People from the hamlet were suffering from the problem of drinking water during summers. She got determined to avail them of drinking water in hamlet.

She took first step and approached the Sarpanch along with the

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Your Responsibility, Our Rights

RR Energy Industry has been established in Garh Umaria village. People from the village suffer from the ill-effects of industrialisation and the industry also forgot its corporate social responsibility.

Sukanti Sav, a mitanin from the Bastipur village, has been working with LSS for long and

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Struggle Showed the Way

This is story of a woman who never thought that she would get an opportunity to lead the gram panchayat. Uma Sav was elected Sarpanch of Singha gram panchayat of Pusor block in Raigarh district in 2005.

Forty-year-old Uma Sav studied till class fifth. When she came to the village after she got

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