Lola Nayar

Andhra Pradesh Woos Students With Clean Toilets

World Toilet Day 2023: Andhra Pradesh government-funded sanitation scheme for over 45,000 state-run schools is a lesson in how better sanitation infrastructure can be created and innovatively managed

November 19, 2023

Murmu awards 36 women champions of WASH

Women ‘warriors’ who helped make 2 lakh villages free of open defecation and reach tap water to 11 crore rural households were awarded Swachh Sujal Shakti Samman 2023’ by President of India Droupadi Murmu

March 06, 2023

RAHI Khichdi Mix Targets Hunger And Nutrition Of Millions Amid COVID

Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI) has served over 2.5 million meals to vulnerable groups in 38 districts across 9 states in the country worst hit by COVID and subsequent lockdown. Dola Mohapatra, Executive Director, RAHI, tells LoLa Nayar that nearly 85% of the ready-to-cook meals were provided to the migrant population.

August 09, 2020

A Skilling Program For Food Processing To Help India Prosper

While India is a top producer of several farm products, it still lags behind its neighbours such as Thailand and Vietnam in the area of food processing.

July 30, 2020

Millets Gaining Ground As Healthy Options For Those Suffering From Lifestyle Diseases

Awareness about the benefits of these healthy grains is creating a situation where demand is increasing almost every year by 20% to 22%, says Dr Vilas A. Tonapi, Director, ICAR — Indian Institute of Millets Research, Hyderabad, in an interview to Lola Nayar. Excerpts…

February 04, 2020