Following three consecutive disasters that put Kerala’s disaster management model to the test, the coastal state now stands firm in its battle against the ongoing pandemic. The fine tuning of the model, coupled with a united front by the people of the state, continues to stand as an excellent example for the rest of the country to follow.
A recent performance hosted by the Cultural Coordination Committee brought the unique dance form of Ottan Thullal to audiences in Manipal. A mythological story, combined with elements of humour and the vibrant expressions of the artists, made for an evening of excellent music, arts and dance.
Former District Collector of Kozhikode Prasanth Nair, who has been involved with the relief operations following the Kerala floods, interacted with the press and public in separate sessions at the venue of the National Conference on Youth in Social Change on Sunday. Nair talked about the operations following the disaster and initiatives during his time as the DC.
The people of Manipal have come together to lend a hand to distressed flood victims in neighbouring Kerala. Read on for information about the ongoing donation drives to the disaster-hit state, and what you can do to help.
Read about Kudumbashree, one of the largest women-empowering projects in the country. Launched by the government of Kerala in 1998, the initiative has succeeded in providing these women, once living in poverty, a life full of dignity and independence.