Bamboo clusters of Bengaluru struggle to keep the craft alive

Bamboo artisans are fighting the pandemic while still doing their hardest to keep the bamboo art going. Bangalore: Sitting cross-legged on the road opposite Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS hospital) near VV Puram, 70 year old Mariyamma, a bamboo artisan, gently cuts long bamboo blades and removes long sticks of bamboo with a small […]

Continue Reading

Access to banking facilities, still a dream for Sandur

Lack of awareness about the banking facilities in rural areas makes cashless economy an unarchived dream. The rural population covers about 66% of India’s total population, according to the World Bank. Karnataka covers around 4.5% of the rural population in India, according to the 2011 data provided by Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The people […]

Continue Reading