Video Shows

February 15, 2020

“By 2022, all those in Uttar Pradesh who were found eligible in our survey will get a home”

In an interview with Gaon Connection, Uttar Pradesh Rural Development Minister Rajendra Pratap Singh spoke about gram panchayat elections, the housing scheme, MGNREGA and lot more …

February 11, 2020

The heritage village of Odisha where every single resident is a pattachitra artist

For generations, the inhabitants of Raghurajpur village in Puri district of Odisha have been narrating mythological stories through their world-famous paintings — pattachitra — and palm leaf engravings

Nidhi Jamwal
February 11, 2020

Did you know that cinnamon is added to the powdered glass while making the kite thread?

The earliest evidence of kite flying can be seen in Mughal paintings. From being a stress-busters for the Mughals in India, to being used in military operations in China, the kite has come a long way

Harsh Pathak
February 11, 2020

Why discard old and broken things? We can easily upcycle them and give them a new life

Gurpreet Singh, who lives in Punjab, is an engineer by profession. He has this unique habit of collecting old, discarded stuff. He creates something useful out of those things that are considered to be useless

Gaon Connection
February 7, 2020

Miles and miles of orange and yellow … this village in Bihar is famous for Marigold farming

In Dumaria village in Purnia district in Bihar, farmers have taken up marigold farming, which fetches them more than maize and paddy. They sell these flowers across India and Nepal

Gaon Connection
February 6, 2020

Atishi Marlena shares how she transformed the government schools in Delhi

Aam Aadmi Party’s Atishi Marlena spearheaded several initiatives to improve government schools in Delhi. The private schools were forced to refund the excess fees they charged and much more

Manish Mishra
February 6, 2020

Manoj Tiwari, the Delhi BJP chief, is confident that the BJP will win

In an exclusive interview with Gaon Connection ahead of Delhi assembly election, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said that AAP is in such a bad state in Delhi election that even Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal would lose his own seat in New Delhi. He said BJP would win more than 50 seats

Manish Mishra
February 4, 2020

Do you know one quintal of sugarcane yields 11-13 kgs of sugar? Watch the whole process

Sugar production involves two operations — processing cane into raw sugar and processing the raw sugar into refined sugar. Watch to understand the process of making sugar from cane

Arvind Shukla
January 31, 2020

Kerala student is India’s first confirmed case of coronavirus

The government reached out to over 600 Indians living in China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, to ascertain their willingness to be brought back to India, a day after India got its first confirmed case of the virus, which force the WHO to declare a global health emergency

Chandrakant Mishra
January 28, 2020

Giriraj Singh’s unique biogas model has helped farmers in this village in Gujarat earn more

The animal husbandry ministry provided biogas plants to houses having milch animals and bought the slurry in return. The ministry claims it has increased the farmers’ income by three times

Arvind Shukla