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  project name ~ Mahendra Yadav 2012

category ~ Saathi




  Project Name


Mahendra Yadav 2012



Saathi Program










  Budget Approved


Rs 204000


  Year Approved







  Chapter Coordinators


Riddhi Singh


Penn State









Mahendra ji is an activist working in Madhepura district of Bihar. He started his work in Bihar with the Kosi floods and has since worked on several aspects in the region. These include RTI, MNREGA, Right to Service Act, Right to Education Act etc. He focuses on creating awareness on these issues and fighting corruption.





He has successfully used RTI act over the past year for individuals as well as common issues. He has completed Kosi Jan Sambad Yatra for creating awareness on Kosi flood related issues. He was a part of the 5 member advising committee which drafted a report on the Bihar Lokayukta.





His main focus is on creating awareness so that people can understand and use acts such as the Right to Information act. He aims to create model villages by training the workers within villagers and helping in implementation of MNREGA schemes.



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