Jharkhand Forum is an easiest accessible public forum, where everyone’s voices / thoughts / ideas / opinions / experiences / suggestions are heard without any intermediate moderation. It invites you to share anything on developments issues and welcome your active participation in discussions.
It’s focussed on major internal issues of India that includes - Developments, Industrial Displacements, Adivasi, Dalit, Mines, Minerals, Environment, Health, Education, Naxal, Poverty, Corruption, Governance, Crime, Forest and Socio-Economic problems etc.
Geographical Coverage of our focussed Issues –
Entire India with special focus on Jharkhand Region but, issues wise it will go broader such as if we say Adivasi then it’s for entire Adivasi (South Asian or Indian subcontinent tribes) communities. But not the tribes of America, Australia and Africa etc and if we say Industrial Displacements then it’s for Industrial Displacements in entire India.
Members’ Backgrounds -
Jharkhand Forum’s members are from all kind of Professions including Development Professionals, Researchers, Writers, News Reporters, University Students, Govt. of India's officers, Policy makers, NGOs and NRIs etc.
Jharkhand Forum’s membership is free and open to all individuals and Organizations.
Geographical Region of Membership -
Language of communication -
English but, sometimes message in local language of Jharkhand Region will be passed in order to promote them and translation will be provided if it is requested by any member.
Sharing information among its members through the website, blog, email groups and an e-newsletter, facilitate debate and discussion and raise awareness and understanding.
Facilitating networking among students, academics, researchers, policy-makers, and practitioners involved in development, within and beyond India;
Facilitating mutually beneficial relationships and meaningful cooperation between the academic community and development professionals, including policy-makers, civil society groups, and development NGOs;
Fostering active links with the media, especially with journalists focusing on development issues and challenges;
Jharkhand Forum recently accepted proposal to host the annual meeting of its members to discuss and debate development issues.