Community Based Survey: Round 1
GramVaani Community Media (OnionDev Technologies)
Results from Gram Vaani’s community survey (1700+ respondents), about access to the lockdown related relief measures in rural Bihar, Jharkhand, and Madhya Pradesh.
-Over 60% of the respondents have not received the free ration to which they were entitled.
Anganwadi linked distribution is doing marginally better.
- At least 1 in 2 people have not received the financial assistance promised to them.
- Over 50% respondents said they can only manage household expenses for a week if the lockdown
were to be extended; 1 in 4 had no idea how long they would be able to manage.
- Most respondents said that the police and local officials were not stopping them from accessing
essential services, but close to 25% respondents claimed forceful behavior.
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