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Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival
“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...
Meet the solar sisters
With this Rs.200 solar lamp, they are no longer afraid of stepping out after hours, especially during the rainy season when snakes abound.
How Her Travels and Experiences Inspired Backpacker Madhu Reddy to Become an Organic Farmer
Madhu Reddy talks about the journey that inspired her to return to her family farm and convert it into a chemical-free establishment.
Stewards of Food Culture and Biodiversity: Voices from the Northeast
Indigenous communities of Northeast India are guardians of its unique biodiversity and food culture.
From farmers to consumers the organic way
These second generation farmers wish to market chemical-free and pesticide-free farm produce directly to the consumers and eventually become “entre...
श्रमजीवियों का स्वास्थ्य केन्द्र (in Hindi)
यह स्वास्थ्य कार्यक्रम पूरी तरह आत्मनिर्भर है। यहां कम खर्च में बेहतर इलाज किया जाता है।
Twist of the Tongue
Using mobile phones and Bluetooth, the Pahadi Korbas of Chhattisgarh record and share songs of their community and rediscover a dying language.
Made in India: World's first full atlas for the blind
The atlas has been prepared not only in English but also in Bengali, Gujarati and Telugu.
भारत में तैयार हुआ विश्व का पहला नेत्रहीनों के लिए पूर्ण एटलस (in Hindi)
अब पहली बार नेत्रहीन लोग किसी नक्शे को छूकर पढ़ सकते हैं। एटलस अंग्रेजी, बंगाली, गुजराती और तेलुगू में भी तैयार किया गया है।
Malnad will leave you with food memories
The theme for this year’s Mela is traditional seeds and cuisine, and transformation/healing.
Balancing rights and responsibilities: community-based forest governance in Maharashtra
The revenue to the Gram Sabha from bamboo has brought financial independence, where collective decisions on the utilisation of funds are taken.
Uralungal: India’s Oldest Worker Cooperative
This cooperative has pioneered democratic workplace organization and egalitarian redistribution, even in the context of a highly competitive sector.
Gurgaon Residents Have a New Weekend Hobby: Grow Their Own Vegetables on Land Leased from the Govt
"... growing one’s own vegetables is the best way to eat healthy”
Motorcycle Ambulance In Chhattisgarh Has Saved Over 200 Lives In Remote Villages Of Bastar
The motorcycle-ambulance has successfully ferried over 300 patients to the hospitals from “adverse areas”, of whom 80 per cent are pregnant women.
Under the Sal Tree, a Unique Theatre Festival That Unites the Villages of Assam
Held inside a forest in Assam’s Goalpara district, the annual festival has become an example of a unique format of contemporary theatre in India.
‘We are living through change’: How theatre is empowering women in the Sunderbans
Jana Sanskriti’s intervention has led to greater voice for the wife and effected changes in opinion over what a prototypical ‘good wife’ is.