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A Decade of Pour Tous Distribution Centre (PTDC) : the evolution of an Auroville institution

PTDC was the first major breakthrough towards an economy with no exchange of money, in contrast with previous experiments.

In Delhi, a bank run by street children for street children

It was established in 2001 to give the Delhi street children a safe haven to store money and steer them in the right direction.

Practising Ecological Sustainability at School

With a staggering 225 KW rooftop solar plant, the school is completely self-reliant when it comes to electricity. Even their lifts operate on Solar...

Border village in Rajasthan looks up to the sun

Micro-solar installations backed by village-led cooperatives in places such as village APD 24 has, epitomise the adoption of solar power in India...

Slow food festival held in Kotagiri

Tribal groups brought tubers, greens, millets and even milk from indigenous cattle that have been used by them for many generations.

Alappuzha gets recognised by UNEP for its solid waste management practices

This city in Kerala has adopted decentralised waste management and is pushing for 100 per cent segregation in all the 23 wards

With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha

Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.

Toor de Force in Ragi Fields

Students have learnt about types of soil, nutrition, setting up a drip irrigation system and figured out that planting marigold repels insects

Therapy for India's distressed farmers

For many farmers, sharing and ventilating their toxic and morbid thoughts was cathartic.

Tune in: What did Buddhist monks hear when they meditated in Goan caves in the 6th century?

“It is important to preserve this experience. Sound is just an alternate exploration of information and an experience...”

मालवा के कबीर से एक मुलाकात (In Hindi)

कबीर भजनों के साथ साथ बातचीत करना, चाय पीना, दोस्ती बढ़ाना और अपने दुख-दऱ्दों को आपस में बांटना और इन भजनों में इसके समाधान ढूंढना, लोगों को इससे जोड़त...

This MBA dropout went on a year-long journey documenting the lives of 52 innovators across India

Rahul captured each of these stories and experiences on visual stills and film. He also connected with people on social media platforms

Toor de Force in Ragi Fields

Students have learnt about types of soil, nutrition, setting up a drip irrigation system and figured out that planting marigold repels insects

This MBA dropout went on a year-long journey documenting the lives of 52 innovators across India

Rahul captured each of these stories and experiences on visual stills and film. He also connected with people on social media platforms

With zero-cost methods, this 68-year-old scientist is fighting farmer suicides in Vidarbha

Only the locally available seeds, local breed of the cow and local soil can make such farming a self-sustainable, no-additional-cost method.

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

A theatre group in Bengaluru invited Narendra Modi to watch a play that protests GST

As part of a Tax Denial Satyagraha, the Graam Seva Sangh did not charge GST on the tickets.

Alappuzha gets recognised by UNEP for its solid waste management practices

This city in Kerala has adopted decentralised waste management and is pushing for 100 per cent segregation in all the 23 wards

A turn for the better at Gandipet village

The Gandipet village is a striking picture of cleanliness. Across the length and breadth of a few streets, we spotted just one carton on the street.

Meet India’s first and only licensed fisherwoman, KC Rekha

India’s lone licensed deep sea fisher-woman has survived monstrous tides that toss around her flimsy 20-year-old vessel.

The Newtons of Gadchiroli: tribals rise to power in local body polls

The battle these elected representatives are waging against indiscriminate mining, and for tribal rights ...

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