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Chemistry Nobel Prize has a rural Odisha connection
The Maligaon Solar Micro-Grid is the first instance where a village level electricity generation unit has used Lithium Ferro-Phosphate batteries.
In Gorakhpur, Citizens Use Nature to Prevent Floods
Better agricultural productivity and livelihoods meant that farmers would not feel pressured to sell their land to developers.
Low-cost housing needs dignity, says Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi
“If you empower people then what happens is that it creates incentives for people that are self-generated. "
This Kolhapur Man Runs An Organic Store Which Doesn’t Create Any Waste
"... the oils are wood-pressed, flours and powders are stone-ground, and seeds are of the heirloom variety.”
The story behind Ecoindian’s zero-waste grocery store in Chennai
Redesigning lifestyles so that all products are reused.
Hyderabad gets its first zero waste grocery store
No to Plastic! So where to have your rice, pulses, oils, cleaners, etc. packed only in paper covers, cloth bags and containers?
The Makeshift Huts – Indigenous Agro-pastoral Communities
Simple structure, used for shelter from weather and protection from wild animals, and also to store food. The hearth is under the elevated floor.
Rolling back the architect
"Each village community is different, so with each village the approach had to change."
When wasteland bears fruits
A neighbourhood forest, explains Anasuyamma, spreads across 12-16 hectares (ha) and usually grows timber, fruits and medicinal plants.