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HEALTH AND HYGIENE

The story of a doctor who reunites lost, mentally-ill patients with their families

As soon as he entered the house, a commotion broke out. His elderly parents began crying with joy. Why?

ENERGY

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.

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

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.

VIDEOS ON ALTERNATIVE INITIATIVES

Phasepardhis, from Hunters to Keepers: Journey of Transformation

Phasepardhis, an adivasi community, use their traditional knowledge to regenerate grasslands and support its wildlife, enhancing livelihoods

LIVELIHOODS

For vote-seekers, a manifesto from livestock breeders

Compensation is due for grazing-land in forests, lost when a dam is being built or development projects are undertaken.

LIVELIHOODS

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. "

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

3rd edition of Pasighat Butterfly and Biodiversity Meet begins

To create awareness on the importance of butterflies and biodiversity, and of conservation at the community level.

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

Tourism and organic farms in Uttarakhand villages inspires thousands of migrants to return home

They set-up retreats at their houses where visitors can experience natural food and local hospitality and pay whatever they deem appropriate

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