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Weaving harmonious threads of change

Women of a small village in Uttar Pradesh are weaving not just colorful yarn but also communal harmony in their region.

A Gandhian in Nagaland

The story of an extraordinary woman from an Ao Naga village who embraced Gandhian thought in the charged 1950s

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.

The power-full people you don’t know about

For the past seven months, N K Bhat hasn't paid a penny to the Mangaluru Electricity Supply Company. "Instead I get paid about Rs 2,000 a month,"

Spotlight on Regeneration: The Timbaktu Collective bridging community and conservation

The Kalpavalli Community Conservation Area is an experiment in regeneration that has become an example of coexistence.

How a village in Phek dist. revived millets and became gender wise

Like millets and paddy, men and women should work and produce together.

Indigenous Seed, Food and Biodiversity Fair - 2017

Protection and Conservation of Culture is necessary for Poison-free Farming, Self-resilient Farmers and Building Prosperous Village

Water to the power of four

In the Four Waters concept, the central focus is on using rain water, surface water and groundwater, and maintenance of soil moisture at a high level.

जन स्वास्थ्य सहयोग का अनूठा अस्पताल (in Hindi)

यह अस्पताल कम कीमत में बेहतर इलाज का मॉडल तो है ही, देश के लोगों का स्वास्थ्य कैसे बेहतर हो और मौजूदा स्वास्थ्य सुविधाओं में कैसे और क्या बदलाव किया जाए, य...

How a Clown in Delhi Is Helping Ailing Kids Cope With Tough Times

The clowns enter singing and dancing as they use balloons to ease the atmosphere of stress that the patients and caregivers are undergoing.

To beat the drought, women farmers of Anantapur have entered the millet revolution in Andhra

With government support, they are now falling back to their traditional farming practices for a better living.

Tamil Nadu farmers fight drought with organic farming

Traditional crops have medicinal value, are well-suited to the local soil conditions and can survive drought

झोले में लायब्रेरी (in Hindi)

चहक की लायब्रेरी में चित्रकला, हाव-भाव के साथ कविता सुनाना, खेल-कूद करवाना और कहानी-कविता का नाट्य रूपांतरण आदि गतिविधियां भी होती हैं।

They have a dream

They set up a small library for children in Keeranur, a village near Dharapuram and organised storytelling and art and craft workshops for them.

Forest Conservation and Management in Pachgaon

A small village called Pachgaon, in the Chandrapur district of Maharashtra has done commendable work on forest management and livelihood generation.

How a Kerala Farmer Facilitation Centre Is Ensuring Direct Marketing

The Farmer Facilitation Centre provides scientific information on crop management, etc. and a venue for marketing produce directly at prices that f...

Scholar GN Devy's Life's Work Is The Best Reply To Those Rallying For One National Language

"As we become digitally empowered, there's a real danger of a section of people becoming digitally marginalised," he said.

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.

From garbage dump to garden of Eden: How locals transformed one of Mumbai’s dirtiest beaches

Mumbai city news: Here’s how Versova residents spent 85 weeks on the world’s largest beach clean-up

Mumbai group spends 5 Sundays clearing 1.47-lakh kg garbage from Poisar river

“We used all our resources to gather like-minded people and started cleaning it.”

Interview with Indrajeet Misra

Collectively the material created a patchwork quilted vision of yearning, lost childhood and vivid memories powerfully simply evoked by the word ‘l...

How a village in Phek dist. revived millets and became gender wise

Like millets and paddy, men and women should work and produce together.

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