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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.

Describing and intervening: Exploring the plurality of STS in India

Understanding how scientific knowledge is socially constructed, particularly in this era of post-truth and alternative facts.

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...

Driven by social media, organization on a mission to make every leaf count

"We got to know about Brown leaf through social media and got in contact with Aditi; she helped us receive 25 trucks of dry leaves,"

Pune NGO for women farmers wins UN Equator Prize

SSP’s climate-resilient farming model gives cultivation rights of a small piece of land, which is usually half or one acre, to women from marginal ...

Niyamgiri tribe revive wild harvests after Vedanta victory

Increasing farmers’ access to a variety of traditional seeds and planting materials will make them more resilient to climatic hazards.

A Confluence of Food Alternatives!

The Sangam focused on the traditional food cultures of the Rajasthan desert area, and revival of diversity and organic production.

Therapy for India's distressed farmers

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

Biodiversity plans go to the grassroots

Local bodies in Kerala will soon have a key role in biodiversity management.

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...

Indigenous Peoples Day: Through the Lens of Women

Sensing the urgency to document traditional knowledge that elders possess, Chirhah has helped make films like ‘Millet-Securing livelihoods’

How skateboarding brings social change in Madhya Pradesh village

The skatepark had just two rules—“Girls first” and “No school, no skateboarding”—the rest was left up to the kids.

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...

Pune NGO for women farmers wins UN Equator Prize

SSP’s climate-resilient farming model gives cultivation rights of a small piece of land, which is usually half or one acre, to women from marginal ...

Kaas – Maharashtra’s Very Own ‘Valley Of Flowers’

The real heroes of Kaas are the 20-odd members of the Joint Forest Management Committee from the four adjoining villages.

Successful self-governance in Barkheda leads others to embrace gram swaraj

Restoration and effective management of village commons here leads neighbouring villages to self-governance

Environmental & Economic Sustainability, Social Harmony and Social Transmutation : an example towards Self-rule/Swaraj

On an average, around one hundred people worked daily for around one and a half years to dig the canal through the mountain.

Reviving an Urban Lake - Doddagubbi Kere

“Our pond is the only documented example of a simple, Natural Pond-Forest revival, a Solution for the looming urban environmental and water crisis"

This Bengaluru Artist Is Using Art To Draw Attention To Potholes & Provoke The Govt Into Action

Baadal Nanjundaswamy has been making art around current civic issues for the past decade.

A Confluence of Food Alternatives!

The Sangam focused on the traditional food cultures of the Rajasthan desert area, and revival of diversity and organic production.

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.

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