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Meet the man who is digitally conserving and restoring the Ajanta caves
The paintings in the 2000-year-old Ajanta Caves are in a precarious state and can’t be fully restored. But there is an attempt to restore them digi...
Direct selling, adivasi style
The weekly Bissamcuttack market, nurturing the area’s ecologically-attuned agricultural traditions, forges a connection between consumers and farmers
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.
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.
Poor Women Craft Their Destiny
A compelling and inspiring story of resolute perseverance, of the power of the human spirit, and of the dignity of people struggling to escape pove...
Women in Gir stand up for dignity of widows
Sorath Mahila Vikas Mandali’s journey conveys how the collective power of women can bring about progressive change and transform lives.
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.