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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.

Amid fund crunch, CGNet Swara eyes shift to Bluetooth radio tech

Under the Digital India campaign, optical fibre cables are being laid at the village level. That makes it possible for “Bluetooth radio" to work.

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

Kutch's Water Champions In The Making

Local youth, with some amount of training and support, can implement solutions for the community if they understand and manage local water problems.

Fishers turn climate scientists to save beaches

A community-managed shoreline monitoring project is tracking changes to beaches to safeguard an ecosystem that is vital for fisherfolk

Village women clean only freshwater lake in Odisha, revive tourism

Under the Cloth for Work initiative steered by Goonj, 30 women from Malabiharpur village took up the task of cleaning 2,000 sq ft area of the lake.

Banni pastoralists see success in battle for survival

“After 10 years of use, a Nano car would go to Bhangarwala (mechanical waste collector) whereas Banni Buffalo will produce at least four new buffa...

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