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.

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.

Here is How India’s ‘Peace Soldiers’ Helped Prevent Many Communal Riots in India

The idea of the original Shanti Sena still lives on through individuals engaging in such actions under other banners.

इमली महुआ - स्वातंत्र्याची शाळा (शिक्षण, शिकणं आणि शाळा याविषयी चिंतन) (in Marathi)

प्रत्येक विद्यार्थी दररोज आपण काय करायचं ते ठरवत आलेला आहे. मुलं आपण निवडलेल्या गोष्टीत दिवसभर मग्न राहतात एवढं खरं!

Navadarshanam – An Example Of True Development Right Outside Bengaluru

Navadarshanam which has thrived for over 25 years now is a living proof that an alternate vision of development can be achieved.

Musings on Education, Learning and Schooling in the context of Imlee Mahuaa School

Every child has determined what he/she will do at School that day. Every child is busy throughout the day, engrossed in whatever he/she has chosen...

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.

Holy hill gets its groves back

Snakes, lizards and freshwater turtles, and amphibians, etc. point to the rapid and thriving regeneration of the hill’s ecosystem.

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.

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