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.
Maharashtra seed mother pioneers conservation of native varieties
She supplies farmers with seedlings of native crops, encouraging them to switch to native varieties.
Near border standoff, a village opens its homes to a new future
Homestay is not a standalone concept, but is tied in with community-based tourism. Villagers have become more self-reliant.
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.
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’
Arunachal monastery declares forest near Bhutan as protected zone for red pandas
The monastery officially declared about 85 sq.km of its forest land as the Mon-Lhagyala Community Conservation Area (MLCCA).
Voices from the Margins
A two-day conference brings together creators of news organisations that are helping to build an alternative Indian narrative
Saving the sholas: To overcome drought, Nilgiris’ forest communities return to traditional wisdom
The drought has provided the trigger for people to think and act to conserve the shola-grassland ecosystem, and some of the water sources.
Women labour in drought-hit Karnataka on a mission to revive water bodies
Women across Karnataka, in districts like Mandya, Gulbarga and Kolar, are taking the drought head-on by toiling to revive water bodies themselves.