How Forest Rights Made This Maharashtra Village ‘Atmanirbhar’
In times of crisis forest rights allow communities to move forward in self-sustenance while protecting and conserving their forests...
How an ordinary Sarpanch is making a difference
Media such as loud speakers at religious places, voice calling, SMSs, Whatsapp groups, public notice boards and Facebook were used.
Mahatma Gandhi calls PM Modi: “Did you really mean Self-reliance?”
‘Swaraj will come not by the acquisition of authority by a few, but by the acquisition of the capacity by all to resist authority when it is abused’.
This town in Kerala has set its sights on becoming India's first carbon-neutral panchayat
We tried to find out how much greenhouse gases are being emitted within the panchayat boundaries.
Bengaluru's well diggers have shown how traditional water bodies can be revived: Water activitst Vishwanath Srikantaiah
"We must build the governance and institutional capabilities for an integrated urban water management system. The rest will follow."
Even More Starkly, We See How Liberal Democracies are Unjust
In these seven decades, we should have worked towards building power at village level, so that villagers are the local key decision-makers.
TEDx Talk on Vikalp Sangam
An environmentalist inspires us to think and plan for the future, to focus on the positives, on the solutions, for a better life. He inspires us to...
This is not the future we want
Any decent ecological assessment of a project needs a year of study (over all seasons), so the 180 days limit means short-cuts.
Re-reading Tagore to Become Human
"... we are all willing to pay a premium to experience natural surroundings which offer nutriment to the soul"