Karnataka: Tradition to the rescue

“The rejuvenation of tanks and kalyanis has helped in changing the landscape in a big way. Tanks of the district are still full of water."

Taking firm root: A cooperative success story off Salem

Member-farmers do not cultivate the same crop; the produce is purchased by the society; and farmers are debt-free.

To Respect Human Rights, The Government Should Strategise To Coexist First, Not To Evict

The Simlipal tiger reserve, Odisha, was one of the few of its kind that had recognised land and community forest rights.

How a Few Women Saved a Forest From Timber Mafia

Accompanied by just a dog for their safety, these determined women have been able to successfully conserve 50 hectares of forest land.

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.

Youth can play a significant role in solving farm crisis, says Kavitha Kuruganti

'... I will support the farmer in my own interest as well as because I think he (she) will stand a better chance'.

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.

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

Smart Water Management

The Centre needs to incentivise and facilitate state governments to move towards participatory irrigation management

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