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South Asian Development NewsOct 06, 2015
Malnutrition - A National Disgrace

Questioning the Indian government move to slash budget for mid-day meals, S Ramamurthy started a petition ...

Chalk Walk-2015: A Teachers Movement

By participating in the Chalk Walk -12000 teachers in the movement took an oath to improve ...

From Mountaineering to Rural Tourism

Rural tourism initiative in Sarmoli, Uttarakhand was started by Malika Virdi, 52, a former mountaineer with ...

Green Activist Pokkudan Passes Away

Noted Indian environmentalist Kallen Pokkudan, known for his crusade against destruction of mangroves, died recently. He ...

Celebrateing the Birth of a Girl Child

Piplantri in Rajasthan has embraced its daughters and created a tradition that benefits both the local ...

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Guardians of the Ghats
800 acres of forests in Western Ghats in the village of Umre are under conservation agreements in return for financial compensation.

Car Free Tuesdays in Gurgaon
The idea is to give an experience of car-free streets to the people and persuade them to use sustainable modes of transport. It will save an average of 2.6 kg of greenhouse gas emissions per person per day.

A Forest Revolutionary
Sumoni Jhodia sits outside her hut in Siriguda village. There is no trace of garbage around as far as the eye can see. Every home composts its waste. Siriguda has a school, a community hall, a fair price shop and a dam that they built themselves across a stream.

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