Community economies - Reconstructing rural economy with ecological sustainability and ethics of equity
Collective management, participation and equity are the foundations on which community economies are sustained. Posted on 08 May, 2020 05:59 PM

The exodus of migrant workers from urban areas back to their villages in the wake of country wide lockdown has brought rural poverty into sharp focus. Reconstruction of rural economy therefore needs policy and planning attention.

Johads in Nanduwali nadi region (Image: Farhad Contractor, IWP Flickr)
International Conference on Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability
Call for Abstracts for the Conference & Applications for the Pre-Conference Workshop
Posted on 04 Sep, 2017 04:03 PM

CRRID, Chandigarh is organizing an International Conference on “Mountain Cities, Climate Change and Urban Sustainability” from November 6-8, 2017 and a two-day Pre-Conference Workshop on “Towards Achieving Green Growth, Eco-Efficiency & SDGs for Urban Sustainability” from November 4-5, 2017.

Better waste management for cleaner Chandigarh
The city, which ranked second cleanest in the country in the Swachh Sarvekshan-2016 survey, is struggling with segregation and recycling. Posted on 02 Mar, 2016 02:07 PM

Chandigarh is famous for its wide roads laid out in geometrical precision. Large, green spaces adorn the stoic but neatly arranged rectangular habitations called sectors.

Chandigarh does not have a specific waste segregation system yet.
Think about water while watching these movies
Shimla celebrated World Water Day 2014 with students of Bishop Cotton and St. Thomas School who watched movies and participated in discussions on water conservation. Posted on 31 Mar, 2014 10:29 PM

People learn and retain better through visual media. That's a fact. So what better way to bring attention to topics around the themes of water than by screening movies? That was the thought process behind organising an event on World Water Day with school students in Shimla. 

Participants at Bishop Cotton School, Shimla