Often overlooked in food security policies, indigenous uncultivated wild food and traditional crops is a major source of dietary diversity for tribal communities since millennia.
Managing menstruation, with dignity
More than 300 million girls and women between the ages of 15 and 49 are menstruating everyday. Managing menstruation hygienically and with dignity is crucial for health and well being of women.
Climate data gathering at the district level is essential for risk planning, developing coping strategies, and adaptation, especially considering that the impacts of climate variability, climate change, and extreme events are visible globally and in India.
Environment Ministry reports reduction in environmental clearance time from 150 to 90 days
The Paudi Bhuyan tribe in Odisha are one of the most primitive and vulnerable communities in the count
On May 26, Cyclone Yaas from the Bay of Bengal hit the coast in Bhadrak district near the Bahanaga block north of Dhamra port
Decentralization is the transfer of powers and responsibilities from the central government to the elected authorities at the subnational level.
India has over 2,50,000 Gram Panchayats, which manage the governance of over 6,64,000 villages spread across the country.
Despite an enabling framework for implementation of Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) initiatives, there exists a vacuum concerning specific guidelines/rules for the selection of sites for setting up of Faecal Sludge Treatment Plants (FSTPs).