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Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Concerns under JNNURM for Urban Poor

Reported By : Ms.Arpita Macwan, Officer Programmes, Ahmedabad     Indore, Madhya Pradesh: IGSSS has initiated project for the urban poor- Samaveshi Sheher (Inclusive city) in 28 cities. In western region there are seven partner organizations associated with the...

Thanks to improved Chullah

Thanks to improved Chullah

Kendrapada,Odisha: Gouri Das lives with her husband, two children and mother-in-law in Purba Suniti village of Kendrapada district of Odisha.   Gouri’s family of five depended on farming for their livelihood in their 1.5 acre of single cropped land. To supplement the...

Voicing for the Rights of Domestic Workers

Voicing for the Rights of Domestic Workers

Reported By : Mr. Proshin Ghosh, Senior Programme Officer, Kolkata     Kolkata, West Bengal: Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC) is one of the partner organisation of IGSSS working on the issues of urban poor under the Samaveshi Sheher intervention. The...

A Traveler’s Diary

A Traveler’s Diary

  Kashmir: Something surreal about sitting with your feet in ice cold water, back to the sun, picking stones from the river at Pahalgam on a weekday afternoon. Mirroring the disjointed images of a fractured beautiful landscape that I have travelled over the last few...

Flood Adaptation Measures in Assam – A Best Practice

Flood Adaptation Measures in Assam – A Best Practice

Reported By: Lakhimpur team and TISS Interns     Lakhimpur, Assam: Flood is a recurrent natural disaster which affects nearly all villages of the Lakhimpur district. This article reflects on the impact of the local adaptation measures promoted by IGSSS as part of the...

Reflections from the Field

Reflections from the Field

Reported By : Ms.Sukanya Chatterjee,Manager - East, Kolkata     Ranchi, Jharkhand: Ekjut, IGSSS partner, has been implementing the Samaveshi Seher Programme as part of the Urban Poverty Intervention. The organisation has been working with women daily wage workers who...

Lighting Lives through Vocational Training

Lighting Lives through Vocational Training

Reported By : Meeta Bhandari and Nirmala Singh     The relationship between human race and their bond with ‘Home’ is difficult to pen in exactitude. The feeling of ‘Home’ may be different for each one of us. For someone, a home may be a safe haven, where he is always...

Revival of Traditional Seeds for Farmers’ Sustainability

Revival of Traditional Seeds for Farmers’ Sustainability

  Jhabua, Madhya Pradesh: In the present scenario not only Jhabua but the entire country is facing the problem of irregular rainfall, which is hugely affecting the condition of the farmers. Burdened by the inability to repay the loans which they have taken for buying...

Role of Village Action Team in Ensuring Food Security – A Blog

Role of Village Action Team in Ensuring Food Security – A Blog

Reported By: Gayatri Mahar, Assistant Manager, Climate Change and IDS Team     Odisha: In an attempt towards addressing the issue of food insecurity and climate vulnerability, IGSSS along with the partner organization, Integrated Development Society (IDS), has taken...

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Photo Blogs

The Ones We do not See

24 July 2016
Urban Poverty

By: Arpita Macwan, Assistant Manager - Programmes, West Zone Mumbai, a city synonymous with dreams and cinema, is house to around 12 million hopeful...

Training on Disaster Mitigation in Lakhimpur District of Assam India

1 July 2016
Disaster Risk Reduction

A training programme on search and rescue, first aid and early warning was organized as part of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) intervention. It was...