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International Youth Day

International Youth Day

International Youth Day : Celebrating the power of YOUTH! When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, most of the countries announced a nationwide lockdown. In India, a vast majority of people lost livelihood and domestic violence cases hiked and anxiety and depression...
Youth Leadership in COVID times

Youth Leadership in COVID times

21st August 2020 An online training session was organised by the Kashmir team for a group of 20 youth on the theme “Recognizing true leadership roles amidst the pandemic.” The session was facilitated by Omar Hafiz, a renowned development practitioner based in Kashmir....
REVIVING THE INDIGENOUS SEEDS

REVIVING THE INDIGENOUS SEEDS

It was a joyful and a moment of pride for the people of Siltepada village, when the new ‘Seed Bank cum Seed Information Centre’ was inaugurated in the presence of local ward member on 25th June 2020.  “A series of discussions followed by the exposure visits to the...
IGSSS climate adaptation work recognised

IGSSS climate adaptation work recognised

It is a moment of pride for us as our Partner Torpa Rural Development Society for Women was awarded the Gold Medal in the prestigious Skoch Award competition held at the national level for the low-cost Bori-Bandh model installed at Kherkai village in Khunti District,...
DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE IN COVID -19

DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE IN COVID -19

Alichiga Patnawalla village in Lakhimpur District, Assam is a flood-prone village, perennially affected by floods from the River Subansiri. In the year 2018, a  Rescue Shelter along with sanitation facilities was constructed over a high raised platform with support...
Cyclone Amphan

Cyclone Amphan

While the world is struggling to cope with the havoc caused by COVID-19 pandemic, the people in West Bengal and Odisha have received another blow in the form of the destruction caused by the Cyclone “AMPHAN”. According to the latest reports, millions of people have...
Sustainable cities – or Satat Shehar

Sustainable cities – or Satat Shehar

Our cities now face multiple challenges of multi-dimensional poverty, policy frameworks that are not suited to the lives of urban poor – workers groups, the looming climate crisis, urban governance concerns and the rapidly changing demography of the urban...
CAPACITATING STREET VENDORS

CAPACITATING STREET VENDORS

A HANDBOOK ON STREET VENDORS ACT 2014 Street vendors are intrinsic to life in all urban spaces. Whether old heritage markets, cheap street food, seasonal stalls or service-based hawkers millions of city dwellers turn to these vendors for almost every day needs....
Exposure Visit: Taking Learning Outside the Room

Exposure Visit: Taking Learning Outside the Room

On 11th March, IGSSS concluded the exposure visit of community youth leaders to Mumbai in partnership with YUVA. The exposure visit was organized to give the potential change-makers an insight to the development issues. The three-day journey focused on providing...
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