Managing natural resources for sustained livelihoods

India is endowed with a rich diversity of natural resources that form the source of livelihood for majority of its population. Sustainable management of these resources is essential to ensure sustained livelihoods of the communities that co-exist with them.

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Gainful employment through Agriculture and allied activities

Agriculture and allied activities (both on and off farm) provide enormous scope for gainful employment in India. Extensive forward backward linkages, strong policy support and risk management plans are some of the critical support services required by entrepreneurs in

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Sharing of gained Knowledge and adopted Best Practices

Sharing of experiences gained by farmers through successful adoption of indigenous technologies, innovations and best practices, motivates other farmers and brings confidence. Effective knowledge sharing among small and marginal farmers is the need of the hour.

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Awareness on Maternal and Child Health

India is committed to reduce the maternal mortality ratio and providing universal access to reproductive health. Awareness generation on maternal and child health is a major responsibility and fundamental importance, to ensure utilization of various programmes implemented by Government.

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Indigenous Systems of Medicine

People are in dire need of relevant information on the utilization of indigenous systems of medicine. InDG attempts to consolidate the information, resource materials and database related to Ayurveda, Yoga, Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH).

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Mental Health awareness - Need of the hour

According to World Health Organisation, by the year 2020, depression constitutes the second largest disease burden worldwide. The social and economic costs associated with growing burden of mental ill health, directs to create awareness on mental health and treating mental illness.

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Education is a fundamental human right

Provision of free and compulsory education to all children upto the age of fourteen years, is one of the Constitutional Provisions. India celebrates an impressive jump in the literacy figures in the past decade and recent implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

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ICT in Education

The role of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the education sector plays an important role in the process of empowering the technology into the educational activities. The ICT provide the prospects, trends of integrating into the educational activities and gives large opportunities to enhance the learning environment.

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Social Welfare

Empowering marginalized and vulnerable communities

The Indian government has established an extensive social welfare system. Several programmes designed for betterment and enhancement of quality of life for SC, ST, BC, Minorities, women, etc stand proof to it.

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Sensitize common man about ongoing schemes and programmes

Every citizen need to be aware about his / her entitlements, relevant schemes and programmes being implemented by Central and State Governments so as to access and benefit from them.

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Collective action for social change

Innumerable success stories narrate the potential of collective action to break social barriers that result in a socially just and equitable society. One such notable action is the Self-Help Group movement in India, now established as a proven model to promote women empowerment.

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Towards Sustainable energy for all...

Access to modern energy services is key to development. As India progresses ahead, energy demand is on the increase. At this juncture, increased energy conservation, improved energy efficiency and enhanced energy production from renewable sources need attention.

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Green environment – it’s everyone’s responsibility

Environment and climate change are no longer global issues that are discussed only in conferences. They have become every man’s problem, given the impact it creates on one’s daily life. Hence, every individual's efforts to green our planet earth counts.

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Complementing e-Governance Movement in India

E-Governance movement in India is changing the way people access public services. InDG attempts to provide awareness to public on various online services/initiatives at national and state level.

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Empowering Knowledge Centre Operators

Rural landscape in India is set to take the advantage of the flourishing ICT initiatives, more specifically the Common Service Centres (CSCs). InDG initiative provides the much needed platform for the Knowledge Centre Operators and VLEs, to share and learn from each other's experiences.

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