It’s All About Mobility

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Delhi reels under ‘poor to severe’ air quality, while villages merely 50 km away still breathe fresh air. It is useful, therefore, to ask the question about differences in population and city size (between, say, a large village with 50,000 population, and a medium size city with population of 1 million, let alone a mega-city […]

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Climate Vs Migration: Sustaining a Secure Future

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Last Saturday, applause from Paris echoed around the world as news about an accord on climate change was reached. Hailed as ambitious, fair, legally binding and balanced, the proponents of the accord cheered loudly. Since then, critiques of the climate accord have also surfaced, calling it weak, in favour of developed countries and non-enforceable. Most […]

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Swachchh, Sundar Aur Akarshak Sunderkera (Clean, Beautiful and Attractive Sunderkera)

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This is the ‘vision’ for Sunderkera Gram Panchayat articulated by the community. They also want to develop their gram panchayat as a ‘tirth sthan’. Regular religious events are held in the panchayat which is well attended by people from outside the panchayat. Why can’t they make Sunderkera a pilgrimage site? Nearly half the population of […]

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World Toilet Day: Health and Nutrition is Equally Important, says Sunderkera Gram Panchayat

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19 November is celebrated as World Toilet Day. Events were held under Swachch Bharat Mission, across the country. PRIA, with the help of Water Aid, is trying to attain objectives mentioned under Swachchh Bharat Mission in relation to rural sanitation. World Toilet Day is a day to take action. The aim of World Toilet Day […]

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