An Adivasi village plants trees and calls on their mountain God to overcome the water crisis
A village community is on a path to reverse water scarcity by planting trees and protecting water sources. KNOW MORE
Wastewater management helps families eat nutritious food and earn alongside
Water security delivers on mitigating twin challenges of food and nutritional insecurities, while expanding income sources for the poor in rural Odisha. KNOW MORE
Tukutoli village first gets tap water and now grows vegetables using greywater
Families in Tukutoli village in Gumla, Jharkhand, once suffered from diseases like diarrhoea, typhoid and cholera. Open defecation was prevalent, there were few sources of safe water and an acute water shortage in summer. Today, every household in the village has a toilet and a bathing room (TBR), and piped water supply.
Higher yields and incomes at lower costs of cultivation for Kantabania farmers
Farmers in Kantabania village adopted the Improve Package of Practices for rice cultivation thereby increasing yields and incomes at lower costs.
Kandhabanta village makes contaminated water potable
Kandhabanta village led a community initiative to reduce health risk from water-borne diseases and ensure zero wastage of water from the household pipes.
Lunugundi brothers earn better through mobile phones, motorcycles and better farming practices
Magatha Pradhan and Upendra Pradhan, two brothers from Lunugundi village, use technology applications to learn farming techniques to grow vegetables in summer, avoid middlemen to sell directly in the market and earn better incomes.
Cyclone Titli affected villages build back livelihoods with support from Gram Vikas and UNDP
Gram Vikas is partnering with UNDP to support livelihoods rehabilitation in Cyclone Titli affected villages. A total of 1350 households across 55 villages in Gajapati and Ganjam districts of Odisha, will be helped to build resources that will aid long-term reconstruction. Women and livelihoods prioritised by them will receive primary support. The severe tropical cyclone, […]
Relief kits, food and community mobilisation for immediate restoration post Cyclone Fani
The Gram Vikas Fani Response Team is on the ground distributing early relief kits and necessary supplies.
Opinion | How can civil society institutions preserve and promote India’s constitutional values?
Vijay Mahajan critically analyses the work on sanitation in the country to compare how constitutional values are upheld by the civil society institutions vis-à-vis the government.
Our 40th year celebration with community, partners and wellwishers
More than 1000 people joined us to celebrate the 40th Foundation Day of Gram Vikas.
Vegetable cluster development increases farmer competitiveness
Vegetable Cluster Development harnesses holistic agronomic practices for sustainable higher agricultural production.
Community-owned forestry to help tribals reclaim their forests and livelihoods
The initiative aims to enable erstwhile forest-dependent communities to create, own and manage their own productive forests.