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Partnership to help farmers save up to 4 tn liters of water

May 05, 2015 04:55 PM Hindustan Unilever Foundation, 2030 WRG Partner for Agri-Water Efficiency will target one million farmers and save up to four trillion liters of water.

Changing the food security menu

Apr 24, 2015 03:32 PM Food security that has been achieved for almost 90 per cent of people of earth cannot be sustained unless it is ensured that the foods they consume are sufficient, nutritious and safe, writes Dr P G Dhar Chakrabarti.

Where are Children in the Indian budget?

Mar 11, 2015 01:10 PM Programmes that address equity, inclusive development and underpin the development of a strong, capable and peaceful nation have all been subjected to drastic budget cuts, stated Child Rights Activists working across a broad spectrum of issues that affect children.
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Raise budgetary allocation for the health sector: Muttreja

Feb 26, 2015 05:57 PM The Budget should make provision for increasing allocation for family planning, including an expanded choice for spacing methods of contraception, writes Poonam Muttreja.
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Budget should focus on mid-day meals: Madhu Pandit

Feb 26, 2015 03:54 PM The upcoming budget will be decisive to push forward the MDM programme, says Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave

Jan 09, 2015 09:20 PM RajyaSabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.

Welfare schemes need to be fortified by grievance mechanisms: Poonam Muttreja

Nov 12, 2014 03:20 PM Executive Director of Population Foundation of India, Poonam Muttreja, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that community participation in welfare schemes is discouraged due to lack of proper grievance redressal mechanisms. Excerpts from the interview.
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The Hans Foundation unveils Rs 500 cr village development project

Nov 05, 2014 07:19 PM The project is designed to significantly improve the quality of life of the low-income communities in Uttarakhand.

Child slavery will end during my lifetime: Kailash Satyarthi

Nov 05, 2014 07:00 PM My Nobel Prize has brought instant fame to children all over the world, said Kailash Satyarthi, joint winner of the Nobel peace prize-2014.
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Pratham co-founder Madhav Chavan named 'Asia Game Changer '

Oct 15, 2014 11:05 AM Pratham has announced that Dr. Madhav Chavan has been named by Asia Society as a 2014 Asia Game Changer. The award recognizes those making a transformative and positive difference for the future of Asia and the world.

Mountaineering helps women deal with daily risks: Bachendri Pal

Sep 23, 2014 07:47 PM The risk involved in mountaineering prepares women for the risks they face in their daily life, says Bachendri Pal, the first Indian woman to climb Mount Everest.

Manju Kalanidhi to get Karmaveer Chakra Award

Sep 11, 2014 05:13 PM Manju Kalanidhi, the pioneer of ‘Rice Bucket Challenge’, will be honoured with the prestigious Karmveer Chakra Award and the REX Karmaveer Global Fellowship by iCONGO, an international Federation of NGOs.

Avery Dennison Foundation confers awards to boost innovation

Aug 22, 2014 06:10 PM The Avery Dennison Foundation seeks to inspire creative and inventive students with ‘Spirit of Invention’ scholarship programme.
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SOS Villages of India honoured with India NGO Award-2014

Aug 05, 2014 06:30 PM The India NGO Awards aim to celebrate and reward the best non-governmental and non-profit organizations.
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Kirron Kher felicitates India NGO awards

Jul 31, 2014 07:00 AM This year’s Rising Star Award was given to Rural Health Care Foundation which aims to address the problem of lack of medical facilities.

Kirron Kher to felicitate India NGO Awards in Delhi

Jul 21, 2014 01:29 PM NGOs who have been adopting good standards and practices while implementing their programmes will be honoured at a felicitation ceremony.
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NGOs in India lack experienced fundraisers: Surat Sandhu

Jun 05, 2014 07:40 PM Graduates from IITs and IIMs should take the challenging job of fundraising in the NGO Sector, says Surat Sandhu of The Resource Alliance.
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Citizens have lost faith in the NGO sector: Meenu Chopra, iCONGO

May 08, 2014 05:05 PM Meenu Chopra, Co-founder of iCONGO, an Indian confederation of nonprofits, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that citizens can do a lot to effect a positive change in the society without leaving the sector that employs them.
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Vote for Child Rights campaign by CRY- Child Rights and You

Apr 01, 2014 11:30 AM The campaign believes that India’s children, who account for one third of the population, deserve the collective demonstration of commitment towards child rights.

New global initiative to address gender based violence

Mar 25, 2014 12:25 PM The Gender-Based Violence Emergency Response and Protection Initiative is a first-of-its-kind global program dedicated to assisting victims of extreme forms of gender-based violence around the world.
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