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Mission Antyodaya - Gram Samriddhi Evam Swachhta Pakhwada

The major objective of Pakhwada is to also encourage people in the village, to participate in Gram Sabha Meetings and take up issues for development of the villages. Gram Samridhi and Swachhata...

Status of Panchayati Raj Institutions in Gujarat (1995-2000)

The Report was based on the best practices which are identified from Gujarat state. The newly elected representatives of PRIs and working officials in panchayats to develop their own gram...

Beyond Sanitation.

This document is the best practices on implementation of the Total Sanitation Campaign in Jalna District. This Report prepared by the Centre for Environment and Development, Yashwantrao Chavan...

Swachh Bharat

The document is a training module for resource persons conducting training programme for the functionaries and elected representatives of village panchayats in Goa. The module outlines the...
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e-Governance e-Governance

GIS based Village Development Plan of Ralegao Siddhi, Maharashtra

The document is an attempt to take GIS technology to the grassroots level, and involve local people in participatory decision making process. The GIS and Satellite Remote Sensing capabilities...

Mobile Inspection System

The document pertains to an e-governance imitative developed by Sabarkantha District Panchayat, Gujarat on mobile inspection system to monitor rural development works. The project helps in...

Geospatial Based Watershed Planning in Bhilwar District, Rajasthan State

The article discusses about the impact of Geo-spatial based watershed planning which could prove to be a strategy for effectively protecting and restoring aquatic ecosystem and protecting human...

Monitoring of Environmental Change Using Geo-informatics Technology: A Case Study of Kerala

This is a case study on environmental impact assessment and monitoring of Land Use/Land Cover changes using Geo-informatics technology conducted at Attapaddy Block of Palakkad District, Kerala. The...

Design and Development of Village GIS- Bera Gram Panchayat, Rajasthan

The document is a case study on preparation of GIS based Bera Gram Panchayat Plan. Specific emphasis has been laid on design and development of a digital Village GIS for Bera Gram Panchayat having...
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Finance Finance

Transparency in the State Budgets in India: Andhra Pradesh

Budget transparency usually refers to the openness of the budget process and the scope for public involvement in this process. Transparent budget process creates the potential space for people to...

General General

A Guide for Governments and Partners to Integrate Environment and Human Rights into the Governance of the Mining Sector

The Guide provides an overview of tools and
approaches for governing the human rights and
environmental impacts of the sector in a more
integrated and holistic manner. We hope that...

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan: We Should Also See The Positive Side of SSA Overview of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

Pioneered by Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) is Indian government’s flagship program to provide universal access to elementary education for children 6-14 years old “in a time...

Credit Requirements of Marine Fishing Communities – Role of Self Help Groups

Marine fishing at small scale and subsistence level is highly credit dependent livelihood activity of fishermen.The disadvantages with the profession related activities works in favour of mainly...

Using Community Property Resource (Water): Bankura District, West Bengal

The document highlights the innovative practices undertaken in Bankura district, which is located in Southern part of West Bengal. The district is drought prone and due to undulating, lateritic,...

Development through MGNREGS: Cases from West Bengal

In this article few cases pertaining to best practices followed under MGNREGS from West Bengal are presented. This article has been published in IRA-International Journal of Management & Social...

Planning Planning

Best Practices On Own Source Revenue (OSR): A Case Study In Kanduah Gram Panchayat Of Sankrail Block, Howrah District, West Bengal

West Bengal is one of the forerunners in installing a 3-tier Panchayati Raj system for rural local governance in India. On the basis of the West Bengal Panchayat Act, 1973, the present generation...

Guidelines of Village Adoption and Development Programme

The Village Adoption study provides an opportunity to understand the factors that are responsible for under-development in a village, despite
Plethora of programmes / schemes in vogue. They...

Using Community Property Resource (Water): Bankura District, West Bengal

The document highlights the innovative practices undertaken in Bankura district, which is located in Southern part of West Bengal. The district is drought prone and due to undulating, lateritic,...

Development through MGNREGS: Cases from West Bengal

In this article few cases pertaining to best practices followed under MGNREGS from West Bengal are presented. This article has been published in IRA-International Journal of Management & Social...

A Compendium of various initiatives for the Panchayats of India

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj, Government of India and BRICS India jointly prepared the development, Planning & Capacity Building initiatives of, by, and for the panchayats in India in the...

Awards & Best Practices Awards & Best Practices

Success Story - MGNREGA

Success story of Gunget Village of Chansama Block in Patan District under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guaranty Act. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guaranty Scheme (MGNREGS)...

Creating rural connectivity – Success through Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme also put emphasis on rural road connectivity activity, in addition of water conservation activities. The rural areas of state of Gujarat...

Family Takhatgadh

The study of Takhatgadh was done by doing personal visit of the village by SIRD team. Personal interviews were conducted with members of local panchayat including acting sarpanch and previous...

First Animal Hostel Of Its Kind In India – Akodara, Gujarat

As a path breaking initiative, an animal hostel perhaps the only one of its kind in India has begun at Akodara village of Sabarkantha District. It was visited and studied by SIRD on 16.5.2011.The...

Participatory Forest Management in Mendha Lekha, India

This case study looks at ways to qualify the benefits from traditional participatory forest management as practiced in the small tribal village of Mendha Lekha, Maharshtra.

Capacity Building Capacity Building

Best Practices of the Training & Capacity Building Intervention in Arunachal Pradesh A Case Study

Arunachal Pradesh is basically Tribal State inhabited by 25 major tribes & more than 108 sub tribes through out 17 Districts covering of 108 Blocks. The training and capacity building...

Credit Requirements of Marine Fishing Communities – Role of Self Help Groups

Marine fishing at small scale and subsistence level is highly credit dependent livelihood activity of fishermen.The disadvantages with the profession related activities works in favour of mainly...

Gender Issues Gender Issues

Women Self Help Group and Total Sanitation: A Study of Koraput District

The document entails community mobilisation for sanitation promotion works by the District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) and Mission Shakti who were brought together in a special programme to...

Women Leadership and Conflict Resolution: Kharva village, Gujarat

This is a compendium of three case studies about leadership of women in resolving the conflicts to develop their own villages in Gujarat. Women in Kharva village of Dhrol taluka, Mota Bhadukiya...

Evaluation of Social Mobilization Network

The Social Mobilization Network (SMNet) was established by UNICEF in Uttar Pradesh (UP) in 2002 and it was expanded to Bihar in 2005 – the two Indian states with the highest incidence of...

Good Practices in Gender Mainstreaming Case Studies from India

The resource book collates a series of innovative initiatives undertaken by states/civil/ women groups to address discrimination and gender inequalities to facilitate experience sharing, mutual...

Rural India's Iron Ladies: An Article

The article 'Rural India's Iron Ladies' by Sonia Faleiro - An Independent journalist and award winning writer of international repute - discuss the journey of a woman Sarpanch in the...
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Human Resources Human Resources

Women Self Help Group and Total Sanitation: A Study of Koraput District

The document entails community mobilisation for sanitation promotion works by the District Water and Sanitation Mission (DWSM) and Mission Shakti who were brought together in a special programme to...

Marching together against odds in Bhavnagar and Jamnagar districts

The document describes the conflicting situations in the villages in Bhavnagar district which hampers the development of the village. Villagers in Jamnagar and Bhavnagar districts were facing...

Women Leadership and Conflict Resolution: Kharva village, Gujarat

This is a compendium of three case studies about leadership of women in resolving the conflicts to develop their own villages in Gujarat. Women in Kharva village of Dhrol taluka, Mota Bhadukiya...

A People’s Movement for Total Sanitation - Pilocode Gram Panchayat, Kerala

The document pertains to Pilocode, a financially backward Gram Panchayat in Nileshwar development block of Kasaragod district. With abysmally low level of income and life style, the use of sanitary...
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