Guarding the roots

Posts tagged rural development

Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institu...

Growth of Agriculture and Manufacturing sector is among the top priorities any incoming government. Keeping this in mind Team sociovigil makes an effort to create awareness of new emerging areas which aspiring social entrepreneurs can explore and work upon. Agriculture and Energy are new sectors having high potential to grow and prosper in In [...]

Tribal Hero – Dr. H. Sudarshan

Dr. H. Sudarshan
Dr. Hanumappa Sudarshan Reddy is a Padma Shri Award (2000) recipient and a renowned social worker who has dedicated his life for the upliftment of forest tribes, mainly Soligas in Southern Karnataka. In 1994, he was awarded Right Livelihood Award, also known as Alternative Nobel Prize, for showing how tribal cultures can contribute to a proce [...]

Students Initiative for Integrated Ru...

Students Initiative for Integrated Rural Development (SIIRD) was born in 2006 when a few undergraduate students of IIT Roorkee with a desire to work in the area of rural development approached Prof. V.K. Nangia (Head, Dept. of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee) who sensitized the students with the problems and challenges faced by rural India an [...]