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ShivGanga: An Attempt towards develop...

ShivGanga
Motivation:  According to Hindu mythology the river Ganga came to earth by the attempts of King Bhagirath and with the blessings of Lord Shiva’s JATA (matted hair). SHIVGANGA, an NGO in tribal district JHABUA (Madhya Pradesh) gets the inspirations from this mythological concept and mimic the concepts of “Bhagirath” and Lord Shiva’ [...]

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 [...]