Tag Archives: rural India

Want Not, Waste Not

Growth has been speeded up, but nothing has been done to accelerate decay. Lets do something about it. Continue reading

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A Sustainable Village Life

Sustainable farming is variously called organic, natural, biodynamic or permaculture; all of which are overlapping methods and systems to feed ourselves mindfully. Each system brings something for a farmer and consumer to understand, absorb and practice. A sustainable agricultural life … Continue reading

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Agriculture Stagnates, Bharat Suffers

The annual Union Budget is a powerful indicator of the priorities of the government in power, and after this Budget presentation it is clear to all but the very partisan that the Narendra Modi Cabinet is clearly pro-urban and pro-corporate … Continue reading

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Tendulkar and the Village

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/with-rs-2-8-cr-sachin-adopts-andhra-village/ Sachin met Puttamrajuvari Kandrika gaon in Andhra Pradesh. And he was surprised that “the village did not have safe drinking water, or LPG connections, and people were still using firewood”.  I am not surprised that he is surprised as an … Continue reading

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