Madhya Pradesh

Dr. Mihir Shah (Chair)

As Member, Planning Commission, Government of India, Dr. Mihir Shah was chiefly responsible for drafting the paradigm shift in the management of water resources articulated in the 12th Five Year Plan. After co-founding Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS) in 1990, Dr. Shah has spent the last 30 years of his life, living and working with Adivasi

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Ecological security is the foundation of sustainable and equitable development. The organisation is committed to strengthen, revive, and restore the process of ecological succession and the conservation of land, forest, and water resources in the country.

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The genesis of AKRSP(I) is the inspiring vision of His Highness the Aga Khan to uplift the quality of lives of the most marginalised communities in remote rural locations of the country. In 1983, Aga Khan envisioned an expert professional agency in India which can facilitate rural communities in improving their quality of lives –

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Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS)

SPS is a learning organisation, highly critical of its own functioning, both in terms of processes and performance. We regard every endeavour of ours as a drop in the vast ocean of strife. But also aspire for perfection within the striving to be this drop. We believe that the inherent limitation of bureaucracy derives from

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Elu bai & Govind Karma

एक दिन ऐलु भाई और गोविंद भैया के साथ उनके रसायन मुक्त खेत में। इस्स कहानी के द्वारा लेखक हमें बता रहे है कैसे और क्यूँ ऐलु भाई और गोविंद भैया ने अपने रासायनिक खेती से प्राकृतिक खेती की और चले। A story interviewed and written by Laxminarayan Devda from Samaj Pragati Sahayog (SPS), MP

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CIFF is the world’s largest philanthropy that focuses specifically on improving children’s lives. CIFF works with a wide range of partners, and areas of work include maternal and child health, adolescent sexual health, nutrition, education, deworming, tackling child slavery and exploitation, increasing opportunities for girls and young women, and supporting smart ways to slow down

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PRADAN’s founders believed, ‘people with education and empathy must engage with the poorest. That India’s development cause is served better when educated Indians work directly with the poor, which is as important as working in industries and commercial sectors…’, is more relevant today than ever. India continues to be overwhelmingly rural even today with low

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People’s Science Institute (PSI) was established in 1988 as a non-profit research and development organization. Its stated mission is, “To help eradicate poverty through the empowerment of the poor and the productive, sustainable and equitable use of available human and natural resources.”Its technical and managerial support to communities and organizations that work with them; implements

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SRIJAN acts as a bridge between the external institutions and the rural poor to ensure adoption of best practices (behaviour change of farmers). As it facilitates transfer of knowledge and technology, promotes institutional financial linkages, SRIJAN believes in the power and capacity of community collectives to sustain the developmental efforts.

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