Reports

Gender Equality Report

Strategic Thrust – 3:  Gender Equality  NNSS 3.1           Re-visiting Gender Policy A three-day national workshop on “Re-Visiting Gender Policy” was conducted on Nov 23-25th, 2007 at SDC, Ranchi (Jharkhand). The workshop started by a revolutionary song sung by Ms. Kalavati Patil, Coordinator, Maharashtra. Ms. Jiji Haridas, coordinator NNSS started the workshop with welcoming the participants and brief introduction of the  Read the full article…

Peace Initiative Report

Strategic Thrust – 5:  Societal Peace 1.1        Bapu Tujhe Salam Yatra: Time 17.17 pm/ January 30th, 1948, Mahatma Gandhi, the living messenger and actor of non-violence, peace, social and communal amity, self-reliance, self-sustaining development and gender and economic equality was assassinated by a religious fanatic. Even after killing his physical body the religious, social and economic fanatics  Read the full article…

National Report

INDIAN RIVER NETWORK: 3rd National Conference of the Indian River Network (IRN) from 16th to 18th February 2008 at Sevagram Ashram, Wardha (Maharashtra). The 3rd National Conference of the Indian River Network (IRN) on ‘River, Global Warming and Globalisation’ was held from 16th to 18th February 2008 at Sevagram Ashram, Wardha (Maharashtra). 188 delegates from 11 States across India came with water from 46 rivers to  Read the full article…

Tamil Nadu Report

TAMILNADU Strategic Thrust -1:  People’s Empowerment through LSGI  2.1    Water Crisis – River & People:- A one day consultation on the theme was held on 29 Nov. 2007 at Trichirappalli (Tamilnadu). 122 delegates from the State took part. “Our greed for becoming modern in every field has lead to various crises and water crisis is one among  Read the full article…

Kerala Report

KERALA 1.1    Implementation of Government Schemes: Orientation camps were organised in association with four People’s Development Organisations (PDOs) on various governmental welfare schemes. A booklet on Government schemes applicable to Kerala was printed during the previous reporting period and the same is being distributed among key members of organisations and functionaries of the Village Panchayats (VP).  Read the full article…

Maharashtra Report

MAHARASHTRA Strategic Thrust -1:  People’s Empowerment through LSGI 1.1    Implementation of Govt. Welfare Scheme: There has been constant effort to propagate and implement Govt. Welfare Scheme in PO-PDO area. The following activities have been done so far- a.)       Cleaning of drinking water wells and storage tanks with the help of primary health centre in five villages of Almala  Read the full article…

Orissa Report

ORISSA Strategic Thrust -1:  People’s Empowerment through LSGI 1.1    Consultation on National Rural Employment Guarantee Act. (NREGA)  Five consultations with the PRI members in Shapur Gram Panchayat (GP), Bental G.P, Khandatara G.P of Bhadrak dist & Kadua G.P of Puri dist & Maichheli G.P of Nayagarh Dist were organised from 20th to 31st Dec 07. The objectives of these  Read the full article…

Jharkhand Report

JHARKHAND 1.1    Propagation and implementation of govt. welfare schemes: Propagation and implementation of govt. welfare schemes is one of the ongoing activities to ensure benefit to the poor and needy. Following actions were taken in this direction- a.)        The application in prescribed performa from 211 poor families have been submitted to recognise them as Below Poverty Line  Read the full article…

Bihar Report

BIHAR  Strategic Thrust 2:  People’s right over Natural Resources BIHAR: River Basin of Koshi, Gandak and Ganga 2.1    Living with floods: Bihar had suffered severely due to almost 3months of floods. The 29 districts out of 34 were immersed in the water. It was a worse devastating flood in the recent history. The torrential rain and almost complete destruction of natural drainage  Read the full article…

Goa Report

GOA                                                                           3.1           4th Annual Convention of Gramin Mahila Manch 28th Oct. 2007 / Organiser: Gramin Mahila Manch/ Venue: Peaceful Society, Goa.   The fourth annual Gramin Mahila Manch Convention was organized on 28th Oct. 2007 in the campus of Peaceful Society. The programme began with a chorus song sung by all the representatives gathered from various States of India. The representatives  Read the full article…

Self Reliance

SELF-RELIANCE OF PEACEFUL SOCIETY: A STUDY By Mamta Saikia     Peaceful Society / Nov 12, 2003 1. Background: Peaceful Society is based in a village of Goa, called Kundai. (It is generally believed that) Tourism contributes significantly to the economy of Goa. It is believed that Goans face no big issues like poverty, hunger etc, but  Read the full article…

National Consultation

CONSULTATION ON PEACEFUL SOCIETY AND NEXT 20 YEARS 22nd and 23rd Oct. 2003 VENUE: Peaceful Society KUNDAI 403 115 GOA NATIONAL CONSULTATION A Critical Review And Moving Forward (22nd Oct. 2003 / 9.30 a.m.)     T o begin with, Shri Ulhas Arolkar welcomed the august gathering and requested Shri Damodar Prabhu Desai, one of the senior most colleagues and  Read the full article…

Study on Forest Management

STUDY ON FOREST MANAGEMENT BY PEOPLE IN WESTERN GHATS   PEACEFUL SOCIETY GOA               FOREWORD   The forests in Western Ghats represents the most fragile ecosystems in the world. The tropical forests all over the world and those in Western Ghats are getting destroyed at a faster rate. There  Read the full article…

Development

1.0      Project Title:  Capacity Building For Migrant Labour Children and the Menace of Tourism Related Child Sexual Abuse 1.1.   Period:  October 2000 – March 2001. 1.2.   Implementing Agency:  Peaceful Society. 2.0     Project Implementation: Project Goals: a)      To enable children to attain and safeguard their rights to childhood and promote their all-round development through social, educational, cultural, recreational facilities. b)     To create awareness and organise  Read the full article…

Environment

SALT PRODUCERS ASSOCIATION  Pernem Taluka Mith Utpadak Sangha (For Assistance to Salt – producers of Pernem) Agarwado – Pernem The father of nation, Mahatma Gandhi undertook the famous DANDI MARCH to offer Salt-Satyagraha, in 1930. During this period Goa under the Portuguese occupation was exporting Salt to rest of India and countries in Africa. After  Read the full article…