Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra
Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra

In One of the first Indian state to declare itself as organic, finding  clean mountains and stone pathways is not surprising. In fact there were more dustbins in the mountainous tracks near Lum village than in the plains. The result is that one does find plastic wastes near the settlements, scattered as they are. A child … Continue reading

Innovations in Haryana: Shodhyatra Part II
Biodiversity / Innovation

Innovations in Haryana: Shodhyatra Part II

While visiting government schools during 33rd shodhyatra, impromptu idea competitions were organized. In Buwana village, Sachin shared a problem about tall and the short children not being able to sit equally comfortably on desks of the same height. He suggested desk with adjustable heights. This problem has been around for decades. Just like Chhaya, class … Continue reading

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Third International Conference on Creativity and Innovations at Grassroots [ICCIG], January 15-19, 2015 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

The last date for submission of abstracts and final proposals is September 30, 2014; Full paper/posters/plan for a performance expected by Nov 30, 2014. Please share this announcement with others in your professional and social network… Continue reading

Panchratna Soup – Traditional Indian Cuisine
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Panchratna Soup – Traditional Indian Cuisine

Ingredients: Seasonal green leafy vegetables (Spinach, Fenugreek leaves, Drumstick leaves, Cauliflower greens, Shepu leaves) – 100 g each Mint leaves – 50 g Green tomatoes – 100g Amla (Gooseberries) – 100g Crushed ginger- 2 tsp Drumsticks – 5-6 pieces Coriander leaves – 50g Lemon juice – 2 tsp Honey – 2 tsp Cumin seeds powder … Continue reading

World Indigenous Network Conference 2013, Darwin, Australia
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World Indigenous Network Conference 2013, Darwin, Australia

More than 1200 activists, professionals, community representatives, elders, herders, academics and students from 55 countries got together in Darwin, part of Larrakia Country, to exchange, explore and embed their concern about the cultural erosion of knowledge of elders and about how to tap the curiosity of young people to preserve and persist with what should … Continue reading

31st Shodhyatra, Wardha, Maharashtra – open for registration!
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31st Shodhyatra, Wardha, Maharashtra – open for registration!

Dear All the coming Shodhyatra will be organised in Wardha District, Maharashtra, from 5th to 12th May, 2013. Who would like to participate in the coming Shodhyatra, please be present on 4th May 2013 at Wardha, Maharashtra by evening. Departure is possible on 12th May 2013 10:00 am onwards. In order to reach the grassroots … Continue reading

Satvik Aaharostavam” on 24 JANUARY, 2013 organised by ISRO-SAC-Ahmedabad
Biodiversity / Lectures & Meetings

Satvik Aaharostavam” on 24 JANUARY, 2013 organised by ISRO-SAC-Ahmedabad

Inspired by ancient Indian wisdom and Sattvik- traditional food festival (organised by SRISTI), a group of scientists working at ISRO-Ahmedabad organised “SATVIK- Aaharostavam-II” on 24th January 2013. This was first organised in 2011 by them to promote healthy eating habits amongst their community members. During the festival, an exhibition on “Science behind Satvik food” reflecting … Continue reading

A Traditional Taste Ride….
Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

A Traditional Taste Ride….

The annual recipe competition was held on 18th December 2012 at the SRISTI office. Around 55 participants and more than 160 recipes were showcased in this competition. “Sattvik”, meaning pure or balanced, has been organized every year since 2004 and has on occasions seen more than 200 participants. Many of the participants were participating in this … Continue reading

International Conference on Creativity and Innovation at the Grassroots comes to an end
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International Conference on Creativity and Innovation at the Grassroots comes to an end

In the two and half decades of its existence, the Honey Bee Network (HBN) has initiated and spawned many efforts to highlight the untapped potential of grassroots innovators in alleviating poverty and generating sustainable development. However, it is important to introspect, debate, analyse and improve upon the limitations of the Network and how to best … Continue reading