Dhara Vikas – Enhancing Rural Water Security in Drought Prone Areas

The State of Sikkim has a number of Gram Panchayats that are prone to droughts. Around 80 per cent of the State’s rural households depend on springs for drinking water and irrigation throughout the year. Over the years, several of these traditional water bodies have either dried up or discharged water only seasonally due to... Continue Reading →

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Convergence strengthening livelihoods: Helps Animal Husbandry to bloom

Convergence in MGNREGA is strengthening the livelihood capacities of people, leveraging their income potential and facilitating Gram Panchayats to improve their economies. Chalamthang Pacheykhani Gram Panchayat located in Pakyong Block of East District offers a reliable case study to observe and document these positive impacts of convergence and its working at Gram Panchayat level. Here,... Continue Reading →

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