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Success Story of Bala Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner

Success Story of Bala Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner


TARA Akshar+ is an ICT based Adult Literacy Programme. Being run in more than 8 states, it has made about two lakh women functionally literate. In this video, Bala Devi, a TARA Akshar+ learner from Birguan village of Uttar Pradesh, reads fluently and has gained self-confidence.

Chai with Manjula - Dr. Ashok Khosla

Chai with Manjula - Dr. Ashok Khosla


Dr. Ashok Khosla - an environmental visionary of international acclaim, the Founder/Chairman of Development Alternatives (DA), and a global authority on environment and sustainable growth - talks about solutions to poverty, saving the environment, species & resources, and about his organisation, Development Alternatives.

Jobs We Want

Jobs We Want


Development Alternatives and “la Caixa” Banking Foundation recognise the complex challenges surrounding entrepreneurship. Work 4 Progress was born out of the need for a multi-faceted and innovative approach to creating systemic solutions that unleash entrepreneurship – not only creating enterprises in tens of thousands, but more importantly, enabling them to create ‘dignified’ and ‘attractive’ jobs – the jobs ‘we’ want. The ‘Jobs We Want’ film connects voices of existing and aspiring rural entrepreneurs with stakeholders, as they put forward the problem of a jobless growth. Each personal story brings about the factors that enable and challenge rural entrepreneurs from Jhansi & Varanasi.

Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India

Mainstreaming Sustainable Affordable Housing in India


The urban housing shortage in India is currently estimated at 18.78 million, more than 95% of which pertains to low-income groups. In addition, the housing sector is, by definition, an energy and resource intensive sector, creating a large environmental burden on Earth's natural resources. This video highlights the need for more sustainable options in order to meet the housing demand, as well as to conserve our natural resources.

TARAgram Yatra – The Journey

TARAgram Yatra – The Journey


TARAgram Yatra (TGY) is an annual flagship event of the Development Alternatives Group and its partners, to deliberate on germane issues of sustainability. This video gives an overview of the Yatra – a journey that one undertakes along with friends and colleagues to attain higher goals - which brings together practitioners and policy makers from across the world. With a mix of dialogue and field visits, the Yatra provides a platform for exchanging cutting-edge ideas to achieve a sustainable future.

Solutions for Solid Waste Management in India

Solutions for Solid Waste Management in India


Annually, 62 million tonnes of garbage is generated by 377 million people living in urban India. Even worse is the fact that more than 45 million tonnes, or 3 million trucks worth, of this garbage is untreated and disposed by municipal authorities every day. This trialogue2047 aimed to explore possible solutions to this grave problem of unscientific waste management in India.

Solid Waste Management

Solid Waste Management


Solid Waste Management is the process of collecting and treating waste. It needs to be done in a very systematic manner, as it is necessary for the protection of public health. Residential areas are one of the major sources of generating solid waste. This video showcases Development Alternatives’ initiative on Solid Waste Management undertaken in Delhi.

Zeenat Niazi on AIR FM Rainbow

Zeenat Niazi on AIR FM Rainbow


Zeenat Niazi, Vice President, Development Alternatives, appeared on the programme, “Ek Duniya Ek Awaaz”, on FM Rainbow channel on AIR on 26th July 2017 at 4.30 p.m. She gave her expert views to the conversation on the twelfth goal of SDGs - Sustainable Consumption and Production. According to her, maximum wastage of food occurs from the farm to the plate. She emphasises that nothing is waste, and everything can be recycled.

Success Story of Saroja Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner

Success Story of Saroja Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner


TARA Akshar+ is an ICT based Adult Literacy Programme. Being run in more than 8 states, it has made about two lakh women functionally literate. This is the success story of Saroja Devi, a TARA Akshar+ graduate from Uttar Pradesh.

Success Story of Phoolpatti Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner

Success Story of Phoolpatti Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner


TARA Akshar+ is an ICT based Adult Literacy Programme. Being run in more than 8 states, it has made about two lakh women functionally literate. This is the success story of Phoolpatti Devi, a TARA Akshar+ graduate from Uttar Pradesh.

Success Story of Haseena Begum - TARA Akshar+ Learner

Success Story of Haseena Begum - TARA Akshar+ Learner


TARA Akshar+ is an ICT based Adult Literacy Programme. Being run in more than 8 states, it has made about two lakh women functionally literate. This is the success story of Haseena Begum, a TARA Akshar+ graduate from Uttar Pradesh.

Success Story of Geeta Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner

Success Story of Geeta Devi - TARA Akshar+ Learner


TARA Akshar+ is an ICT based Adult Literacy Programme. Being run in more than 8 states, it has made about two lakh women functionally literate. This is the success story of Geeta Devi, a TARA Akshar+ graduate from Uttar Pradesh.

Environmental Friendly Bricks in Malawi

Environmental Friendly Bricks in Malawi


This video provides an overview of the Eco-Kiln technology and its benefits over the conventional brick manufacturing process in Malawi.

Watershed (Hindi Aug 2013)

Watershed (Hindi Aug 2013)


This film showcases the watershed management programs implemented by Development Alternatives in the semi-arid and drought prone region of Bundelkhand in Central India. These programs have helped prevent soil run-off, regenerate natural vegetation, harvest rainwater and recharge groundwater creating sustainable livelihoods for rural communities.

Watershed Management (English)

Watershed Management (English)


This film showcases the watershed management programs implemented by Development Alternatives in the semi-arid and drought prone region of Bundelkhand in Central India. These programs have helped prevent soil run-off, regenerate natural vegetation, harvest rainwater and recharge groundwater creating sustainable livelihoods for rural communities.

Climate Resilient Farming (English)

Climate Resilient Farming (English)


With effects of climate change bearing down on the fragile region of Bundelkhand in Central India, farmers have to face a host of challenges. This film showcases Development Alternatives’ efforts in promoting sustainable agricultural techniques which are helping farmers adapt to the changing climate and increase their income levels.

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