ALTERNATIVE PERSPECTIVES

Located in the North East region of India, Sikkim is one of the smallest states of the country. Over the recent years, it has created increasing attractions for tourists. Visitors usually leave in awe of the beauty of this place. With the booming entrepreneurial spirit among the youth of Sikkim, this is surely a big opportunity for creating livelihoods and building a sustainable economy in the state. Sikkim certainly has the potential to set an example by developing an economy that not just adds economic value, but also enhances livelihood generation - and does all this within ecological limits.
Sikkim: A land of natural diversity - and the green economy Read More

GRASSROOTS INITIATIVE


Fidgety Fingers is a social entrepreneurship venture based in Sikkim, started by a woman entrepreneur, Ms. Devika Gurung. It creates and sells handicrafts (mostly woollen) through social media platforms across India. These are produced and packaged following the 3Rs idea of reduce, reuse and recycle. The venture believes in uplifting the underprivileged to create an equitable societ, thus supporting women belonging to various necessitous backgrounds, training them on the skills of knitting and crocheting. The venture also intends to promote the vanishing fibre art in a non-conventional way. Read More

WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY

EVENT

The Indian Institute of Management Kashipur is hosting an International Conference on Sustainable Management (ICSM), from May 25 to 27, 2018, at Indian Institute of Management Kashipur, Uttarakhand, India. Read More