Past Events
 

Strategic Partnership on Decarbonisation of Cement Production


Technology and Action for Rural Advancement and J K Lakshmi Cement will be signing a long-term MoUtowards launching a Strategic Partnership on Decarbonisation of Cement Production at Sirohi, Rajasthan. The association aims to support JKL in achieving its carbon neutrality target by 2047 through the production of LC3, thereby contributing to the Nationally Determined Contributions commitments made at COP26 by the Honourable Prime Minister of India.

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IMEDF team visits clusters in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh


Indian Micro Enterprises Development Foundation (IMEDF) team visited two artisan clusters in Roorkee (Uttarakhand) and Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh) on 13 April, 2022 to review their functioning and interact with the artisans who majorly belong to minority communities.

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Documenting Impact Stories of 15 Entrepreneurs in Eastern Uttar Prades


As part of the Work4Progress programme, DA team visited eastern Uttar Pradesh from 11 to 13 April, 2022 to record 15 impactful stories of entrepreneurs. Such stories are recorded to inspire and enable local communities understand the power of entrepreneurship

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Transference Sessions Held Under Work4Progress


The sessions were conducted with Transforming Rural India Foundation and PRADAN on 4 and 5 April, 2022 and 8 April, 2022, respectively, to build the partners’ capacity through Work4Progress tools and systemic prototypes.

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Loan Assessment Needs Survey Under Work4Progress


A survey for loan assessment needs of larger enterprises was conducted in Mirzapur and Bhadohi, eastern Uttar Pradesh in April, 2022. It was done to understand the needs of entrepreneurs and their ability to repay their loans.

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DA Participates in Dialogue on Greening Finance at Sub-national Level


The webinar was jointly organized by AFD, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, and SIDBI on 4 April, 2022, wherein Dr. Shatabdi Datta made a presentation on “Scope for Achieving Climate Resilience through Alternative Financing Mechanisms: The Case of Bihar”.

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LC3 Technology to Decarbonise Indian Cement Sector


TARA participated in the "Workshop on Accelerating Decarbonisation for India's Cement Sector" on 11 April, 2022 at Le Meridien Hotel, New Delhi. The workshop aimed to form decarbonisation pathways for hard-to-abate sectors and engage actors across the sectoral value chain.

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National Geographic Felicitates RJ Varsh Raikwar as "Changemaker"


Varsha, an RJ with Radio Bundelkhand, was felicitated as part of the National Geographic’s ‘One for Change’ campaign on 19 April, 2022. The campaign comprises 10 short films, featuring 10 planet champions, including Varsha.

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Dr. Ashok Khosla delivers keynote address at Global Conference


The conference was organised by MSME Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India in association with Services Exports Promotion Council and National Productivity Council at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi from 25 to 27 April, 2022. It was organised to introduce dialogues between the actors contributing in the MSME sector focusing on resource efficiency and circular business models.

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TARA Akshar+ Wins 2022 Commonwealth Award


TARA Akshar+ won the award for Rethinking Education for Sustainability in a virtual ceremony on 28 April, 2022. The awards recognise promising and innovative programmes, projects, and people that have made a positive impact on the education sector across the Commonwealth

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Webinar - Contextualising Citizen Science Scape for Hydrological Scien


A Webinar on "Contextualising Citizen Science Scape for Hydrological Science in India" is being organised by Development Alternatives as part of the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) Project.
 
The increasing stress on water resources is a looming problem today which needs to be addressed immediately. Through this webinar, we are bringing together thought leaders to discuss how 'active' participation of the general public can help in scientifically studying and measuring localised problems.

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International Women's Day Celebration at TARAgram Orchha and Across IM


An awareness programme was organised on the occasion of Women’s Day to spread the knowledge of the services provided by udyaME with the help of RangDE, a peer-to-peer lending platform, which enables individuals to invest in entrepreneurs from low-income households.

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Planning Session Conducted Under W4Progress Programme


As a part of the Work4Progress Phase III programme, a planning session was conducted by the Development Alternatives team in Mirzapur on 5 March, 2022 with an objective to identify various modes of support to accelerate job creation.

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Training of Trainers Conducted at Vocational Training Centers in Jaipu


A three-day training of trainers was organised from 3 to 5 March, 2022 in Vocational Training Centers in Jaipur to provide opportunities to the trainers to enhance their skills to facilitate, create, and manage a learner-based environment with an aim to achieve the learning outcomes.

 

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Certification Ceremony and Training Kit Distribution under WPP-STEP Pr


As part of the Skills Training for Employment Preparedness (STEP) Programme, a certification ceremony was organised on 4 March, 2022 at Government Girls Inter College, Jwalapur, to honour students of classes XI and XII who finished their livelihood awareness training under the academic year 2021-2022.

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Dialogue Session with Kaun Banega Business Leader Winners in Mayurbhan


The session was conducted on 2 March, 2022 in Mayurbhanj, Odisha, wherein DA team interacted with Kaun Banega Business Leader winners to assess the transference process of the social innovation tools that DA has developed and understand opportunities for women entrepreneurship in the region.

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