Roundtable conference on Climate Proofing India. Replicated at Scale. Sustainably.

A roundtable conference co-organised by DA united diverse stakeholders to explore decentralised renewable energy (DRE) solutions for climate resilience. Presentations by experts contextualised DRE's impact, followed by case studies showcasing its multifaceted benefits. Panels dissected policy and practice, emphasising collaboration for scalable and sustainable climate-proofing


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DA signs MoU with XLRI | Delhi-NCR

XLRI | Delhi-NCR signs MoU with Development Alternatives to cultivate a robust network dedicated to fostering sustainability and building a resilient ecosystem over the next three years.


MahaPreit and DA’s Agreement for Sustainable Urban Development: Transforming Maharashtra's Built Environment

Mahatma Phule Renewable Energy and Infrastructure Technologies Limited (MahaPreit) and Development Alternatives (DA) signed an MoU for sustainable urban development in Mumbai on 30th October, 2023 in Mumbai. The MoU signifies MahaPreit’s and DA’s commitment to a greener and more resilient future for Mumbai City.


Gramayan – the rural immersion programme October 2023

TARA as part of our Rural Immersion Programme called Gramayan is happening this time at four locations Lalitpur, Ladpura Khas, Orrcha and Haridwar in three states – Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Uttrakhand with 193 Assistant Section Officers from Indian Institute of Public Affairs.


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Development Alternatives’ participation in Jagriti StartUp G20 2023 Yatra

Development Alternatives (DA) participated in the Jagriti Yatra, a 14-day train journey. The Jagriti StartUp G20 2023 Yatra brought together a diverse group, including 10 women entrepreneurs from 4 districts of Uttar Pradesh, supported by DA and its partners Swami Vivekanand Shiksha Samiti and Transform Rural India.


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Digital KBBL successfully piloted in Varanasi and Ghazipur

An event was organised with Gram Vaani on 20th October at Nari Shakti CLF office in Kashipur, Varanasi, to facilitate the winners of the recently piloted digital Kaun Banega Business Leaders (KBBL) in Varanasi and Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh.


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First Materials & Technologies Working Group Consultation for ‘Transforming the Built Environment through Sustainable Materials’

Development Alternatives Group organised a Materials & Technologies working group consultation for the project ‘Transforming the sBuilt Environment through Sustainable Materials’, with the support of the Odisha State Housing Board (OSHB) at the Conference Hall at Odisha Urban Academy, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.


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Impact assessment of ‘Amar Shaheed Chandra Shekhar Azad Amrit Sarovar’, Lalitpur

Development Alternatives, in collaboration with the Government of Uttar Pradesh, Department of Environment, Forest and Climate Change carried out a survey of a rejuvenated pond located in Gevra gundera village, Talbehat block of Lalitpur district in Uttar Pradesh for its impact assessment.


Science-Policy-Praxis Interface for Sustainability Underlined in the TNC Workshop

Development Alternatives joined The Nature Conservancy and an array of other research institutions and think tanks in discussing the need and scope for strengthening a science-policy-praxis interface for sustainability in India, on October 13th in New Delhi.


SDG Blueprint for Sustainable Agriculture: Expert Consultation

The "Expert Consultation - SDG Blueprint for Sustainable Agriculture" at the India Habitat Center was a pivotal event that shed light on the complex interplay between sustainable agriculture and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. It provided a platform for experts from various fields to share their insights and experiences, ultimately working towards a more sustainable and prosperous future for India's agriculture sector. As we progress toward achieving the 2030 Agenda, the insights from this consultation will serve as a valuable guide, helping to shape policy recommendations and strategies for a better, more sustainable world.