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The present policy draft was evolved by the team of Scientists and representatives of the community movements during the Strategic workshop on Mainstreaming Organic' at Navdanya Biodiversity conservation farm at village Ramgarh on Old Shimla Road. Following people participated in the workshop:

Dr. R.D . Gaur, Prof. Emeratus, H.N. B.......


1) Vijaygiri

- 70 km from Ranchi – on Ranchi Tata Highway - hidden behind the hills, three kms interior in the hilly terrain. Malaria infested area no communication facilities.
-  Left out completely from all developmental tasks, till some ten-twelve years ago.
- Vijaygiri is the......


6th July, 2010 the government has announced that an integrated action plans for 35 Naxalite-affected districts in nine states; committing Rs 13,742 crore for economic development as well as proper implement of the Panchayats Extension to Scheduled Areas (PESA) out of this Rs 1,602 crore has been earmarked for education.......


To
The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights
New Delhi
India

Date: 16th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Ms. Shantha Sinha,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have......


To
The President of Congress Party
New Delhi

Date: 6th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Ms. Sonia Gandhi,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have legal guarantees to provide free and......


To
Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister
New Delhi

Date: 6th July, 2010

Subject: Upholding Right to Education: End Occupation of Schools in Jharkhand by CRPF forces.

Dear Mr. Kapil Sibal,

On April 1st, 2010 India joined the league of over 130 countries which have legal guarantees to provide free and......


Operation Green Hunt  causing immense suffering & humiliation to the innocent rural folk in Jharkhand

Father Stan Swamy

Clause 4.e.(1) of The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996, [PESA] says: “ every Gram Sabha shall approve the plans, programmes and......


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About Navdanya

Navdanya means “nine seeds” (symbolizing protection of biological and cultural diversity) and also the “new gift” (for seed as commons, based on the right to save and share seeds In today’s context of biological and ecological destruction, seed savers are the true givers of seed. This gift or “dana” of Navadhanyas (nine seeds) is the ultimate gift – it is a gift of life, of heritage and continuity. Conserving seed is conserving biodiversity, conserving knowledge of the seed and its utilization, conserving culture, conserving sustainability.

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