April 25, 2017
PRADAN works towards transforming lives of the poorest communities in rural India.

This Delhi-based organisation has touched over 2 million lives as part of rural transformation

If you were to draw a line between 18N-28N latitude on the Indian map, it would contain majority of the 100 poorest districts in India, with […]
March 8, 2017

Women’s Day 2017: Women are our biggest change agents, says Manas Satpathy

Quietly working in seven states of India, empowering women and changing lives of hundreds of villages,is a 33-year-old NGO, Pradan (Professional Assistance for Development Action). Well […]
March 8, 2017

Six-member BS jury picks the best three in CSR

Sanjit ‘Bunker’ Roy, who turns 72 this August, has spent the past four decades of his life living the dream of creating self-sustaining village communities — […]
February 14, 2017

Workshop on “Climate Resilient Cropping Systems for East India Plateau”

February 14, 2017

Partnerships for Rural Integrated Development & Empowerment (PRIDE)

December 19, 2016

Organic farming brings prosperity to Balaghat dist’s women farmers

Khushboo Joshi, Hindustan Times, Bhopal Practices of organic farming introduced by Professional Assistance for Development Action (Pradan), an NGO, in Paraswada block of state’s Balaghat district […]
December 4, 2016

Rural women in Betul district are now computer-savvy

Bhopal: Somti Gathiya, 43, a resident of Raipur village in Betul district, dreamt of working and earning like an officer and not a farmer. Gathiya, a […]
August 11, 2016

Water for the Kitchen Garden

In the Katoria block of Bihar, 100 families are taking part in a water project sponsored by Lutheran World Relief. They have brought drinking water, an […]
August 11, 2016

Self-Reliant by Raising Goats

Sebati is so skilled at rearing goats that she is now a resource person helping to teach others in the Kandhamal district. Her abilities and her […]
August 11, 2016

The Starving Days are Over

Savita Mandavi, a farmer from Chhattisgarh, could increase her annual income with new agricultural skills, such as reducing chemical-based fertilizers and pesticides, and improving systems of […]