Community Based Tourism in Pawalgarh: A Ray of Hope

Tourism has always been an encouraged sector, generating significant revenue, conservation of endangered species and has revived cultural heritage. It is only in the recent times that the negative effects of “overtourism” has come into play, relating to matters of too many visitors exceeding the carrying capacity of a particular …

Uttarakhand’s Story of Migration

Uttarakhand, the northern state of India carved out of Uttar Pradesh, has witnessed a massive emigration in the last few decades. Close to 950 villages have become completely depopulated with people leaving these villages in large numbers. Over 3500 villages are left with a population of less than 50! The …

Profile: Avani

Avani is a non- governmental voluntary organization which follows a community based model and primarily works to bring solar energy to rural areas, produce electricity and charcoal from pine needles and produce handmade naturally dyed silk and woollen textiles. Set up in 1997 (and formally registered in 1999) as the …

Remote work for Hindi and English speakers

Education Department of Barefoot College is looking for a translator cum document specialist. The person must be absolutely comfortable with Hindi and English. Having proficiency in other regional languages is an added advantage. The payment shall be on monthly basis and it is a remote working opportunity with immediate joining. …