Vikalp Vārtā

Online dialogue series on alternatives for India during the covid times and beyond.

On Saturday afternoons from 3:30 - 5:30 pm, we feature leaders of initiatives that are engaged in creating systemic alternatives, even as they are currently responding to the covid crisis.

Christoph, Alison, Rachana, Abhijit (Project DEFY) 

Aditi, Priya, Rajendra

Pooja, Hema, Swarnima, Lalitha, Keshwati (Chinhari)

Lalitha, Madeshwari, Regi (Tribal Health Initiative)

T.M.Krishna (Sumanasa Foundation)

Malika (MAATI Sanghathan) and other women from the community

15 Participatory Guarantee System (PGS): towards organic certification, democratically!
Karthik (Participatory Guarantee Systems Organic Council)

Gijs, Anjali (Pondicherry Food System)

13 Sustainable livelihoods: women lead the way!
Akole, Seno (North East Network)

# 12 Learning, Healing, Creating and Communing in Jail
Diken (Swaraj Jail University)

# 11 Resilience of Collaborative Markets
Stan Thekaekara, Anil Misquith (Just Change, ACCORD)

# 10 Inner work for Social Change
Anisha, Vibhuti, Shashank (Youth Alliance)

#Learning to connect back with nature, land and people
Arun, Poornima, Akila, Paripoornam, Karthik, Harish, Pachaiyappan (Marudam Farm School)

# 8 This is our city too! Community mobilisation in Bhuj, Kachchh
Members of Jalstrot Sneh Samvardhan Samiti (Water Sources Augmentation Committee), Nirman Sathi Sangathan (Migrants' Association), Bhuj Saher Sheri Pheria Sangathan (Bhuj City Street Vendors' Association) , Bhuj Saher Pashu Ucherak Maldhari Sangathan (Bhuj City Cattle Rearers' Association), Hunnarshala, ACT, Sahjeevan, Kutch Mahila Vikas Sangathan, and SETU Abhiyan

# 7 Our health, our wealth: adivasis show the way to self-reliance
Shubhada Deshmukh, Satish Gogulwar (Amhi Amchaya Arogayasathi)

# 6 Panchayat's Response through Self-Governance and Inter-generational Learning
Suresh Chhanga (Sarpanch, Kunariya village, Kachcch) along with members of village COVID-response team

# 5 Reviving barter and traditional occupations to revitalise rural economies
Meenakshi Gupta, Anshu Gupta (Goonj)

#Innovations and Transformation through Local Panchayats
Elango Rangaswamy (Kuthambakkam, TN)

# 3 Youth weave a New story in Kachchh 
Ghatit Lakheru, Rajiben Vankar, Vinod Vankar, Arun Vankar, Champa Siju, Suresh Parbat, Ashok Vankar, Suresh Vankar (Khamir, Kachchh)

# Self Reliant Village Economy
Satheesh, Chandramma, Narsamma, Mayuree, Narsamma (Deccan Development Society, Telengana)

#Farmers Market
Manas Arvind (Gurgaon Organic Farmers Market, Gurgaon)

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Vikalp Vārtā # 21 - Bringing learning back into the hands of local communities

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