Reflecting voices from grassroots… Vol 16 | November – December 2015

GRAAM partners with UNICEF

GRAAM has partnered with UNICEF to develop & demonstrate a comprehensive, convergent implementation strategy for improving the conditions of child survival and development in selected villages of Mysuru and Koppal districts of Karnataka.
GRAAM will work with field level service delivery personnel (ASHAs and Anganwadi workers) together with the community and related government departments to demonstrate that better outcomes in nutrition and immunization are feasible through an innovative technology aided social and behavior change communication intervention strategy in the selected areas.Read more>>

Consultation for Solid and Liquid waste Management in Telangana

GRAAM in collaboration with Modern Architects for Rural India (MARI), Warangal, recently prepared a Detailed Project Report of Solid Waste and Liquid Waste Management (S&LWM) in Pampur Gram Panchyat of Kothakota Mandal in Wanaparthy division of Mahabubnagar district of Telangana.
The report was prepared based on a detailed situation analysis of solid waste and liquid waste management related issues and processes in Pamapur village and suggests Shelf of Works, Annual Action Plans as well as Monitoring and Evaluation Plan for the implementation of sustainable solid..Read more>>

>> Managing Solid & Liquid Waste management in our villages – Sham N Kashyap
>> The math behind District Human Development Index in Karnataka – Sham N Kashyap
>> Going beyond medical care in healthcare CSR
Excerpts from an interview with Dr Balasubramaniam on how corporates can partner with non-profits to deliver effective healthcare on the ground.
Just Books, Mysore, had organized Book talk by Dr. R. Balasubramaniam on 25th October 2015.
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>> 11 MNCs pledge to include persons with disabilities in their global workforce: ILO
>> Social protection systems should be inclusive of persons with disabilities: UN expert
>> Mysore railway station goes visually challenged-friendly
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ಮಕ್ಕಳು ಹಕ್ಕುಗಳು ಮತ್ತು ದಿನಾಚರಣೆಗಳು
ಮಕ್ಕಳು ಮತ್ತು ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯ ಮತ್ತು ಗೌರವದ ಹಕ್ಕನ್ನು ರಕ್ಷಿಸುವ ಪ್ರಾಮುಖ್ಯತೆ ಕುರಿತು ಈಗ ಒಮ್ಮತವಿದೆ. ಇದನ್ನು ಭಾರತ ಸಂವಿಧಾನದಲ್ಲಿ ಮಾನ್ಯ ಮಾಡಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಆದರೂ, ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯ ದೊರೆತಾಗಿನಿಂದಲೂ ಮಕ್ಕಳ ಹಕ್ಕುಗಳ ಉಲ್ಲಂಘನೆಯ ಪ್ರಕರಣಗಳು ಅವ್ಯಾಹತವಾಗಿ ನಡೆದಿವೆ ಮತ್ತು ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗೆ ಮೀಸಲಾಗಿರುವ ಸೇವಾಸೌಲಭ್ಯಗಳ ಪೂರೈಕೆ ಯಲ್ಲಿ ಗಂಭೀರವಾದ ಲೋಪಗಳಾಗಿವೆ. ಈ ಹಿನ್ನೆಲೆಯಲ್ಲಿ, ಮಕ್ಕಳಿಗಾಗಿ ಇರುವ ಸೇವಾ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯಗಳ ಪೂರೈಕೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಗಂಭೀರವಾದ ಲೋಪಗಳಾಗಿವೆ..
ಮುಂದೆ ಓದಿ..

Second edition of the book is in the market. Copies are now available in Sapna Book House and Navakarnataka Publications. You can also buy your copy through Kindle version is available on
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GRAAM Wishes you and your family Merry Christmas and Happy New Year 2016

Dr. R. Balasubramaniam
Chairman – GRAAM

Mr. Basavaraju R
Executive Director – GRAAM |