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Empowering the Disabled

With support from PACS and partner Chaupal, persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the state of Chhattisgarh in central India are asserting their rights collectively via a disability forum. They are chal...
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Inclusive Social Audits

PACS has developed an inclusive social audit model that involves all community members in this monitoring process, allowing people not only able to raise their issues concerning MGNREGA, but also to i...
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Chhattisgarh Inclusion Utsav

12 February 2016
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) programme celebrated its five-year journey of creating leadership and empowering socially excluded communities in Chhattisgarh by holding a two-day closing cerem...
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Forest Rights: Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, PACS partner Chaupal has been carrying out a pilot project to use GPS (Global Positioning System) technology to help 3 village communities to file 298 community and individual forest ...
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Chhattisgarh FRA Consultation

05 August 2015
On 5 August 2015, PACS organised a state-level consultation on the implementation of the Forest Rights Act (FRA) in Chhattisgarh. More than 200 people attended the event, including community members, ...
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Status of Commissions for STs

01 February 2014
This study reviews the status of the constitution, composition and functioning of State Commissions for Scheduled Tribes (STs). The study provides a set of recommendations in order to make the ST Comm...
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Stories from Skills.in Alumni

Teerath and Chitralekha are just two of over 8000 young people from socially excluded groups who are being helped to develop vocational employment skills – in healthcare, hospitality, mechanics and ...
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Legal Literacy: Reflections

In Chhattisgarh, the 5-day legal literacy workshop for Civil Society Organisation (CSO) partners took place from 27-31 October 2014. It focussed on four pieces of core legislation – the Indian Const...
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FRA consultation: Raipur

14 August 2012
Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme, Chhattisgarh hosted its first state level consultation on the draft Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) ...
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PACS news: CNA workshop

11 October 2011
As part of an extensive programme to assess the communication needs of its CSO partners, PACS has initiated an extensive two-day workshops in the seven states. These workshops will be held over Octobe...
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