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Chhattisgarh MGNREGA Workshop

27 August 2015
On 27 August 2015, a one-day workshop on the MGNREGA participatory planning and social audit processes was organised by PACS and implementation partner Samarthan in Chhattisgarh. At the event, PACS pa...
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Jharkhand Mahila Manch

26 August 2015
From 26-27 August 2015, 78 women’s rights organisations from across Jharkhand came together at a 2-day seminar to form ‘Jharkhand Mahila Manch’ – a state-level women’s forum who will work to...
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Bihar Partners Work on IPPE-2

25 August 2015
In 2013, PACS carried out a trial project, helping to make the government’s Integrated Participatory Planning Exercise (IPPE) for the MGNREGA employment scheme more inclusive. In August 2015, 7 of t...
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Child Feeding Practices Report

14 August 2015
In 2014, PACS (in partnership with UNICEF) initiated a community level assessment of knowledge, attitude and practices of Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF) in 656 PACS intervention villages in Jha...
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National MGNREGA Symposium

10 August 2015
On 10-11 August 2015, PACS and partner Gramya Sansthan organised a two-day National Symposium on the government’s Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) entitled “MGNREGA...
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Regional Consultation on FRA

08 August 2015
On 8 August 2015 – the eve of International Indigenous People’s Day - PACS and the Government of Jharkhand’s Department of Welfare jointly hosted a regional consultation on the Forest Rights Act...
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Partner launches MGNREGA Union

08 August 2015
On 8 August 2015 the Akhil Bhartiya MGNREGA Mazdoor Union (ABMMU) was launched by partner CADAM and PACS at an event in Patna, Bihar. The ABMMU will play a vital role in bringing together MGNREGA work...
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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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New Designs for Benarasi Saris

15 July 2015
On 15 July 2015 five new sari patterns came "off-the-loom" in Varanasi - a result of the product development training we've been doing with Benarasi weavers as part of our inclusive weaving livelihood...
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Forest Rights Visit to Odisha

08 July 2015
From 8-10 July 2015, PACS in collaboration with Odisha's State Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Research and Training Institute (SCSTRTI) organised an exposure visit for 5 senior functionaries fr...
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