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Homestead Bill Convention

21 December 2014
On 21 December 2014 PACS along with 3 of our land rights partners in Bihar organised a state-level convention on the proposed Right to Homestead Bill. The convention was attended by 600 people, who sh...
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Disability Marathon

18 December 2014
On 18 December 2014, PACS disability network UP Viklang Manch (UPVM) along with partner SPARC India organised an “Able Joining the Disabled” marathon in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. More than 800 peopl...
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Livelihoods Asia Summit

10 December 2014
From 10-11 December 2014 ACCESS Development Services hosted the Livelihoods Asia Summit in New Delhi. PACS was a sponsor of the event and two of our partners were involved in the plenary session on th...
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MGNREGA Roundtable Discussion

08 December 2014
On 8 December 2014, the National Council on Applied Economic Research (NCAER) held a roundtable discussion on MGNREGA – a flagship government employment scheme for rural households that is currently...
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SMC Convention in Lucknow

10 November 2014
On 10 November 2014, PACS organised a district-level School Management Committee (SMC) Convention in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The event was held in collaboration with PACS partner Vigyan Foundation an...
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Forest Rights Friends

10 November 2014
Under the Forest Rights Act (FRA), forest dwelling communities can apply for their Community Forest Rights. However, in Jharkhand applications for claims have been slow. Thanks to a unique PACS initia...
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Workshop on Forest Rights

20 October 2014
On 20 October, PACS and the Government of Bihar’s Department for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Welfare organised a joint one-day workshop to discuss how the Forest Rights Act (FRA) is being implem...
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15 October 2014
From 15-17 October, PACS and partner Pravah held an event in New Delhi for over 430 participants. This event marks the final stage in our With:in training programme – helping to build the skills, kn...
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Education in Bihar Report

13 October 2014
On 13 October, partner Deshkal Society released a report on the status of primary education in rural Bihar. The Bihar State Manager for PACS spoke at the launch event in Patna where the report finding...
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100 School Kids Speak Out

22 September 2014
On Monday 22 September the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Sri Ram Naik, met over 100 primary school children from Lucknow to discuss education at an event organised by PACS....
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