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Health Rights Consultation

04 September 2014
From 4-5 September PACS and the Centre for Health and Social Justice (CHSJ) held a national consultation on health rights in New Delhi. The consultation specifically focussed on the impact that socia...
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MGNREGA Participatory Planning

01 September 2014
Over the last few weeks the PACS team has been busy working with state governments in Bihar, Odisha and Uttar Pradesh to deliver workshops on the MGNREGA Integrated Participatory Planning Exercise (IP...
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Deaf Women's Sporting Success

01 September 2014
Archana and Neha - members of a Disabled People's Organisation supported by our partner SPARC – recently triumphed in India’s National Deaf Table Tennis Championships. Neha came fourth and Archana...
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Reflections on PACS

31 July 2014
On 31 July 2014, Sam Sharpe – outgoing Country Head of DFID India – came to the PACS office in New Delhi to say his farewells before moving back to London. He shared with the team some of his refl...
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MGNREGA works in Ratni

24 June 2014
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA), 2005, may have helped many villages across India end chronic poverty by ensuring 100 days of paid work to every rural household in...
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Capacity building by PACS

01 June 2014
PACS programme in collaboration with subject experts are conducting capacity building workshops on the issues of health. The main objective of the trainings are...
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Capacity building - PACS

01 June 2014
PACS programme in collaboration with subject experts are conducting capacity building workshops on legal literacy. The main objective of the trainings are to create 240 community based resource pool ...
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Statutory Commissions

29 April 2014
Socially excluded groups live an unequal life in India when compared to rest of the population. The inequality expresses itself not just in contrasting figures of access to entitlements but also in a...
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Interview: Mark Lowcock

02 April 2014
Community Correspondent Aarti Bai Valmiki interviewed Mark Lowcock, DFID Permanent Secretary, during his recent visit to India. Mark Lowcock visited a number of PACS supported initiatives and was brie...
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CBO Conclave Ranchi

19 February 2014
Jan Utsav, Jharkhand was visited by the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on its second day. He was felicitated by a community leader, Saraswati Devi and then was told about the concerns that the PACS part...
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