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AID Press Release: Opposing changes to RTI
Right to Information
Over 700 non-resident Indians and citizens have signed onto an online petition addressed to the President of India, expressing their support for the decision of the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) on June 3, 2013, to bring 6 national political parties of India under the purview of the Right to Information (RTI) Act. Since the national political parties receive substantial funding from the government for their functioning, they were deemed by the CIC as public authorities, under Sections 2(a) and 2(h)(d) of the RTI Act.
AID Partner in Uttarakhand Advocates for GEP
Relief and Rehabilitation

Dr. Anil Joshi of Himalayan Environment Studies and Conservation Organization has been advocating for Gross Environment Product (GEP) for a long time to measure and convey the health of the ecology. On Friday, the Government of Uttarakhand has decided to institute GEP in the state.

AID is supporting the relief and rehabilitation work of HESCO in Uttarakhand.

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Perched precariously

Uttarakhand Relief & Rehab Newsletter
Relief and Rehabilitation

 AID is supporting the work of PSI, HESCO, SBMA and Goonj in Uttarakhand

PSI Team Leader during Relief Work


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Adivasis March 25Km to Demand Land Titles Under FRA

 Hundreds of Adivasis marched from G.Madugula to Paderu in AP to demand their land titles under the Forest Rights Act.

Adivasis Marching in Vishakhapatnam





Click here to read the call for the march.



Report from PSI's Ph-I Efforts
Relief and Rehabilitation

AID partner PSI (People's Science Institute) is working with 260 families for immediate relief in Ph-I

Ropeway across the river Relief @ Chandrapuri

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District  Block Villages/Locations Partner Org
 Families Benefitting
 Tehri Garhwal
 Thatyur  Parodi, Chnnan
 PSI 50
 Pithoragarh  Munsiari  Gori Ganga Valley
 Himal Prakriti
 Almora  Chaukhutiya  Tadag Tal Area
 Laxmi Ashram
 Rudraprayag  Augustmuni  Chandrapuri  Mandakini ki Awaz