सीसीएस ने बनाई कौशल विकास संबंधी टूल किट

राज्य ब्यूरो, नई दिल्ली : प्रधानमंत्री कौशल विकास योजना के माध्यम से देशभर में युवा सशक्तीकरण का अभियान पूरी लगन से जारी है। न सिर्फ केंद्र बल्कि राज्य सरकारें भी इस दिशा में प्रयासरत हैं ऐसे में प्रशिक्षुओं को बेहतर विकल्प और संस्थानों के चुनाव की स्वतंत्रता देने की मांग भी उठ रही है। इसी आवश्यकता को देखते हुए एनजीओ सेंटर फोर सिविल सोसाइटी (सीसीएस) ने टूल किट तैयार की है जिससे प्रशिक्षुओं को इंस्टीट्यूट चुनने की स्वतंत्रता मिलेगी और प्रशिक्षण संस्थानों पर भी बेहतर प्रदर्शन का दबाब रहेगा।

Free To Stop Being Poor

What is the difference between the rich and the poor? Some say, it is not so grand. On a daily basis, poor individuals face a set of constraints. Alleviate those constraints, and they will behave--make choices for themselves and their families--just like the rich do. This contrasts with the view that somebody else (preferably rich and foreign) must make good decisions for the poor. It empowers those whom development lingo calls "beneficiaries."

Atithi Devo Bhava?

A few days back the Supreme Court banned tourism in core areas of all tiger reserves. These are areas where there is a higher concentration of tigers. India is home to more than half of the world’s estimated 3,200 tigers with most living in wildlife reserves. The move though apparently being done to aid conservation efforts could have a ripple effect leaving many jobless. However the other side of the story is equally sad. The ruling comes as a verdict for the PIL filed by social and environmental activist Ajay Dubey.

Law, Liberty and Livelihood: Making A Living On The Street

A path - breaking study of what ails the urban poor, with detailed analysis of laws, personal interviews, field research, and case studies, the book shows that the absence of economic freedom is the main source of urban poverty. The study looks at state and municipal regulations to trace their debilitating effects on the working class poor. By researching issues at the ground level, the study details how these problems are caused, and provides policy solutions to manage them.