RDI Yoga Update

Yoga trainings have been a regular activity in RDI in accordance with the underlying philosophies and teachings of the Founder of the Institute. After 21 June was declared International Day of Yoga in 2015, RDI initiated a Yoga Training Program from July 2015 onwards...

Taking Technology to Frontline Health Workers

Uttarakhand has a very well defined structure of frontline health workers – Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), ASHA facilitators and Auxiliary Nurse and Mid-wife (ANM) – who constantly work towards ensuring improved health indicators at village...

Rural Development Institute Visits Nagaland

For the past two years, RDI has been supporting the GreenPly Industries to implement their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) activities in the northeastern state of Nagaland. Under this program, recently from 26 February to 11 March 2017 a three-member media...

The Disability Act 2016: A Game Changer for People with Disabilities

Recently GOI has passed the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill 2016; the Parliament has adopted a radically transformative piece of legislation that addresses the concerns of the most marginalized section of Indian society. The World Bank estimates that 15% of...

RDI Update WatSan

Providing safe water, sanitation and promoting hygiene significantly reduce the burden of disease. These are also essential for human dignity and economic growth of the country. Since 2001, RDI-HIHT has been providing Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) services in the...

Rural Development Institute Update

Rural Development Institute offered extensive training and orientation programs on various themes both on-field and off-field during September and October. The Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) under National Health Mission was launched in 2014 with a...