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...

RDI Update

International Yoga Day was first marked in June 2015. We at the Institute also launched this in our campus as a collaborative effort between Swami Rama Himalayan University and Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama. From that time on we at RDI have been taking forward the message...

RDI – Engaging Technology for Rural Health

Uttarakhand has complex scenarios and topographical challenges in the remote hill areas. It gets challenging for front line health workers, ASHAs (Accredited Social Health Activist) to reach out to the population and motivate them towards adoption of healthy...

Rural Development Institute Update

Maternal & Child Health Camp A Maternal and Child Health camp was conducted at Bongla, Haridwar for 300 patients. A team of specialists from the departments of Gynecology, Pediatrics and General Medicine SRHU provided their services. Besides basic medical...