It was Mahatma Gandhi's dream to see an India free from hunger. Today, India is going to operate the largest social protection programme against hunger in human history. Right to food through the National Food Security Bill has been recently introduced in Parliament.

Climate change is one of the greatest threats facing mankind today and sustainable development an increasingly bigger challenge. The Author, who hails from the administrative services, has acquired considerable experience in the commerce and education sectors. In this paper, he highlights that sustainable living has been a way of life in India and part of its collective psyche.