This document is for elected gram panchayat representatives and functionaries for use as a ready reference on the SDGs. It illustrates how the SDGs directly relate to the panchayats and how they can be the priority focus as panchayats plan their actions.

A rapidly growing economy that depends significantly on its natural resource base and predominantly climate-sensitive sectors, India’s inspirational efforts to chart out an ecologically sustainable growth model in the face of climate change could yield valuable lessons for other developing nations.

The study assessed the biodiversity impact of the project supported by UNDP and the Government of Madhya Pradesh to support local communities in rehabilitating degraded forest, generating sustainable livelihoods and protecting the areas rich ecosystem. The project was supported by the Global Environment Facility.

The study assessed the socio-economic impact of the project supported by UNDP and the Government of Madhya Pradesh to support local communities in rehabilitating degraded forest, generating sustainable livelihoods and protecting the areas rich ecosystem. The project was supported by the Global Environment Facility.

This compendium on implementing energy efficiency in buildings studies the challenges in the implementation of building energy codes; policy regulation and its impact and international best practices.

MGNREGA Sameeksha II is proposed as a continuation of the objective of nurturing a discourse around MGNREGA which is open, scientific, critical and constructive. It reviews

This publication explores a range of opportunities for India in decentralized energy generation, that offer clean and efficient energy solutions for rural and remote areas. The booklet was released during the first Renewable Energy Global Investors Meet organized by Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India.

This compendium is a joint initiative by Centre for Environment Education (CEE) and UNDP India which provides a compilation of Simple Solutions to address climate change for India which could be utilized by people from all walks of life.

This report details the experience of the Biomass for Rural Energy project, one of the first attempts at sub-megawatt power generation through biomass gasification in India. It highlights the importance of biomass energy in national policy geared towards increasing the share of renewable energy in India’s energy mix.

In the present study, various biomass gasification power-generation models from across the country are evaluated for their techno-economic viability for promotion and scaling up in other states.

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