DHAN Foundation has been awarded the Jindal Prize 2011 for its contributions in rural development and poverty alleviation. The prize carries Rs 1 crore cash to further its initiatives.

After successful pilot project, state plans to revive ponds in 12,618 villages Lush paddy fields abound in Pattikadu village in Tamil Nadu

Government approach to restoring traditional waterbodies of Tamil Nadu doesn t hold water

Self-Help Group and linkage banking programme has come a long way from a small pilot project of NABARD to become a major poverty financing programme in India. Several organisations have participated in the country-wide programme with several models, but the essence remained the banking linkage through groups of poor women. DHAN Foundation's programme named as Kalanjiam Community Banking Programme is one such big programme in the country with projects being operated across several blocks in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.