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Next Vacation, Take the Tiger Express to India’s Hinterland

Next Vacation, Take the Tiger Express to India’s Hinterland

Green Living
The inaugural run of the Tiger Trail Circuit Train from Delhi Safdarjung Station, being flagged off by the Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, through video conferencing on the occasion of the World Environment Day, 2016. The Ministry of Railways has launched a Tiger Express train which has been conceptualized through the personal interest of the Railway Minister himself! The Tiger Express tourist train will be operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). The Tiger Express itinerary for a total of 5 days/6 nights starts from Delhi followed by Katani, Jabalpur, Bandhavgadh and Kanha. The semi-luxury train will take its guests to the world famous Bandhavgarh and Kanha National Parks in Madhya Pradesh. In addition, the trip will als...
Preparing to Reintroduce the Cheetah in India

Preparing to Reintroduce the Cheetah in India

Green Alert
Once upon a time, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)--the fastest land animal on the planet and a flagship species of the deciduous dryland/grassland ecosystem--roamed the Indian sub-continent in several thousands.  The Asiatic Cheetah (a different sub species from its African cousin) was also known as the hunting leopard, and were kept by kings and princes to hunt gazelle. The word 'cheetah' itself is derived from the Sanskrit word ‘citrakāyah’, meaning “speckled”. The Moghul Emperor Akbar is believed to have kept 1000 cheetahs. In 1947, as India awoke to life and freedom, the Maharajah of Surguja in eastern Madhya Pradesh, shot dead what were later known to be the last three wild cheetahs in India. There remained a few cheetahs in different zoos of India after that all of which died
Training on “Developing Training Approaches and Methods”

Training on “Developing Training Approaches and Methods”

Green Jobs
Development Alternatives, a non-profit organisation established in 1983 creating large scale sustainable livelihoods is organising a Training Workshop on 'Developing Training Approaches and Methods' at its Madhya Pradesh located Tara Livelihood Academy. Objectives of the Training: “To impart the necessary knowledge and skills to conceive, design the Training Strategies and suitable Training Methods, which would lead to the individual stakeholders of the organization finally leading to more effective Organizational Performance fulfilling larger organizational objectives and Mission.” Date:6 - 8 May, 2010 Venue: TARAgram, Appropriate Technology Centre, Orchha, Madhya Pradesh As the external environment, and the economy, change, the organisations today is

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