This makes rural India a focal point for issues of national and global concern: the impact of high population and development on natural resources; lack of sanitation and its impact on health; water pollution from raw sewage and pesticide runoff; soil loss and desertification due to erosion, overgrazing and deforestation. Once struggling to get basic electricity like most villages in India, Dharnai has now changed its fate and become the first village in India to completely run on solar power. Residents of Dharnai had been using diesel-based generators and hazardous fuel like cow dung to meet the electricity requirement for decades, which were both costly and unhealthy. An obscure village in the foothills of Melghat region of Amravati district in Maharashtra, Payvihir, has set an example for the country by consistently showing how communities and NGOs can work together to conserve the environment and ensure sustainable livelihood for people. Recently, the village also came up with an out-of-the-box idea of selling organic sitafals custard apples and mangoes in Mumbai under their brand Naturals Melghat! The village also has 60 millionaires and the highest per-capita income in India.
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Future Cities View All. Updated 15th October In south-east India , square kilometers of farmland along the Krishna River are being transformed into a city billed as an urban utopia. When complete, Amaravati will not only be the new capital of Andhra Pradesh state -- developers hope it will also be one of the most sustainable cities in the world.
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India, home to one-sixth of all humanity, holds the key to the success of the Agenda. Based on the evidence from the SDG India Index, which measures progress at the subnational level, the country has developed a robust SDG localization model centered on adoption, implementation and monitoring at the State and district levels. Sashakt Bharat - Sabal Bharat Empowered and Resilient India : India has successfully lifted more than million people out of multidimensional poverty through economic growth and empowerment. Enhanced access to nutrition, child health, education, sanitation, drinking water, electricity and housing, has led to reduced inequalities especially among people in vulnerable situations. Samagra Bharat - Saksham Bharat Inclusive and Entrepreneurial India : Social inclusion is pursued through universalizing access to nutrition, health, education, social protection, and developing capabilities for entrepreneurship and employment.