CATCH: Ensuring quality healthcare for all in Sikkim

The Comprehensive Annual and Total Health Check-up for Healthy Sikkim (CATCH) is a flagship programme, which was launched by the Government of Sikkim to provide basic healthcare services at the doorstep of the state‚Äôs rural population and push up Sikkim above all other Indian states in terms of health indicators by 2015. The programme focusses Read More …

Dhara Vikas: Creating water security through spring-shed development in Sikkim

Dhara Vikas is an innovative programme to revive and maintain drying springs in the north-eastern state of Sikkim. A robust climate adaptation strategy for drought-prone districts, Dhara Vikas (meaning, spring-shed development) is helping to alleviate the problem of rural water scarcity by reducing surface runoff of rainwater and allowing more water to percolate down to Read More …