Partnering Institutions

SRISTI's partner organizations for Earthquake Relief & Rehabilitation efforts in Gujarat:

SRISTI worked with Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMACORE) for providing relief to earthquake affected people of Gujarat particularly Kutch.

Indian Institute of Management (IIMACORE): (IIMA Community Earthquake Reconstruction Effort (IIMACORE)

It has been about a month since relief efforts were initiated in the aftermath of the earthquake which hit Gujarat on January 26, 2001. IIMACORE has played its own role in these efforts. Members of the IIMA community—faculty, staff and students—had involved themselves in direct relief, coordinating supplies to the affected areas through NGO networks, and providing support wherever needed. Since the relief phase has passed, IIMACORE proposes to phase out its relief initiative effective from March 1, 2001. Go to http://www.iimahd.ernet.in/~iimacorealso Click here

Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network (GIAN):

GIAN aims at sustaining the spirit of innovation, encouraging experimentation and nurturing creativity at grassroots of knowledge rich economically poor people by converting their innovations into products. It makes a significant contribution in creating a knowledge network that can empower the innovators, recognize and augment contemporary innovations, and facilitate the diffusion of green grassroots innovations through commercial and non commercial public private and voluntary channels Go to http://www.gian.org/proposal.htm

National Innovation Foundation (NIF):

The Department of Science and Technology help establish the National Innovation Foundation (NIF) of India, on March 1 2000, with the main goal of providing institutional support in scouting, spawning, sustaining and scaling up grassroots green innovations and helping their transition to self supporting activities.Go to http://www.nifindia.org

Sustainable-Agriculture and Environmental Voluntary Action (SEVA):

SEVA founded in 1992 is Registered (Reg.No.136/92) under Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act of 1975).The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India has recognised the Society (Reg.No.075940295) for receiving funds from sources abroad under the provisions of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976. The need for enhancing peoples capacity to cope with drought, barren land, degraded soil and growing scarcity of ground water in many villages of Tamil Nadu has encouraged us to explore alternate ways and means of sustainable livelihoods.Go to http://www.sristi.org/seva.html