GRAVIS is currently doing the above study that looks at women' roles in agriculture.
GRAVIS will be partnering with International Crop Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Bioversity international on food security research under Consortium Research Programme (CRP) 1.1.
With the funding and technical inputs from People for Progress in India, GRAVIS is introducing bio-sand filters in the Thar Desert, a low cost water filtration technique.
GRAVIS took part in the above event in Bangkok, Thailand in August, 2013 and shared its views on ageing and other population challenges from the Thar Desert.
Above is GRAVIS' latest research study on older people's health needs in the Thar Desert that understand the current issues and lays out future recommendations.
For its oustanding contribution to women's health, GRAVIS was given the Spirit of Humanity Award by AmeriCares. Director of GRAVIS, Prakash Tyagi, received the award in Mumbai on April 2, 2011.
GRAVIS recently completed a research study entitled as “Drought, Health and Community” with the support of our US based partner IDEX. The study focuses on studying the impact of drought on community health and on suggesting a drought mitigation approach.
GRAVIS and USIEF (Fulbright Commission in India) co-organized a one day seminar on Public Health during the International Education week in November, 2010.
Two national level workshops on above themes were held by GRAVIS in the month of December, 2010. Over 200 participants from different parts of the countries got together and discussed issues related to child labour and mineworkers.
GRAVIS organized a state level dialogue on maternal and child health in December, 2010 which involved health practitioners, government representatives, NGOs and community leaders.
Within its interventions focusing on older people, GRAVIS is about to begin a research study focusing on older people’s health issue. This comprehensive document will be completed by 2011 end.
MPOWER is a long-term, Government of Rajasthan project funded by IFAD and SRTT which focuses on poverty mitigation. GRAVIS is the implementing partner for the project in Jodhpur and Jaisalmer Districts. The project will go on till 2015.
GRAVIS has recently completed above research. The study has been published entitled as "Silco-tuberculosis: burdening the lives of miners". The study has been supported by our partner MISEREOR.
GRAVIS has recently completed a study on Village Health Funds (VHF). Supported by the Finland Government and our partner Tamy, the study reviews existing models of health funds and suggests ways ahead.
For the academic year of 2010, the L. C. Tyagi Fellowship awards have been given on July 1, 2010. Ms. Geeta Rajput and Mr. Shravan Kumar were given the awards to persue undergraduate education. The award ceremony was presided by Jugal Kabra, Om Kumari Gehlot and Radha Bhatt.