Smoke-free Kitchens on the Banks of River Ganga

The Ganga Rejuvenation partnership is helping women living on the banks of the river Ganga in Jharkhand build smoke-free cookstoves in their kitchens, improving women's well-being and health, and reducing the use of firewood. The partnership launched by the Jharkhand government, with the Namami Ganga mission and the central Ministry of Water Resources, River Development is supported by UNDP.

Guardians of the Land

Watch how women farmers in India's north-eastern state of Nagaland are reaping the benefits of sustainable farming practices, improving soil fertility and incomes, and connecting better to local markets. A government of Nagaland partnership with the United Nations Development Programme has improved vegetation cover on over 30,000 hectares of land. The partnership is supported by the Global Environment Facility.

Snapshot: UNDP in 2016

A quick recap of UNDP in 2016 in India From rural housing, to skilling, Ganga rejuvenation, biodiversity conservation, governance and support to implementation of government schemes. Its been an exciting year. Take a look!

India and UNDP: Partnering to Leave No One Behind

UNDP is committed to supporting the Government of India in its vision to leave no one behind. Watch how.