DRCSC, Working on Sustainable Agriculture Practices and Methods since 1982!

 Publications

Sanbad Pariseba

Sanbad Pariseba
This monthly newsletter in Bengali on environment, natural resource management (NRM), sustainable agriculture etc.

Debacle

Hater Kache Osudh
A booklet on herbal remedies of minor ailments based on information collected from our project areas.

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Banglar Shak
A precise study on Bengali spinach. Added by taxonomical names, diagrams, health benefits and ailment cure detail.

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Mushroom Chas
An exhaustive book in Bengali on mushroom cultivation, spawn production, mushroom varieties, preparation of food items with mushroom etc.

Debacle

Pusti
A handbook on daily nutrition

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Sabji Bagan - Keno O Kivabe
This booklet describes how to grow a small vegetable garden in our homestead...

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Bashbhumi
A bi-monthly newsletter in Bengali having lesson plans on environmental topics for teachers to work with groups of children in the action-learning process and send feedbacks.

Debacle

Bashbhumi (Eng)
A compilation of feedbacks of activities done by children on a specific environmental topic. The booklets are available in both English and Bengali.

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Gharoa Baganer Sabji
This publication focuses on 32 leafy vegetables which can be found easily, have high nutritious value...

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Ecological Vision
A bi-monthly newsletter in Bengali having lesson plans on environmental topics for teachers to work with groups of children in the action-learning process and send feedbacks.

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The Fireflies
A compilation of case studies on Biofarms. Compiled, edited and pubished by AICP on Biofarm. Catalysed and supported by DST, Govt of India.

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Nakshi Katha
This publication contains some casestudies on Organic Farming..

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Paribesh Bijyan
A skill and competency based teacher's manual in Bengali, based on curriculum of class vi, vii & viii on how to conduct Environment Science classes effectively. A must for all Environment Study teaches and educators

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Prakritir Pathe
This booklet deals with the darker side of Green Revolution, the ecological menace caused by it and methods of sustainable environment-friendly agriculture.

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Badle Jachhe Jalbayu
This publication deals with climate change issue. To combat with this challenging issue, everybody has a role to minimize the effects of climate change. This booklet consist some guidelines which everyone should follow...

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Gene Phasal
A handout on GM menace

Debacle

Deshaj Beej Pangi 
A native seed showcase
Editor: Sanjib Chatterjee
Illustration- Abhijit Das
Typesetting- Sipra Das
28 Pages, Rs.40/-

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Tathyapanji  
Spinach & vegetables - consumption on collection

Edited by: Subrata Kundu
Design: Abhijit Das

Pustikar khabr

Pustikar Khabar 
A handbook on nutritious vegetables and foods which can be made easily at home for growing children

Beej Samrakshaner Sahayika

Beej Samrakshaner Sahayika 
This booklet highlights diversity within different vegetables and examines why it is important to protect it. It covers the basics of seed production - what is a good seed, what is a pure seed and why 'maintaining purity', which is not a traditional practice, is necessary today.

 

 

 
Bio-farm publication series

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Farm Design
A mentor to easy farming. Farming aids in varied agro-climatic region inclusive of designs. (On process to revised version)

Debacle

Rice-fish farming 
The rice-fish farming system is one of the approaches to Low-external Input Rice Production...at the same time the stocked fish provides an environmentally friendly way of controlling pests... (out of print)

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Integrated Farming System-A Concept Note
Integrated farming is an improved version of that mixed cropping, where not only crops, but all types of plants and animals (including aquatic plant and animal), insects are utilized for production...(On process to revised version)

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Soil - A Manual
It is an unconsolidated mineral matter that has been subjected to and influenced by genetic and environmental factors- parent material, climate, organisms and topography, all acting over a period of time. (out of print)

Debacle

Multipurpose Trees in Integrated Farming 
Multipurpose trees are those species of trees which can potentially make more than one functional contribution to the whole farm. (out of print)

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Nurturing common lands
If we want to develop a self-sustainable integrated farm clusters we have to think of generating resources out of these community owned common property... (out of print)

 Micro Credit / SHGs related books

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Khelte Khelte
This publication is a collection of ice-breaking and group consolidation games for Self Help Groups

Debacle

Prashiksaker Prastuti 
This publication of DRCSC regarding training of trainers is a concise handbook for the trainers.

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Swanirvar Daler Khatapatra Rakhar Sahaj Nirdeshika
This publication discusses how to maintain day-to-day accounts of Self Help Groups

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Salpabitya Samsthar Arthik Byabasthapana
This publication deals with Financial Management of Micro Finance Institutions.

Debacle

Notun Sakal 
The encouraging story of the gril and determined effort of the wife of a worker whose factory had closed down, of how she joined a self help group, started a small business and saved the family from disaster.

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Sangha Bikash Prashikshan
A training modules on cluster development for Self Help Groups (SHGs)

 NGO Movement & Development

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Unnyaner Khoje NGO
This publication focuses on NGO movement, it's a compilation of some write-ups of different social activists on NGO movement

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Unnayaner Galpo 
An anthology on alternative development initiatives

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Nagarik Rajniti Unnayan
Critique on civil society dynamics...

 Right To Information

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Tathya-r Adhikar Manual
A manual on Right To Information, it contains history of RTI, details of RTI Act, important govt. contacts related to RTI documents etc.

Debacle

Tathya-r Adhikar Ayne 
This handbook on RTI Act 2005 in Bengali. Translated by DRCSC. Originally published by CHRI.

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Tathyer Adhikar- PIO
This booklet contains a comprehensive list of related Public Information Officers (PIOs) of all govt. departments of West Bengal

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Prashna Uttar-e Tathya-r Adhikar
This booklet contains some very common and important questions and their answers on RTI, one can easily understand.

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Tathya-karmi Sahaika  
A guide on RTI for information providers. Frist published: August, 2009

 

 
 

 Science around us series

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The Science of Transportation
Science around us series, booklets-I & II. This series describe the amazing acheivements in the field of S&T communication, stimulating scientific temper and

Debacle

The Science of Construction 
developing scientific capability amongst the people. This two booklets of the series deal with transportation and construction technology.

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The Science of Kitchen
Science around us series, booklets-III & IV. This series describe the amazing acheivements in the field of S&T communication, stimulating

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The Science of Chemicals
scientific temper and developing scientific capability amongst the people. This two booklets of the series deal with Kitchen and Chemicals.

Debacle

The Science of Garden  
Science around us series, booklets-V. This booklet of the series deal with Gardening.