IWDI has been taking a leading role to the campaign activities and action programmes with the support of Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of India and the technical guidance from CPR Iyer Foundation, Chennai ,on waste disposal, recycling of wastes, tree plantation and awareness generation activities among Rural & Urban communities.
During the Year 2014-2015, observed the themes in our target area with organized intensive training programme , Human Rally by SHG Members , for making awareness among the young student community film show was organized in schools. Nearly 400 members directly benefitted through these programmes. Theme for this year is “ Combating Desertification, Land Degradation and Drought” keeping in view of Rio+20 Conference in 2012, wherein world leaders recognized DLDD as a serious global challenge impending sustainable development globally and agreed towards as aspiration goal for achieving a land degradation neutral world. The awareness and actions take up under NEAC will contribute towards building the aspiration goal of making India land degradation neutral by 2030.
The following were the themes observed recent years :
(2011-2012) STRENGTHENING SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOOD THROUGH FOREST MANAGEMENT.
(2013-2014) BIO DIVERSITY CONSERVATION.
(2014-2015) COMBATING DESERTIFICATION, LAND DEGRADATION AND DROUGHT.