PUBLICATIONS

1. Internal Learning and Monitoring System (ILMS)
This is about self monitoring of Self-Help Groups (SHG). This helps them to assess their own growth by themselves. The ILMS is a self-assessment tool designed to document the data of SHG members, their families and their communities in order to provide an insight into their living conditions. The data collected through this system is imperative for critical analysis of their own situations and will help them to identify their problems and determine their causes. This system intends to record their present situation and facilitates them reflect on the need for the need for change towards a desirable and improved quality of life for themselves, their family members and their communities. Having authentic information and self-analyzed data on their situation will enable the participating groups to effectively plan a desirable and better future for themselves and the village they belong to.

2. Child – Rights Book in Kannada, Pamphlet and posters
This serves as a module for grass root level animators those who are engaged in Child – Rights programme. It briefs about different rights provided under UN declaration on Child Rights. The schemes under the State and Central Govt. for elimination of child labour is given in the text. The posters depict the Rights of the Child and importance of protecting it.

3. Career Advancement Programme – Brochure and Value based leaders for nation building – Booklet
It briefs on various posts available under Karnataka Public Service Commission (KPSC) and Union Public Service Commission (UPSC). It provides information on qualification required, age limit, number of attempt in passing the exam, aptitude etc.

4. Good Governance – Training Module for Trainers (in Kannada)
The RTI Acts 2005, Consumer Protection Act 1986 simplified in Kannada. The manual also contains different case studies connected to the above Acts. It gives the guidelines for Good Governance at village panchayat level. The importance of community’s participation in Gram Sabha (Village Assembly), Jamabhandi (social auditing), and Ward Sabha (village court/assembly) to bring people oriented administration/governing.

5. Minorities in Karnataka and Their legitimate Rights – in Kannada
The book contains constitutional Rights of minorities, the status of minorities and various schemes available under Central/State Govt. for their economic empowerment.

6. A compendium of 1000 NGOs and Resource Persons in Karnataka:
This is in view of promoting networking and collaboration with like-minded NGOs.

7. A Paper on Feticide and Infanticide of a girl child (in Kannada)
This is meant for trainers to educate animators and SHG women.

8. Educational / Training Material (in Kannada)
regarding the water as life – giving and life – sustaining resource. It is meant as a material for training and educating the DSSS staff and others.