Entries by Neelam Gaikwad

Open letter to The Prime Minister of India

To Shri Narendra Modi, The Prime Minister of India Dear Prime Minister, Greetings! This is my third letter to you. This letter comes three days after we in the Church have celebrated Pentecost Sunday. The observance of Pentecost reminds us how people need to be empowered by the Spirit of God to bring about transformation […]

PROMOTING GOOD CITIZENRY: BUILDING SECULARISM – A Report

The National Council of India (NCCI) – Youth Concerns in collaboration with the Church of South India (CSI) organised a two-day programme on the theme “Promoting Good Citizenry: Building Secularism” on 4-5 May 2018 at the CSI Synod Center, Chennai, focusing on the rise of intolerance,  promotion of individual responsibility, and building secularism in the […]

NCCI-IDEA observes CCA-Asia Sunday at All Saints Cathedral -Nagpur

Theme: ‘Embracing  People with Disabilities: Upholding Their Dignity’. Greetings from NCCI-IDEA! The Indian Disability Ecumenical Accompaniment of National Council of Churches in India (NCCI-IDEA) along with the Church of North India-Nagpur Diocese observed CCA-Asia Sunday on the theme, “Embracing  People with Disabilities: Upholding Their Dignity” on 20th May 2018 at All Saints Cathedral, Nagpur.  This […]

A Brief Report on Colloquium on Reclaiming the Constitutional and Democratic Rights

Colloquium on Reclaiming the Constitutional and Democratic Rights Jointly organized by India Peace Center, Diocese of Chhattisgarh – CNI and NCCI- Dalit and Tribal/Adivasi Concerns 17th April 2018, Gass Memorial Hall, Raipur (Chhattisgarh) The issue of rising communal unrest in the country and the steady penetration of the Right wing hindutva ideologies have paved an […]

A Fresh Call for Applications to the post of Executive Secretary, NCCI – Policy Governance and Public Witness

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHURCHES IN INDIA A Fresh Call for Applications to the post of Executive Secretary, NCCI – Policy Governance and Public Witness Qualifications Required: A post-graduate degree or its equivalent in Political Science or Economics or Sociology or Law or any related subjects. Having experience in Advocacy and Campaigning on issues of contemporary […]

NCCI mourns for the sad demise of Bishop B. P. Sugandhar, the former Moderator of the Church of South India

Rt. Rev. Dr. B. P. Sugandhar, the former Moderator of the Church of South India, passed away on 05 December 2017. He was residing at Hyderabad after his retirement as the sixth Bishop of the Medak Diocese of the CSI. Bishop Sugandhar was the Deputy Moderator of the CSI for two terms (2000- 2004) and […]

Appeal from NCC Bangladesh.

Dear Friends, We had earlier published the plans and efforts of NCC Bangladesh in responding to the Rohingya Crisis, especially attending to the refugees in Bangladesh. We are now publishing this urgent appeal from NCC Bangladesh. We urge you this Christmas that you remember how Joseph and Mary along with baby Jesus had to flee their […]

Presbyterian Church of India Declaration on Climate Change

Rev.  Laldawngliana,  Moderator  of the  Presbyterian  Church  of  India  (PCI)   officially  released  and  dedicated  the  PCI’s  Declaration  on  Climate Change   in Shillong  on 1st November 2017   during  the  meeting  of the  PCI’s  Peace  &  Justice  Committee  chaired  by  Rev.  Dr.  P. B.  M.  Basaiawmoit,  the  Committee  Chairman. This  is  an  outcome  from  the  One  Day  Consultation  […]