Entries by Neelam Gaikwad

Black Day Observance at NCCI Campus, Nagpur

All NCCI Staff members observed “Black Day” on August 10, 2016 at the NCCI Campus, Nagpur to  protest about the continual negligence of the government to the cry for the rights of Dalit Christians and Muslims in the country.  In his address, Mr. Pradip Bansrior, Executive Secretary- Dalit and Tribal/ Adivasi Concerns,  highlighted the injustice […]

A Relevant Diaconal Intervention for Youth Today

Workshop on ‘Youth for Peace’ 23rd July 2016, Aruppukottai, Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu A one-day workshop on Relevant (Diaconal) Mission for Youth under the theme “Youth for Peace” was held on 23rdJuly 2016, at Church of South India (CSI) Parish Hall, Aruppukkottai, Virudhunagar District, Tamilnadu. The Unity, Mission and Evangelism Unit and the Youth Unit of National Council of […]

Indian Churches’ Pilgrimage of Green-justice…

The National Council of Churches in India and the Church’s Auxiliary for Social Action has jointly initiated a pilot programme with four local congregations to address the climate justice issue, thereby accompanying them in their journey towards becoming ‘green congregations’. This programme is an outcome of the National Church Leaders’ Consultation on ‘Ecumenical Diaconia at […]

National Council of Churches in India congratulates Mr. Bezwada Wilson

National Council of Churches in India congratulates Mr. Bezwada Wilson, 50 year old renowned campaigner for abolition of the dehumanising practice of manually cleaning human excreta and toilets, being honoured with the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 for “asserting the inalienable right to a life of human dignity.” Mr. Wilson is the National Convener of the […]

Tribal and Adivasi Sunday Celebration on 7th August 2016

Respected Ecumenical Colleagues, Warm greetings from National Council of Churches in India! Over the years Tribal and Adivasi Sunday has been celebrated in many parts of our country invsensitizing the local congregation on Tribal and Adivasi Concerns. Thanks to the enormous support we have received from across the churches, dioceses, parishes and institutions in celebrating […]

‘Black Day’ observance on 10th August 2016

Dear Friends,   Like every year, National Council of Churches in India encourages the member Churches and organisations to proactively participate in observing the ‘Black Day’ on 10th August to raise our protest to the continual negligence of the government to the cry for the rights of Dalit Christians in the country. The infamous Presidential (Scheduled […]