About Svarnim Puducherry About Svarnim Puducherry Svarnim Puducherry is a multi-faceted project of the Sri Aurobindo Society that aims to initiate and drive a new direction of growth in Puducherry and, eventually, across India. It was created to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s independence on August 15, 2022 and the 150th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo, a prominent leader in India’s independence movement and a pioneer in human evolution.Svarnim Puducherry is an ongoing journey that will encompass various domains. While it primarily aims to be participatory, inviting new ideas for change from the public and turning them into tangible transformations, some of its components will be initiatives already underway within the Society to create sustainable, replicable models of development. Everyone is welcome to participate in these projects.At its core, Svarnim Puducherry is a vision of building Puducherry as a model state, imbued with the spirit and consciousness of the true India. In the design and implementation of each of its components, Svarnim Puducherry aims to embody a pursuit of excellence, beauty, unity, creativity, and the highest human values. Activities of Svarnim Puducherry Svarnim Puducherry aims to establish Centers of Excellence in the following areas: Education, Research, Healthcare, Wellness, Rural Development, Livelihood, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Science and Technology, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Agriculture, Environment, Women’s and Youth Empowerment, Child Development, Inclusion, Sports, Leadership, Governance, and Administration. Major dimensions of Svarnim PuducherrySustainable Economic Growth:The sustainable development of villagesThe transformation of agriculture and livelihood practicesThe development of resilient and sustainable citiesSustainable and ethical business practices and governance Social Transformation:Integral education and skill developmentWomen’s and youth empowermentDisability inclusionIntegral health and wellbeingPromoting innovation and scientific researchPromoting a sustainable lifestylePreserving and restoring natural resources and the environment Cultural Integration:Promoting an inclusive Indian culture in cities and villagesSupporting the arts, music, literature, and cinemaEncouraging sports activities Spirituality in Life:Raising awareness of the key principles of spiritualityEncouraging the dynamic application of true spirituality in individual lives and in society as a wholePromoting an integral approach to lifeRecognizing spirituality beyond the boundaries of religion, caste, creed, gender, or any other distinctions.