ABSTRACTThis project reportdeals with study and development of ecovillage. We define ecovillage as Ecovillage is that modern energyaccess acts as a catalyst for development in education, health, security,productive enterprise, environment that in turns support further improvement inenergy access. Ecovillage is a settlement which combines socioculturalenvironment with a low–impact way of living.

Eco villagedevelopment is necessary for reduction in usage of fossil fuel and increase inusage in renewable energy (E.g. hydropower, solar, wind, tidal, wave energy),usage of bio-fuels, shifting to public transport system (rail, buses) andnon-motorize transport (cycling and walking), advance hybrid or electricvehicles. Usage of energy efficient applications, active and passive solardesigns, improve insulation, usage of natural building materials. Expandedrainwater harvesting, water storage and conservation techniques, water re-useand re-cycling techniques.

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The ecovillage concept aims to realize its goalthrough providing policymaker with insightful, bottom-up analyses of thechallenges of village development. Key words: Ecovillage,Sustainability, Communities of Practices.INTRODUCTIONAneco-village is a sustainable human settlement with all aspects of life,including the cultural, ecological and social dimensions. In India there are6,00,000 villages out of them 1,25,000 are backward so there is a need fordesigning and building the village as an eco-village.

The eco-village providingsustainable family relationship without disturbing the environment. The visionof eco-village is development in education, health, sanitation, clean water.Now a day, our government gives focus on ecovillage and implemented the schemeof develop the village and achieve the economy.

Ecovillage will serve as betterengines of economic growth to eco-village producing goods and services. Thefocus on ecovillage on human life, nature and reduce the migration of people.India lives in its village said Mahatma Gandhi, a great freedom fighter andvisionary leader of India. Initially the concept of development of village isof Mahatma Gandhi that is Suraj and Swaraj.But now a day it is newly term as aneco-village. We know that India as a developing country with help of eco village.A few ecovillages and transition villages serve as centers of excellence forprevention of natural and environmental disaster.

The eco-village conceptrealized its goal through of providing policy maker with analysis of thechallenges of eco development. At present one of the major challenges in Indiais growing population and rapid urbanization.AIMSAND OBJECTIVE·        To develop techniques for alternative energythrough solar & biogas. ·        To understand the principles of Eco-village,Sustainable development techniques, Green building materials & itsapplications.

·        To proposed green spaces & plantations withAgro based activities.·        Relationship between present and futuredevelopment.·        To focus on low impact on human life and onnature·        To improve the standard and quality of living ofthe backward.NEED OF STUDY·        It provides sustainable family relationship withoutdisturbing the environment.·        To solve the problem of energy shortage in rural area.·        To solve the problem of soil and water conservation.·        To manage municipal solid waste.


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