Dayalbagh- the Garden of the Merciful has a land expanse of about 1500 acres located in the North of the city of Agra and bounded on the North and West by the river Yamuna. In a city, which is witnessing a burst of housing colonies and shopping areas and where the roads are full of carbon spewing vehicles, the colony of Dayalbagh is clearly playing the role of the Lungs of this heritage city. It has embraced the use and generation of clean energy in a big way- Solar Energy, naturally, becomes the prime resource in this context.


Male Population In Dayalbagh - 51%
Female Population in Dayalbagh - 49%
Under 6 years of age - 8%
Dayalbagh had a population of 3324 People.

Climate of Dayalbagh

The climate in Dayalbagh offers great variations season to season, with extremely hot weather, periods of heavy rainfall and cooler spells during the winter months. It features a semi-arid climate that borders on a humid sub-tropical climate. The weather in Dayalbagh is quite diverse throughout the year. Summer (March to July) is very long and extremely hot at times, with average temperature hitting a maximum of over 43°C during the months of May and June. A heavy rainfall is witnessed during the monsoon months (July to September).

Traditional knowledge Practices in Dayalbagh

Housing and Construction

Indigenous communities have environmental perspective in building houses for their living and constructing facilities for community amenities and functions. Sufficient details are paid attention in order to make houses not only comfortable but also environmentally designed with adequate natural light, ventilation, cooling, heating and structural resilience to withstand disasters like flood, storms and earthquake.



Education plays pivotal role in removing score of social ills, evils and habits prevalent in traditional communities of India. Innovative courses and their delivery systems like Distance Education have made it possible to provide world-class education to the local youth at almost no cost and also simultaneously equip them with vocational skills and entrepreneurial traits good enough to sustain an average, peaceful and health community life.


Social & Welfare Activities

Community living with shared social resources creates a resilient framework for survival and growth in any community. Eco-communities are diverse and rich not only in terms of resources, but, mainly through their mechanism to protect the rights and interest of vulnerable social groups such as Old age people, Child and Women. With the aid and support of government agencies and Educational and social organisations, various welfare oriented measures have been taken to uplift the general economic standards and lives of people living in these communities.



Bio-fertilizers, Crop Cycle-Crop Management, Indigenous Farming practices and tested agricultural know-how are some of the dimensions indicating the richness, diversity and growth of agriculture sector in traditional communities particularly located in disaster-prone areas. Not only providing for the local employment but, it also caters immensely to the secondary and tertiary sectors as resources supply point.

Medicinal Plants and Bio-Diversity:

The rich reservoir of precious plants and biological resources abundantly distributed and inherited by the Eco-communities in India serves as back-bone for the sustainability of socio-economic systems. The extracts of plants are not only used extensively as medicines in the households but also supplied to the local or outside industries for formulation, manufacturing and marketing of a range of natural drugs and medicines heavily preferred by millions of people across the world.


Spiritual and Cultural Sustainability

Traditional communities have quite resilient cultural, heritage and spiritual systems with strict social and environmental norms helping them sustaining their identity and longevity over ages and changing times. These norms have ensured cohesiveness in the community as well for setting social structure and hierarchy in terms of division of work and roles shared mutually across various gender and age groups.


Indigenous Industries and Employment

Optimal utilization of traditional skills and craftsmanship fused harmlessly with economic competitiveness is at the core of promoting traditional industries and employments in eco-communities of India. The thrust is to make local artisans and youth, adequately adept in requisite traits and competencies to explore self-livelihood at native place without migrating to urban locations. Agro and allied industries also flourish as a result of abundance of resources available domestically.

Green Technology

Green Technology includes a variety of innovative inventions, ideas, methods and practices having blend with traditional and modern know-how as possessed by Eco-Indigenous communities and which capitalizes maximum on resources available locally. It develops on the basic premise of preserving and protecting social and ecological balance with that of growing necessities and challenges of modern life.

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