Here are some links that might be useful:
Web India 123
Go to Online Newspapers or World News for more newspapers
Art of Living
The Art of Living Foundation is the largest volunteer based Non-Governmental Organization in the world. The Foundation's service projects, programs on yoga, meditation and stress elimination have benefited over 20 million people representing all walks of life, religions, cultures and traditions.
International Association for Volunteer Effort
19th annual conference. Details on the conference and how to register
NGOs in India
An amazing list of NGOs in India, different catagories such as environment etc.
A website listing NGOs in Ladakh. The main section of this site also has some useful general information.
Sadhana Village, Pune is a voluntary organisation working on an innovative project for the care and rehabilitation of mentally challenged adults. Sadhana is happy to have volunteers come and help out.
The India Tree
All India Travel Forum with advice from locals and visitors, amazing photographs and 100's of articles all about India!
This site has information on volunteer conferences in India
A list of non-profit or government organisations with volunteer opportunities in or around Dharamsala in Northern India
Wildlife and Environmental NGOs
A list of wildlife and environmental ngos in India
Sambhali Project in Rajasthan
Small scale project in Jodhpur with many different tasks for volunteers
ROSE in Uttaranchal
Rural Organisation for Social Elevation, near Almora, several volunteer opportuinites, at a relativly low cost (7 Euro / day + 70 Euro registration fee)
The Amida Trust is a Buddhist charity which runs a primary health care centre in Zambia's eastern province and a school in Delhi, India. Training in UK is required before volunteering in Inida. There is no charge to volunteer in Zambia and accomodation is provided. A variety of skills are required as well as health care skills.