October 2020

We are at a critical juncture today seeing an increasing concentration on skill based education. There is a greater move to revive learning based vocational training and obtaining industry specific skills. On Gandhi’s 151st birthday, we explore through this article the Gandhian idea of vocational training labelled as Nai Taleem wherein he is linking curriculum […]

The Unheard Pandemic

December 2019, the world has been hit by the worst pandemic which not only took a toll on the lives of many, but also on the economies of different countries. On one hand the pandemic was considered to be a bane for the corporates, the growing economic and world confluences and on the other hand […]

June 2020

As per the IUCN Red List (2018), there are 75 critically endangered and 60 endangered animals in India. Wildlife in our country is confronting the danger of extinction because of illegal trading, excessive poaching, pollution, loss of habitat and deforestation. Our team felt that despite some major government initiatives, importance of wildlife conservation hasn’t been […]

Will Covid -19 Exacerbate Child Labour Situation In India?

Incidence of child labour (5-14 years) as reported in Census 2011 witnessed significant reduction as compared to 2001. Reduction in the incidence of child labour is indeed a good news, but seeing more than four million children working in India is quite disheartening.  Child labour is a human rights issue. When a child is employed, she/he is less […]

May 2020

India has been under complete lockdown from 25th of March 2020 to control the spread of COVID-19, making it the most extensive lockdown in the India’s history. The poor working-class/daily wage earners faced the monstrous brunt as the lockdown has severely impacted their livelihood opportunities & forced lakhs of daily wagers/casual labourers out of job. […]

Is It Really Nature’s Comeback?

In the past few weeks, with all the media coverage concentrated on COVID, there have been umpteen number of reports heaving a sigh of relief or gushing on the apparent positive impacts of the lockdown measures on the environment. Photographs of unpolluted rivers and clear skies are doing rounds on social media. People are looking […]

April 2020

With the spread of COVID-19 several countries including India have imposed lockdown. The intention behind the lockdown is to flatten the curve which essentially means spreading the coronavirus cases over a longer time frame thus allowing the healthcare machinery more time to handle the burden. India has been under lockdown for the past one month […]

How SHGs Are Empowering The Rural Women Of Chhattisgarh

Financial Inclusion is one of the major challenge currently faced by the rural people. About 1/3rd of the people in India have no access to financial services, especially in the rural areas. It adversely affects the rural economy, and is one of the key reasons for the community’s backwardness. Research shows that countries with deeper levels […]

March 2020

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February 2020

February 4th is World Cancer Day! This month we took a moment to recognize some amazing people who have battled cancer, beaten it, and now giving their time and energy to help others impacted by the same. One such person is Harmala Gupta, cancer survivor and social activist, who has pioneered cancer support services in […]