Guarding the roots

SECMOL- Integrating Culture & Te...

SECMOL – A Ladakh based initiative that aims to radicalise the Education process. Almost all of us are aware of the impact created by the movie ‘3 idiots’.  It was indeed a masterpiece. Initially, many of us considered education as a process of ‘gaining knowledge’. This movie created a paradigm shift in our insights and redefined our pe [...]

Friends2Support – Friends in ne...

Life is a wonderful gift and to sustain life, blood is something whose importance cannot be described in mere words.  As a general instinct, we don’t really appreciate the need of something unless we run short of it. How many times do you recall someone frantically searching for blood? May be during an operation or may be after a major accide [...]

Rang De – Make a Social Investm...

First of all, pat on your back, that in this fast moving, so called developed era, you have paused to spend your few minutes on this article written merely for a social cause. “Donation” has been quite an easy, quick and efficient way of serving people since ages. But, what if the money you are donating is repaid to you after a ce [...]

Teach for India – Architecting ...

On a casual trip across facebook, my eyes got transfixed at one of the status updates, which read; “Just imagine! What if the cure of a deadly disease like cancer is entrapped in a child’s mind who cannot afford to attain schooling? Would he ever get a chance to explore his potential?” Next thing I remembered was going through the statistics [...]

Bharatlaxmi Gas Stove – A Boon ...

Envision yourself in a village. Odds are you will visualise bullock carts paving their way on dusty roads, farmers pushing themselves on the field to feed the nation, mud houses emitting a sooty smoke, children playing with an innocence you will never see……….Wait! I forgot to mention women. What comes to your mind almost instantly when someo [...]

Teachers as Transformers – Tran...

Teachers as Transformers
“Education is a powerful weapon that can change the world”                                                                                          - Nelson Mandela. So obvious. Isn’t it? Ask anyone about how to solve the problems of our country and one point common in everyone’s answer will be to impart “quality” education. However, my heart [...]

GiveIndia – The Art of Giving

As it is said “a life lived for others is a life worthwile.”We all earn money and spend it for our pleasure. But the happiness of donating a needy is what people hardly experience. There are people in need as well as those who are willing to help. Then why is the case that donations made are always less than expectations? For obv [...]

FarmsnFarmers – Working at the ...

Around 75% of farmers in India fall in category of small & marginal farmers i.e. with small land holding, facing problems like crop selection based on soil type, quality inputs, technological and information unavailability of appropriate farm practices, credit unavailability and  most important challenge is the marketing  of the produce. [...]

Vijay Mahajan

Vijay Mahajan
Vijay Mahajan, one of India’s most successful entrepreneur graduated from IIT Delhi in 1975 and did his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad in 1981. Vijay has been listed in “60 Outstanding Social Entrepreneurs” by the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship at the World Economic Forum 2002; “India’s 50 Most Powerful People” by BusinessW [...]

AVES – Smart Class Rooms for Ru...

India, the agricultural based nation, after 65 years of Independence is able to bring green, silver, and white revolution in production of goods but for better, brighter and sustainable future is fully able to spread the elemental unit of the growth which is primary education. Many of the government policies and agencies have open schools but [...]

Mirakle Couriers – Delivering P...

Mirakle Couriers
It is estimated that India has about 80 lakh (8 million) deaf adults, making us one of the world’s largest deaf population. Only half of them find employment. When they do find employment, for most of them its in the informal sector where they are badly paid, only seasonally hired and treated especially bad for being deaf. Realizing the probl [...]

Parle–G, A dip that’s become an India...

Parle-G, India’s premier glucose biscuit, is much more than the world’s largest selling brand of biscuit. Started way back in 1939, Parle-G is not just the oldest and trusted brand names in India, but also a very great example of a real social enterprise. Parle-G is a biscuit which is consumed by people of all ages, from the very rich to the [...]