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Nishant Paul

2014 fellow, worked in Kumaon Grameen Udyog, Mukteshwar - in the domain of fruit processing for better prices to marginal farmers in Uttarakhand (Himalayan belt)
The City Of Dead Dogs And Hearts

The City Of Dead Dogs And Hearts


30 Aug 2016

Ages and ages before Adam Smith came up with his theory that revolutionized how humans produce things together on a mass scale through industries, and also…

Sight-Seat

Sight-Seat


27 Sep 2015

I live in Bhuj now. Not exactly, but I live in Mankua, a village on the outskirts of the city. I have started working with an…

Livelihoods Of Likelihood

Livelihoods Of Likelihood


31 May 2015

When the modern ways of development and progress permeate an isolated society, they are bound to offset their traditional ways of being and without a natural evolution make…

So Shall You Not Reap

So Shall You Not Reap


13 Apr 2015

Orange-wet fingers and palms were licked one by one as I burped on the last of the mango seeds whose fruit tissues I had ripped off….

Individualistic Collectivist

Individualistic Collectivist


7 Mar 2015

Some moments I would feel alone, not lonely, alone. It took me a long time to be able to differentiate between the two. Once I understood…

Pahaadi Measurement of Time And Distance

Pahaadi Measurement of Time And Distance


24 Dec 2014

My T-shirt and the only surviving pair of jeans (I have lost a lot of weight, thankfully!) had stains all over them and I was staring…

Impact’s  Assessment

Impact’s Assessment


19 Nov 2014

There is a great difference between reality and our theoretical knowledge about the same. To what extent is there a difference can only be known once…

Warping Time

Warping Time


22 Sep 2014

Warping time is equally an old concept as much as it is new. Modern times’ way of warping time is quite limited in its scope, and…

Consistency Of Jams And Projects

Consistency Of Jams And Projects


19 Aug 2014

Consistency of a jam is nothing but a measure of its fluidity. Right consistency yields the utmost satisfaction to the palate. Two raw materials are responsible…

Loosening The Grip

Loosening The Grip


19 Jul 2014

Falling water has a charm to it. And from wherever it may fall, it is a sight to behold. Rain is essentially falling water. Its sound…

For The Right Reasons

For The Right Reasons


14 Jul 2014

I hated travelling more than anything else. Before the fellowship started, we were asked to give preferences for projects and I did not give the travel-intensive…

They Find Ways

They Find Ways


27 Jun 2014

To be driven to places is easy. Walking to them seems not. A visit to a village can be the most humbling and realization-invoking experience anyone…