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“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”

“It Is My School And It’s My Responsibility”


15 Dec 2017

The thought started when I overheard a conversation between 2 mothers (M1) mother 1 asked (M2) mother 2 “what is your son studying?” M2 said, “he…

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning

Fear Is The Biggest Deterrent To Learning


14 Dec 2017

It is said that 65% of the population of India live in rural areas. The major concern across of educators in India is to make the…

A Phenomenon Called ‘Office-cum-Home’

A Phenomenon Called ‘Office-cum-Home’


14 Dec 2017

Yes… I totally get to work in my pyjamas No… I don’t use the office wi-fi a lot because most of the time it does NOT…

Passing The Third Grade – Not As Easy As You Think

Passing The Third Grade – Not As Easy As You Think


11 Dec 2017

Exams. What if I ask you to recall the scene of the whole classroom from your childhood during an examination. I remember when I was in…

Learning From Visionaries – My Mentors At Swasthya Swaraj

Learning From Visionaries – My Mentors At Swasthya Swaraj


10 Dec 2017

All the experiences that I have had in the past, have made me realize that for any organization to sustain itself, there is one extremely important…

Information – An Integral Part Of Communication

Information – An Integral Part Of Communication


29 Nov 2017

Recently as a part of India Fellow, I have been placed in an organization called IDEAL – Centre for Social Justice, based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. It…

Living In The Dark With Pedophilia

Living In The Dark With Pedophilia


23 Nov 2017

There was this one video of a man sodomizing a doll in a shopping mall surfacing for quite a sometime on social media. It was no…

Living With Gratitude

Living With Gratitude


22 Nov 2017

“Let us rise up and be thankful, for if we didn’t learn a lot today, at least we learned a little, and if we didn’t learn…

Cycle Rickshaw Peddlers – A Part Of Our Urban Community

Cycle Rickshaw Peddlers – A Part Of Our Urban Community


19 Nov 2017

“Nai bhaiyaa! Itna nai denge.“ (No we won’t give this much). How many times have we had arguments on these lines? Be it with a shopkeeper,…

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?

What Is Multi-Lingual Education?


17 Nov 2017

This time last year, I was working in one of the finest Educational institutes in India, ISB (Indian School of Business). I interacted with students from…

From Durga to ‘Hudur Durga’: The Other Side Of The Story

From Durga to ‘Hudur Durga’: The Other Side Of The Story


13 Nov 2017

Durga puja – the name is more than sufficient to bring joy and thrill among Bengalis. Durga Puja is not only a festival in West Bengal…

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development

An Inconvenient Truth – Sustainability Within Development


7 Nov 2017

What is sustainable development? In a quest to attain a trade-off between growth and conservation, the Brundtland report in 1987 coined this term, defining it as…

The Flight Of The Sparrow

The Flight Of The Sparrow


6 Nov 2017

On a rain washed sunny morning earlier this month, I found myself on a bus to Alibaug to visit one of our partner centres – Jeevan…

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?

Cracks Beneath The Surface – Education Or Skill Development?


5 Nov 2017

“… education without skills is incomplete and skills without education cannot grow further.” While I have spent the last 3 months working on skill development as…

Voices – Unheard and Unspoken

Voices – Unheard and Unspoken


30 Oct 2017

In spite of having an idea of what mental institutions are like in India, my very first in-patient ward visit in the mental hospital I am…