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A New Lens, Jharokha | झरोखा

A New Lens, Jharokha | झरोखा


6 May 2017

It has been 8 months in my project here in Siwan Bihar, and I would like tell everyone about the entire journey, so here it is….

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar

Nutrition Initiative for Poor TB Patients in Rural Bihar


27 Mar 2017

Tuberculosis.  Commonly known as TB, is an infectious disease which can be fatal for the person infected if left untreated. TB usually affects the lungs but…

The People With PRAYOG

The People With PRAYOG


8 Mar 2017

Vijay Kumar Chauhan dropped out from Class V and fled to Amritsar from Bihar, in search of a job to sustain himself and earn some money….

How An NGO In Mumbai Helps School Dropouts To Build Their Skills

How An NGO In Mumbai Helps School Dropouts To Build Their Skills


7 Jan 2017

In my last blog, I talked about the Demographic Dividend/Liability in India and the need to provide skills to the youth who could not complete their…

Rural Immersion For DPS Patna Students

Rural Immersion For DPS Patna Students


7 Dec 2016

Rural Immersion Programme (RIP), the six-days, five-nights long residency at Parivartan, Siwan meant for the students of classes XI from Delhi Public School, Patna began on October…

Our World At TARA

Our World At TARA


28 Nov 2016

I have been working with Technology and Action for Rural Advancement (TARA), the enterprise incubation wing of Development Alternatives Group for the last four months. This…

Madhya Pradesh Turned Out To Be Very Interesting

Madhya Pradesh Turned Out To Be Very Interesting


16 Nov 2016

While in school, we were taught so much about India, its history and geography. The long lists of state capitals, crops grown, languages spoken, population density…

PRAYOG – Professionals Alliance for Youths Growth

PRAYOG – Professionals Alliance for Youths Growth


16 Nov 2016

The founder Mr. Surya Prakash on the first day of the community library PRAYOG is an education initiative working in the villages of Northern Bihar. We…

Working Beside A Toilet

Working Beside A Toilet


21 Oct 2016

Entering my office, climbing my floor, I say a silent prayer wishing no one has yet reached. I check the time again. Skipping breakfast doesn’t feel…

Community Involvement Of A CR Station

Community Involvement Of A CR Station


7 Oct 2016

A spotlight onto the involvement of community in content generation of a CR sation.

Life in a STUDIO

Life in a STUDIO


5 Oct 2016

Clustered ideologies of quitting my basic fundamentals, towards discovering my journey were quite successfully increasing. A few days back I got an opportunity to enter the…

Teachings From An NGO Desk

Teachings From An NGO Desk


27 Sep 2016

Well, not much has changed over my desk except the calendar page and my laptop’s icon density. But this untethered desk has taught me lessons, lessons specific to this…

परिवर्तन कि ओर

परिवर्तन कि ओर


24 Sep 2016

परिवर्तन संस्था में आने से पहले मेरे मन में अनेक प्रकार के सवाल थे | एक अजीब किस्म का डर और साथ ही शिक्षा के क्षेत्र में…

परिवर्तन की शुरुवात

परिवर्तन की शुरुवात


15 Sep 2016

सामाजिक कार्यक्षेत्र मे कार्यरत साथियो के अनुभवो मे शायद ये अनुभव शामिल हो सकता है कि अमूमन कुछ लोगो मे ये जानने की जिज्ञासा या प्रतिक्रिया…

First Steps At Dhriiti – ‘The Courage Within’

First Steps At Dhriiti – ‘The Courage Within’


6 Sep 2016

Dhriiti Office I joined Dhriiti on 2nd August, 2016 as an India Fellow with lots of excitement and hope, to get an exposure in the space of…

Green Building – The DA Experience

Green Building – The DA Experience


6 Sep 2016

One afternoon, in the brief patch of sunshine in an otherwise rainy and cloudy day, I came out on the balcony of my organisation Development Alternatives…

Wisdom Over Intelligence

Wisdom Over Intelligence

SECMOL Alternative School (SAS) We are made wise not by the recollection of our past, but by the responsibility for our future. – George Bernard Shaw…

Sonam Wangchuk : The Real Idiot

Sonam Wangchuk : The Real Idiot

Illustration by Saurabh Mehta, 2010 India Fellow of Suryanarayanan (2015 India Fellow) & Mentor Sonam Wangchuk I’m fascinated by those rare people in history who manage…