A systems approach to democratise quality education in India

  As an advisor to the Government of Jharkhand on public schooling, I spent the past year assessing schools of Ranchi District; interacting with children, teachers, and parents from some of the most remote and destitute parts of the country. 2020 did not just devastate our healthcare systems but it also brought education systems in […]

Samagra Siksha attempts to bridge digital divide

Schools are closed for students since start of the academic year owing to the covid 19 pandemic but in Kerala, education department provided digital classes for all classes starting from first to twelve standard from the very first day of the academic year. Digital classes were telecasted through KITE VICTERS TV channel, a TV channel […]

LetsEndorse: On a mission to create 10,000 MSMEs in India

The MSME sector is called the growth engine of India owing to its huge contribution to the Indian economy. However, the sector faces multiple challenges like lack of access to finances and lack of technical know-how. Mission Swavalamban by LetsEndorse is actively working to solve these problems and fuel the growth of such MSMEs. When […]

Nagaland Students Setup Mini Hydropower Plant, Power Highway Street Lights

Through the heart of Khuzama village in Kohima district, Nagaland, runs the Asian Highway 2, which has street lamps that stand 7-foot tall. Its posts are painted with the motifs of the Angami tribe in colours of red, green, black, white, yellow and orange, among others. This was done to represent the “rich Angami tribe […]

Government and COVID-19: A glimpse into curbing coronavirus outbreak

Written by Ambalika Khanna, CMGAA Panipat   With the Covid on the rise, a hasty nationwide lockdown was enforced as a measure to suppress the spread of this novel virus. This resulted in chaos across the country. There was not one single person whose life had not been affected by the virus. Of course, the […]

Automated seed certification cheers the farm and farmers in Bihar

For any farmer, a seed is a cheap yet critical input for farming. With a fistful of seeds, the farmer launches himself onto the farm, sowing them and reaping the crop that reaches millions.  Seeds are of critical importance in states with primarily agrarian focus. Bihar with 77 per cent (higher than national average) of […]

IAS officer building rural libraries

District Magistrate of Jamtara Jharkhand is converting old, dilapidated buildings into libraries One important reason for our rural areas to be backward in the field of education is the absence of access to libraries. Therefore, the sooner we promote our libraries in the country with our loyalty and vigilance, the sooner we will be able […]