DOBARA : Virtual Wellbeing

This is a story about a mother-daughter duo. This is a story depicting the power and magic of intergenerational collaboration. This is the story of how the DOBARA Senior Wellbeing Network adapted to the 2020 global lockdown. DOBARA, (based in Hyderabad,India), is a non-profit organisation that has been a determined advocate of the ageing community […]

What Are The Available Supports For People With Disability?

As we know, people with disabilities need certain supports to live an independent life on their own. The disabilities can be of various types, but all of them require supports which makes them socially active and independent. There are around 4.3 million Australians who have a disability, and this number is growing as the increasing […]

How Haryana has streamlined the delivery of 500+ schemes and services

Introduction Imagine a senior citizen trying to get her pension but being unable to do so because the name in her bank records doesn’t match her Aadhaar card. The unorganised records can make you picture her waiting in a long line at a government office unaware of process. This confusion is mirrored in citizens across […]

Rachakonda Police of Telangana state- Serving Souls in Covid19 Pandemic

Humaneness and sensitivity have long been perceived to be hidden behind the Khaki. The COVID 19 pandemic brought the nation to a standstill through lockdown. However, the police have geared themselves up in no time to be tough on implementation of lockdown on one hand and to lend a helping hand to those suffering due […]

Gurugram Metropolitan City Bus Limited Acting as Saviour for Gurugram

Gurugram City Bus Service set up as a Special Purpose Vehicle with the joint partnership of GMDA, MCG & HSIIDC commenced service in Gurugram Metropolitan area on September 2, 2018 under the name ‘Gurugaman’. Today, GMCBL has a fleet of 154 low floor, CNG run eco-friendly buses managed at two depots that was operating on […]

‘You Gave Lungs to This Neighbourhood’

‘There is nowhere for us to walk, nor a space for our children to play’, shared a grandparent.  It all started on one ‘Grandparents’ Day’ at DLF Public School. During a candid discussion with few grandparents, Team DLF learnt that most of them were suffering from muscle atrophy, as they have no place to walk. […]

A Mother to the Needy

Shanti Niketan Social Welfare Society Hundreds of helpless, destitute men line the streets of Delhi,  braving the heat and cold, often rendered immobile due to disease or starvation.  Several are mentally challenged, or are old, sick or infirm and are abandoned as they are a burden on their families.  Some are accident victims, left in […]

Bournvita – A Pinch Of Love

BOURNVITA – THE PINCH OF LOVE   This is a true Incident that happened in my life when I was 16 years old .      “It’s ironical to hear oneself called old, even at ninety I suppose !” However, I felt the truth of this statement when I met 70 yr old George in […]

CSR: An Honest Bureaucrat At Work

Once a bureaucrat proves that they are credible, nobody dares to threaten them directly. This is the experience of a brave IAS officer Dr Renu Raj in the state of Kerala. Dr Raj who scored All India Rank 2 in 2014 batch of the UPSC civil services exam in her first attempt, received her first […]