Econiture: Turning plastic waste into eco-friendly furniture

It’s a story of a startup by four friends who thought of exploring the ways to change the mindset and uprise the ways to tackle plastic waste in our daily lives. In 2017, these youngsters from Amravati, Maharashtra, pitched in Rs 5 lakh each to build a venture that aimed to minimise the amount of […]

Transforming Education for Human Flourishing

Am I being a part of the problem or part of the solution? (This is a good question to ask ourselves  on a daily basis.)   Namaste, I am Meghana Musunuri, The founder – chairperson of Fountainhead Global School and Jr College, Hyderabad. I am here to share my story on how small changes can […]

Transformational Project of Global Importance for Students

“Youth are the future: neglecting them would be akin to neglecting the future” ~  Decarbonize Decolonize Youth The transformational project that I spearheaded as a Country Representative and Project Facilitator was about “Climate Change”. The objective of this project was to enable the students (Under 18 years) of India to initiate awareness and action by […]

Delhi Man Turns Wasteland Into Model Lake in a Year, For Half The Usual Cost Delhi Man Turns Wasteland Into Model Lake in a Year, For Half The Usual Cost

Only a year ago, of snow-white toxic foam floating over the Yamuna river in Delhi had shocked the world, waking it up to the reality of the water population in the country’s capital. According to the Delhi Jal Board (DJB), one of the main reasons behind this situation was untreated sewage, something that the […]

Netizens Want Padma Shri For This 69-Year Old Paralysed Man From Kerala

NS Rajappan from Manianikkara, Kottayam has been collecting discarded plastic waste from the Vembanad Lake for the past 5 years. Although he doesn’t own a boat, he hires a tiny one every day and sets out early in the morning to collect plastic bottles dumped in the waters. He couldn’t bear to see the plastic […]

RFID Card and QR code based Household-level Multipurpose Tracking System (RHoMuTS)

Transparency and efficiency through extensive use of technology has become the fundamental principle of all reforms in the governance today. Though financial sphere of governance has been transforming very rapidly throughout the country, basic administrative aspects and office procedures, being much more complicated, perhaps have taken a back seat. Considering this situation, Dhule district administration […]

Shun Plastic, Save water.. All while creating Rural Jobs

District Hoshiarpur has undertaken a small and unique initiative to generate a livelihood based solution for the problem of excessive use of plastic   The administration under Additional Deputy Commissioner Development has converged the scheme of State Rural Livelihood Mission, Mission Tandarust Punjab, Jal shakti Abhiyaan and Ghar Ghar Rozgar to achieve a movement towards […]

This 7-YO Ludhiana Boy is Waging War Against Single-Use Plastic & Winning It Too!

At first sight, Aayaan Aggarwal would pass off as any other happy-go-lucky child, for whom the world is a curious place that has many wonderful mysteries and things to offer. But the 7-year-old from Ludhiana has been actively spearheading an anti-plastic crusade across the city during a time when the harmful effects of the toxic […]

Digital Literacy for poor SHG members ,

We are working at North Sundarban area of West Bengal .Lots of problems like health ,Education ,Income Generation eyc present here.Due to poverty, the local peoples  are unable to learn about digital literacy.We have decided to provide free digital literacy to  the poor SHG members so that they can earn their breads through their digital […]