The Consequence Of Accumulated Experience

The Consequence Of Accumulated Experience

If you have a few strands of grey hair on your head, then you may not like a wild idea coming your way. Or perhaps a new solution to the old problem, definitely not the old solution to the old problem. This has little to do with the idea or the solution. It is what I...

The Everyday Lives Of The Residents Of Panna Tiger Reserve

Kathari village inside the buffer zone of the Panna forest reserve Panna National Park is spread over Panna and Chattarpur districts of Madhya Pradesh, within an area of 542 km. The community living in the forest of Panna are mostly from Raj Gond and Saur Gond. The...

My Fellowship Take Away: Realization Before Execution

Working at the grassroots often provides the necessary so called 'kick' to continue to work with even more enthusiasm and energy. The feeling is quite understandable as it becomes much more easier to empathize and experience 'their' pain and the subsequent change our...

The Pathway To Contextual Learning In Tribal Chattisgarh

The Pathway To Contextual Learning In Tribal Chattisgarh

“Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one”Malcolm Forbes Education develops curiosity and exposes us to the vicinity of immense knowledge. Knowledge grows and changes as one feeds on it. The constant pursuit to capture, codify and communicate...

Student Leadership In Rural Bihar

Student Leadership In Rural Bihar

Image courtesy Flickr. Education the huge population of the country remains one of the daunting challenges since Independence. Also, it will not be unfair to say, we have not done well thus far. Leadership is often seen as a quality which is inherent in one and a...

How Dark Is Dark Enough?

How Dark Is Dark Enough?

Bindal river - Govind Ghar slum, Dehradun Stepping over the bricks placed strategically on the puddles, we walked through the lane about two feet wide with double storeys built on both sides. It suddenly opened into a small courtyard where a few families were...

Women And Panchayati Raj Institutions

Empowerment is a process which encourages individuals to take their own decisions. It also includes financial as well as social freedom to bring change in their communities. With respect to women withstanding their rights and entitlements as citizens of our country,...

Pre-Primary And Primary Education – The Crisis And The Solutions

Pre-Primary And Primary Education – The Crisis And The Solutions

With this post, I'm trying to explore the education system in India, the way it has changed over the years and various government policies as well as schemes implemented for the improvement of this system. A lot of non-profit organisations have played a major role. I...

My Year In Poetry

My Year In Poetry

The faces that came along this year I can’t believe it will soon be a year for me in Raigad. In the most nostalgic tone of Mr. Olivander of Harry Potter, “It seems only yesterday I was walking down the market, buying my first mattress”. I remember my initial days, how...

The Dark Night(s)

The Dark Night(s)

6 PM As a new chapter began on a partly chilly October night,With a friend by my side,I embarked on a journey,Thought to myself that I’ve finally taken flight. This year I am to do something new,From a bird's eye view,I am to scour through the land, Sometimes finding...

कुछ नए जीवन सिद्धांत

single story के आधार पर हम किसी भी व्यक्ति या देश या समूह या जाती या लिंग के लिए रूढ़िबद्ध धारणा बना लेते जीवन में आप कई लोगों को मिलते या देखते हो मगर कुछ लोग होते है जो आप पर एक अलग प्रभाव छोड़ जाते है। उनकी कोई न कोई बात आपके चीज़ो को देखने का नज़रिया बदल देती हैं।...