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Sex Selection drugs in India

CSR: Use Of Sex Selection Drugs In India

According to NITI Aayog, there are 940 females for every 1000 males in India. The ratio hasn’t change much in the last 10 years. India is a patriarchal society where people go to extreme lengths to have a male child. The sex ratio for children in 0-6 years has reached alarming levels. There are...
GM food in India

CSR: GM Food Crops In India

India is the second most populous country in the world which consists of one fifth of the world’s population. According to a UN report, India will become the most populous country in the world surpassing China, with its population reaching up to 1.6 billion people by 2050. There is already food crisis looming over...
senior citizens in India

CSR: Improving The Lives Of Senior Citizens

India has always taken pride in its culture and family values. However, it does not necessarily ensure that the senior citizens are looked after well by their families. There are several cases in India where senior citizens are left stranded by their family members, after feeding them vague tales. The elderly people are either left...
work-life balance

CSR: Work-Life Balance In India V/s the Western Countries

Work-life balance in India is like a dream that has never come true. In the metro cities of India, where people often end up commuting for 6 hours a day and then work for another 8-9 hours, work acquaintances are more privileged than families. Even if the commute is not too extensive, the competition...
Social media icons

CSR: Social Media Pros And Cons

According to Internet Live Stats, about 34.8% of India’s total population, which accounts to 462 million people, use internet. The proportion is not too high, but even then, India has the second largest number of internet users in the world. The number of internet users in the country has drastically grown by 30% since...
blockchain

CSR: Blockchain Technology To Fight Corruption

Blockchain technology has gained a lot of popularity since it was introduced to the mass audience along with Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency released by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2009. There have been many discussions about the potential of this technology and its powers to solve real world problems. Blockchain is a decentralised digital ledger where all the...
Women farmers of India

CSR: Harvesting Water For Saving Farmers’ Livelihoods

Climate change has caused a lot of draughts and unseasonal rainfalls in several parts of the country. Especially in the western state of Gujarat in India, after the earthquake in 2001, the unseasonal rains caused floods in several places, and then droughts hit the state in summer with no water available. This situation caused...
rating the political leaders

CSR: Rating The Political Leaders

Transparency in politics has always been a touchy issue. In India, the availability of structured and organised data about a political leaders is scarce. In order to make a decision to vote, one has to either go through a lot of unorganised and unverified data, or believe the leaders and their promises blindly. In the...
teachers in India

CSR: Teachers In India

Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Azad has said, “If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.” Teachers have always received a lot of respect...
transgender rights

CSR: Empowering Transgender Individuals In A Democracy

It is not a fight for equal rights for the members of LGBTQ community. It is a fight for equal rights for all human beings. The LGBTQ community is one of the most repressed communities in many countries including India. India acknowledged its transgender population for the first time in 2011 census. According to the...
Save The Honey bees

Save The Honey Bees

Honey bees contribute to about 70% of the food that we intake. It is not just the honey that these tiny creatures produce for the human kind, but also aid significantly in the production of vegetables and fruits by pollinating them. The bees are also responsible for pollination of food eaten by animals. Hence,...
Superstitions in India

CSR: Superstitions In India

It has been almost two decades since we have entered the 21st century. Science has advanced so much that humans are actually exploring space tourism. Technology has touched almost everyone in some or the other way. About half a billion people in India have access to internet which has simplified dispersal of information. However, many...
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