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बढ़ सकता है लॉक डाउन – राजेश टोपे, स्वास्थ्य मंत्री, महाराष्ट्र

महाराष्ट्र में लगातार कोरोना पॉजिटिव के मामले बढ़ रहे हैं, देश के दूसरे राज्यों से तुलना करें तो महाराष्ट्र सबसे अव्वल है। देश में लॉक डाउन है, देश की आर्थिक राजधानी मुंबई समेत पुणे सबसे ज्यादा प्रभावित है। अब तो एशिया की सबसे बड़े स्लम धारावी में भी मामले आने लगे जो बेहद चिंताजनक...
Chetna Kaura, Publicis Sapient

Project TRANScend: CSR for Empowerment of Transgender Community

The TRANScend project addresses gender-based violence and enhances the social inclusion and acceptance of transpersons in India by focusing on actions like sensitizing companies and educational institutions towards transgender issues and capacity building of transgender community organizations in advocacy and resource mobilization. To this account, Ms Chetna Kaura, Corporate Social Responsibility Lead, Publicis Sapient, in...

ख़ुशख़बरी – कोरोना टेस्ट के लिए मेड इन इंडिया का देसी किट तैयार, अब सस्ते में होगा कोरोना टेस्ट

कोरोना वायरस के बढ़ते प्रकोप और 21 दिनों के लिए जारी लॉक डाउन के बीच पुणे से देश के लिए एक अच्छी ख़बर आई है। भारत में अभी तक कोरोनावायरस के टेस्ट के लिए विदेशी किट का इस्तेमाल हो रहा था। जो काफी महंगी भी थी, ऊपर से जरूरत के हिसाब से मौजूद भी...

यूपी के लखनऊ मंडल में कोरोना का कोई नया केस नहीं

देश के सबसे बड़े राज्यों में शुमार यूपी की राजधानी लखनऊ से कोरोना को लेकर बड़ी और अच्छी खबर ये है कि पिछले कुछ दिनों से कोरोना के एक भी नए मामले सामने नहीं आये है। जिस तरह से पूरे देश में लगातार कोरोना वायरस की महामारी छाई हुई है, गनीमत लखनऊ मंडल का...

World Wetlands Day: Anup Mathew on Mangrove Conservation

World Wetlands Day marks the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on 2 February 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. The 2020 theme for World Wetlands Day is an opportunity to highlight wetland biodiversity, its status, why it matters and to promote actions to reverse its loss. On this account, Mr Anup Mathew, Sr. Vice President &...

Bhubaneswar Transforming into Child-Friendly City: Rushda Majeed, Representative of India, BvLF

Bernard van Leer Foundation (BvLF) is an independent foundation working worldwide to inspire and inform large scale action to improve the health and well-being of babies, toddlers and the people who care for them. The foundation identifies bold leaders from diverse backgrounds and supports them and their teams to take large-scale action. Over the last...

We are working with 3.75 lakh children and young people: Jayant Rastogi, Global CEO, Magic Bus

Founded by Matthew Spacie in 1999, Magic Bus is one of the largest poverty alleviation programmes in India, working with more than 375,000 children and young people in 22 states and 77 districts of India. The organization equips children and young people in the age group of 12 to 18, with the skills and...

No student should miss a career opportunity: Ketan Deshpande, Founder Chairman & CEO, FUEL

FUEL (Friends Union For Energising Lives) is a non-profit organisation focused on assisting students with education and career opportunities. In an exclusive interview for our print magazine, Ketan Deshpande, Pavate Research Fellow at University of Cambridge, UK Ashoka Fellow, Founder Chairman & CEO, FUEL, talked about gaps in the higher education system, working with...

Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power: The Business of Business Is Responsible Business

"Today companies in India are realising the importance of technologies that offer a win-win solution in terms of moving beyond business compliance to achieving leadership in demonstrating care for safety, environment and well-being of all stakeholders," says Praveer Sinha who has over three decades of experience in the power sector and has been credited...

Close to 20% of the world’s adolescent girls live in India: Jessica Posner, CEO, Girl Effect

Girl Effect is a creative non-profit working to support girls through adolescence and empower them to make positive choices so they can reach their potential. Founded by the Nike Foundation in 2004, Girl Effect is now an independent organisation working from nine global locations and active in over 50 countries. Using a unique understanding of...

We Don’t Give Fish But Teach People How to Fish: Radha Goenka, Director, RPG Foundation

Right to Education has certainly increased the number of school enrolments in India, in return improving the literacy rate in the last decade. However, it has done little to reduce unemployment rates. Unemployability of the youth, and technology development has made it necessary to implement skill development programs. However, there is a need to...

We are partnering with state governments across India: Caroline Boudreaux, Founder, Miracle Foundation

There are 8 million children living in child care institutions and 85% of them have a living parent or a relative. Research shows that children who grow up in Child Care Institutions are at a high risk to suffer from Poor Cognitive Development, have difficulty in forming emotional bonds with others, and also undergo...

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