Rural education in Uttar Pradesh.
The number of children who DO NOT attend school in India is estimated to be over a 100 million. Rural India accounts for an overwhelming majority of this figure. This extremely disturbing statistic is further skewed by the fact that boys form …..Read More
Where are the girl children?? The cause and consequences of school drop outs in India.
India has more than 50% of its population below the age of 25 and more than 65%below the age of 35. It is expected that, in 2020, the average age of an Indian will be 29 years, compared to 37 for China and 48 for Japan; and, by 2030, India’s …..Read More
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana
Approved for another four years (2016-2020) to benefit 10 million youth Allocated Budget 12,000 Crores. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) is the flagship scheme of the Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE)……Read More
Crisis and Hope: The War between Public Health and Patenting
Ellen T’Hoen, former executive director of the Medicines Patent Pool, recounted a story of crisis and hope. In 2002, there was a young man, a Kenyan social scientist, who was diagnosed with HIV……Read More
Vertical farming-why is it important
Vertical farming is the practice of producing food and medicine in vertically stacked layers, vertically inclined surfaces and/or integrated in other structures (such as in a skyscraper, used warehouse, or shipping container)…….Read More
Beginner’s farmer training on Hydroponic farming
Hydroponics is a method of growing plants in a soilless solution. Because the method is called hydroponics and “hydro” means water, most people think the soilless solution is water. Of course, it can be water, but…..Read More
Saying the Dirty Word Out Loud: Menstrual Health Management in India
There are 335 million menstruating women in India. 23 million women drop out of school every year owing to a serious deficiency in menstrual hygiene management (MHM). Menstruation is the second biggest ….Read More