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Enabling Suaba with Light and Education

First published in TERI (TERRAGREEN, MARCH 2017) by Ms Paromita Pain It is hard to find the Suaba village of Odisha on maps. Suaba had little access to electricity for a long time and the only school in the village had... Continue Reading →

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‘Good for the country, not good for the poor’: Delhi’s marginal folk struggle with demonetisation

Originally posted @ http://scroll.in/article/823692/good-for-the-country-not-good-for-the-poor-delhis-marginal-folk-struggle-with-demonetisation Authors: Harsh Mander,  Anirban Bhattacharya,  Nandini Dey,  Vivek Mishra (Batch 2013-15) In markets, labour addas and homeless shelters, people struggling to make a living have been over the edge by the cash crunch. Early on a... Continue Reading →

Majuli Needs a Leader

Posted by Dharamjeet Kumar (dharamjeet.kumar14@apu.edu.in) on December 16th, 2016 in 2016-17, Clinton Fellowship Blog Imagine this, a nice comfortable house with a backyard for some gardening. Then a bigger farm to produce enough for self-consumption as well as selling some to bear... Continue Reading →

Living with Floods

Originally Posted by Dharamjeet Kumar (dharamjeet.kumar14@apu.edu.in) on November 16th, 2016 in 2016-17, Clinton Fellowship Blog I have lived in 14 states of India before coming to Assam and it was my first opportunity to enter into the north-east frontiers of the... Continue Reading →

Rachel – Class of 2013-15

Originally posted at http://www.thebetterindia.com/73663/tbi-blogs-break-silence-abuse-speak-up-stand-up/ Neha’s suicide was the jolt I needed. She had been my junior at Azim Premji University where we both did our Masters. In my final year, her colourful dupattas and cheerful smiles had always caught my eye.... Continue Reading →

Beech ka Raasta

Practices in the Primary Education Bureaucracy Ashwin (ashwin.vs13@apu.edu.in) is a graduate of the Azim Premji University and works with the Madras Institute of Development Studies, Chennai. This field study from Sirohi district, Rajasthan, reveals that, faced with staff shortages, resource... Continue Reading →

Farm-based social enterprises

Article reposted from YourStory How farm-based social enterprises are changing what was once a stagnant sector It is a long-held view that innovation in the farming sector in India has meagrely progressed since the green revolution of the 60s and... Continue Reading →

The Master Stroke- Fawaz Jaleel

Fawaz Jaleel's short story has been published in an anthology book that released on 16th May 2016. The new stock will be on Amazon soon. Meanwhile, it is available here  bit.ly/TheMasterStrokeBook Brief on THE MASTER STROKE Welcome to the lands... Continue Reading →

Gubbachi – A Community of Learners

Gubbachi Learning Community was established by APU Alumni in mid-2015 to (i) enable the educational inclusion of the disadvantaged out of school children, typically from migrant and deprived families, in collaboration with the public education system (ii) facilitate empowerment of the family... Continue Reading →

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