‘Housing for All’ Means Nothing for India’s Migrant Workers

By Sangeeth Sugathan (MADev, 2014-16) and Nivedita Jayaram First posted on: https://thewire.in/222993/housing-for-all-migrant-workers/ Earning less than a living wage, migrant workers resort to living in the open, in shared and cramped rented rooms, or within the workplace. Migrant workers living inside a garment processing unit, Narol, Ahmedabad. Credit: Jagjit Singh " data-medium-file="https://i1.wp.com/cdn.thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/11112851/Worksites-copy.jpg?fit=300%2C199&ssl=1" data-large-file="https://i1.wp.com/cdn.thewire.in/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/11112851/Worksites-copy.jpg?fit=1024%2C678&ssl=1" /> The Union... Continue Reading →


सुखलाल और मैं

Shehnaz (shehnaz@apu.edu.in) मैं करीब डेढ़ साल से छत्तीसगढ़ के आदिवासी बहुल क्षेत्र दंतेवाड़ा के सरकारी स्कूलों में काम कर रही हूँ| वैसे तो मैं मुख्यतः माध्यमिक स्कूलों के शिक्षकों और बच्चों के साथ काम करती हूँ परन्तु जब कभी भी मुझे माध्यमिक स्कूल से थोड़ा समय मिलता है तो मैं अपने माध्यमिक विद्यालय के एकदम... Continue Reading →

Experience sharing..

APU is that one place that changed my life in a very big way. I had read Economics before that at the number one college in the country. While everyone around me at that time was focused on getting the highest paying jobs at banks, I found myself disillusioned with the world...particularly the idea of... Continue Reading →

An Intervention Succeeds with Sacrifices of People behind the Scenes

Originally posted @ http://aif.org/2017/02/an-intervention-succeeds-with-sacrifices-of-people-behind-the-scene/ By  Dharamjeet Kumar (M A Development, 2012-14) What are the qualities in a personality that can determine his ability to become an agent for social change? My professor whose words inspired me – and I have been using those words as light whenever I find myself in darkness – once said: “A set... 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 the living expenditure for rest of the year. But what if I say that each... 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 country. Assam is like an entrance to a group of states which follows a culture... 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 and community in which the children are located and (iii) through evidence and engagement, influence policies... Continue Reading →

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