NAYI DISHAYEIN: Winter School on Rethinking Development

NAYI DISHAYEIN Winter School on Rethinking Development …a place to think critically, unlearn, dialogue, explore and evolve pathways towards a just society Background Inequality is deeply entrenched in the social and economic fabric our country today and the gaps are widening at an alarming rate. In 2017 1% of the population held 58% of the... Continue Reading →

The Other side of Development IV – Green Carpet or Green Desert?

(Raghvendra Vanjari, A R Shwetha, Sheetal Patil, Seema Purushothaman, Dhanya Bhaskar) first posted on Sprawling lawns are inviting spaces. Neighbourhood parks, golf clubs and airport surroundings spread these green carpets amidst concrete jungles.  While wealthy use it to play golf, urban poor use lawns in parks for an afternoon siesta. Hospitals, educational institutions, spiritual... Continue Reading →


By John Kurien (Formerly with the Marianad Cooperative and Retired Professor, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum) On 21th June 2017, members of the fishing village of Marianad, Trivandrum District in Kerala State, celebrated the birth centenary of Rt. Rev. Dr. Peter Bernard Pereira. He was the first Indian bishop of the Latin Catholic Diocese of... Continue Reading →

Tejasvita Trust: Program Director

Tejasvita Trust: Tejasvita is focused on identifying and nurturing talented but underprivileged children, who may otherwise never realize their potential due to lack of proper exposure during their early years.Our long-term idea is to plan intervention programs in three age groups: ages 3 - 6, ages 6 -13 and ages 13 - 18. We are currently running our... Continue Reading →

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