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Swacch

Digital media agency Gozoop has started the campaign Swacchta #ForNewIndia to lead people to take seemingly small tasks of cleanliness for a larger impact. Recently, Honourable Prime minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi, held a session called ‘Champions Of Change’ where he invited young CEOs and entrepreneurs to become a part of policy making and using …

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water ATM

Connaught Place in New Delhi, with its concentric structure and Georgian style buildings, can easily be called the heart of the city. People stand in long queues and muscle through crowds to check out a new shop, an apparel store, a milkshake stand, get reservation at a new restaurant or even try out a new …

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potters

Every morning, Rehman Sumra of Kheralu village in Mehsana district rummages through his wares, salvaging whatever he can, packing them for his annual journey to work. Each passing day brings increased anxiety to the Muslim potter who, like his fellow potters, was hit the worst by the most recent floods in Gujarat. “With the rains having …

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non-electric water purifiers

Manya Kalra and Sana Kharbanda from The Shri Ram School in Delhi managed to raise Rs. 4 lakh to install non-electric water purifiers in the homes of slum dwellers. We often take the availability of clean drinking water in our homes for granted. But, the elixir of life is often a scarce commodity in the …

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Stone2Milestones

A little girl of grade one couldn’t read simple words and usually ended up copying the question instead of the answer, as an attempt to cover her embarrassment. Two adorable kindergarten kids couldn’t read or recognize alphabets when they entered the senior kindergarten of their school. Although, the examples represent seemingly harmless mistakes done by …

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Ananya Saluja

Ananya Saluja is a senior in The Shri Ram School in Haryana who is busy studying for her board examinations. Post that, she wants to pursue Psychology as a subject for her Bachelors Degree. She has also been writing on her blog “Ananya Learns to Julley” and where she eloquently chronicles her summers spent in …

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The 1SmallStep Foundation has successfully executed 35-40 projects including distribution of high quality raincoats to 600 children suffering from cancer to raising money for the education of 120 students in a village. A somewhat stereotypical representation of Marketers has been that of a bunch of individuals who sit in a room discussing the right marketing …

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Holkar Royal family

Sally Holkar’s work with Women Weave has supported hundreds of women weavers and provided them with cutting edge training to rekindle Traditional Handloom weaving. The moment you lay your eyes upon Sally Holkar, her wandering gaze and a warm smile firmly establishes her grace. Although, a “foreigner” if looking from a crude perspective, Sally Holkar …

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Geeta Bora

For a woman in a well-developed urban location in India, getting a hygienic sanitary napkin when she menstruates is not even a considerable question. With the large number of companies producing and selling sanitary napkins in the local markets, such provisions relieve the urban women from various hygiene issues associated with menstruation. But imagine a …

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Paperfuge

We all remember a Whirligig toy. A simple toy made out of paper, twine and plastic that can be played with endless joy for as long as we wanted. But, what if we were to reveal that this toy can have capabilities much beyond our comprehension? Capabilities that can help in detecting diseases and in …

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