Upon research, we find that according to the Census of 2011, Uttar Pradesh had the highest number of young people in the country. Out of the total population of 19.9 crores, there were nearly 4 crore young people (15-24 years) – a prominent 17.5% of the total population. For the persistent problem its associated …

Riverside School

Journalist and Indian School of Business Graduate Priya Nandkarni always wanted to work and experiment in the grassroots.Her strong keenness to work in our rural hinterland brought her in synergy with her husband Digvijay Singh and they worked together on employability for rural youth for many years. But fearing that vocational training was just a …

“Have you ever wondered how it feels like to always be a step behind, always of a beat? To be perpetually in a state of confusion and watching your peers always be seemingly ahead of you. Students with learning disability experience this every day. If statistics are to be believed, around 15% of all children …

54 Kids of Sama School in Ahmedabad came out valiantly with their demands for a better world; A world they would want to inhabit and be happy in Located in the predominantly Muslim residential colony of Danilimbda, Ahmedabad, the Sama School has long stood as a tall bastion of hope for hundreds of children – …

Amidst the hustling corners, fringes, and streets of New Delhi lies GB Road. The name fills in with any other street in the city, but in the societal cauldron of what’s right and what’s wrong, it has been only covertly talked about in hush voices – as if not to spill it’s ‘evil’ and ‘filth’ …

Dr Taru Jindal has redefined the scope of community medicine through commitment and work in rural areas, saving thousands of pregnant women and children in rural Bihar. She grew up with a close affection and an attitude to help those in pain. She dropped her plans to move into the polished of corporate healthcare and …

A 13-year old girl from Kurai – a tribal belt near Pench National Park, Madhya Pradesh – attempts to reinterpret and rewrite the preamble in reference to her school. A lecturer from an engineering college attempts to clean a 16th-century fort in Maharashtra. A boy from Titagarh, West Bengal initiates a dialogue in a religiously …

Read an exclusive conversation between Tuhin Sen, co-founder of The Optimist Citizen and Priya Prakash, founder of Health Set Go, who is laying the foundation of health for thousands of school students in India Q) Can you tell us a little bit about your background and how was your childhood like? I grew up in …