Weaving Digital competence into our Educational curriculum.

Of the estimated 4.5 billion people worldwide still unconnected to the Internet, 90% or over 4 billion are in the developing world. While more than three out of four people are online in the developed countries, one out of three is online in the developing world. Further, according to a 2014 ...

The essence of CSR lies is in Creativity and Accountability

The economic policies of India since 1991 have been instrumental in creating a storm free climate for ushering rapid growth. However, this growth has not been able to reduce the socio economic disparities which were in existence and which, for the most part, have continued. In the last three ...

Sustainability Goal for Education 2030 – Calls for a new approach

A key milestone in India’s march towards Education for All was the adoption of the National Policy on Education 1986 (revised in 1992) followed by the implementation of Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009. The Act confers a right to all students, upto Class 8, ...

Connecting the CSR spend 2015-16 to the………..Big picture

  Cordial Greetings! This month we chose to write an editorial on “Connecting the CSR spend 2015-16 to the….Big Picture”. It covers the contributions of Corporates & PSU towards Education which forms part of the larger pool of money spent by the government, social returns on ...

Destiny of India is being shaped in the classroom

Fellow citizens, why do you turn and scrap every stone to gather wealth, and take so little care of your children to whom one day must you relinquish it all – Socrates It may be trite to say that all-round development of our future citizens can be achieved by building a strong foundation in ...

Sanitation – a holistic approach

India cannot achieve real development if a majority of its people live in unhealthy and unclean surroundings due to the lack of access to safe water and sanitation. Sanitation is one of the most crucial prerequisites in the growth and development of a nation. It is an inherent ingredient in ...

From Editor’s Desk : Analysis of the Mandates Geographical focus

India is the first country to introduce a requirement for companies to comply with Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) laws effective 1st April 2014. The Financial Year 2014-15 was the first year for the companies to comply with the new CSR provisions. Having seen one year into the law here is an ...