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How Technology is Aiding Professional Capacity Building in Maharashtra’s Education Officers

This is the final article in the three-part series in collaboration with Leadership For Equity (LFE) highlighting the challenges and needs, administrative and technological,...

Moving Digital to Phygital: Transforming Last Mile Health Access

Telemedicine is the newest entrant in India’s discourse on healthcare—from medical conferences to startups, one can hear this buzzword word across the spectrum. With several new telemedicine initiatives launched in recent times, it is important that the technology used is simple to use and comprehensive for the target population.

Young Changemakers: The Torchbearers of Changemaking in Law and Justice

What do you young people think of law and justice? Ashoka Law For All Initiative's Report uncovers the inspirations, methods, and hurdles faced by young changemakers in their social entrepreneurial journeys across India.

The Power that Humour Holds in Addressing Environmental Issues

How can humour be used in addressing environmental problems? Is it a useful tool to have in our arsenal, and how is it being deployed in India in particular? This article explores the ways that humour, through stand-up comedy and cartoons, is used to convey environmental issues in India.

Revival of Endangered Species Habitats Reflects Nagaland’s Commitment to Biodiversity Conservation

Nagaland has adopted a community-driven approach to preserve species like the Chinese Pangolin, Western Hoolock Gibbon, Blyth’s Tragopan, and the Great Indian Hornbill. What lesson can be learnt from such an approach?

Where There is No Doctor

Health professionals who want to work in rural areas are handicapped by a chronic lack of information and an abundance of damning stereotypes about careers in rural India. Meanwhile, there is an acute shortage and growing need for healthcare professionals in rural areas. The diagnosis, according to the Rural Hospital Network, is a free-to-access website that aims to connect health professionals with hospitals in need.

Projects in Protected Area: How Development Politics Fragments Conservation in the Sanjay Gandhi...

The Sanjay Gandhi National Park is a one-of-a-kind national park located inside the city of Mumbai. How have developmental projects inside the protected area impacted the people, flora, and fauna?

How Technological Interventions Are Creating Opportunities to Foster Professional Development of Maharashtra’s Education Officers

This is the second in a three-part series in collaboration with Leadership For Equity (LFE) highlighting the challenges and needs, administrative and technological, of...

Tragedy of the Commons: How a Flawed and Racist Metaphor Continues to Dominate Environmental...

The Tragedy of the Commons is one of the most influential ideas in environmental thinking. But, a deeper look at the metaphor reveals that community governance of commons, as opposed to privatisation, may in fact be the answer to governance woes.

Infrastructure Projects In and Around Protected Areas Need to Be Held Financially Accountable

This is Part Two of #FinancingDevelopment, a series analysing the finances behind India’s development journey, in collaboration with the Centre for Financial Accountability. Read...