Tag: Maharashtra

2020: Like Never Before, a Year of Despair and Hope

2020 has seen an interregnum never before experienced by humanity—it has been a year in which despair and hope, and callousness and caring have...

Building Friendly Toilets for Every Indian

November 19 marks World Toilet Day. Aimed towards raising awareness on those who live without access to safely managed sanitation, the Day also marks...

Can Blockchain Solve India’s Corruption Woes?

Let’s consider two people, A and B. A wishes to purchase a piece of land from B. They come to an agreement and proceed...

Even Your Recycled Synthetic T-Shirt is Killing the Fish in the...

A few weeks ago, I watched the Netflix documentary My Octopus Teacher which follows film producer Craig Foster’s journey as he meticulously tracks a...

The National Education Policy 2020: Getting It Done!

After years of waiting, the National Education Policy (NEP) of 2020 was finally approved by the Union Cabinet on the 28th of July, resulting...

From Predators to Prey: The Disappearance of Sharks From Indian Waters

Editor's note: This article contains imagery of animal meat being cut. Reader's discretion is advised. Sunlight glints off the large knife as it arcs through...

Dialogues: Dhaval Negandhi on Siting Renewable Energy Projects Sustainably

Earlier this July, the 750- megawatt Rewa solar power plant was inaugurated in Madhya Pradesh. One of the largest single-site solar power plants in...

The Shore Scene: Locked Down In a Fishing Town

In early March 2020, I traveled to Malvan, where, for the past three years, I’ve been studying the fisheries in the region. Malvan is...

Out of the Woods: How the FRA Is Helping a Village...

This is not what a haat or a weekly market should look like: the place is not bustling with people buying and selling produce,...

Why Your Teacher Needs To Be Trained Better

All over the world, governments invest in teachers’ professional development as a measure to improve student learning outcomes in a region. Elaborate studies have...