Jagriti Yatra Day Thirteen: The absence of angst

Winters make Delhi a colourless capital. It was almost seven degrees when we entered IIT Delhi campus for panel discussion on education and enterprise. The panel discussion was followed by a very generic talk by Rajdeep Sardesai. I expected better words from him, however. The panel discussion hovered around three things: education, skill, enterprise. The […]

Jagriti Yatra Day Eleven & Twelve: The Deoria flavour

Moving in from the chill of Patna to Deoria in UP must have been some experience for our friends from the warmer South. In Deoria we stayed at Jagriti Sewa Sansthan Chairman Shashank Mani’s ancestral village at Barpar village. His family hosted the girl Yatris and boys were made to stay at the nearby school […]

Jagriti Yatra Day Eight: Second freedom struggle and agents of change

As we bid good bye to 2013, the young men and women of India become more critical than ever to India’s growth story which has its roots in the villages. Villages which are full of opportunities in the area of social enterprise and it’s not charity, it has tremendous amount of money to be milked […]