Pre-Activism

SEVEN STEPS ARE ALL IT TAKES TO MAKE OUR SOCIETY A BETTER PLACE

When was the last time you travelled within your city without fear, or voiced your opinions publicly without being drowned out? When was the last time you felt safe, comfortable, and secure in your own surroundings? And when did you last not have to care about the length of your skirt,...

Seven Steps Are All It Takes to Make Our Society a Better Place

When was the last time you travelled within your city without fear, or voiced your opinions publicly without being drowned out? When was the last time you felt safe, comfortable, and secure in your own surroundings? And when did you last not have to care about the length of your skirt,...

WHAT PARENTS SHOULD ENCOURAGE THEIR KIDS TO STUDY

For long we have complained about the dismal status of sports in India. Yet who is to blame here? It is our collective responsibility to restore the fledgling image of Indian sports. Small steps will go a long way. We have to begin by encouraging children to play sports. Le...

HOW CAN WE PRE-ACTIVATE A SPORTS CULTURE IN INDIA?

“Can I go out and play? No, finish your homework.” Sound familiar? How many times did you hear this growing up? How many times do you say it now? In India, education has always been given precedence over play. I am not against education, in fact, I'm all for it; but th...

What you can do to ease the traffic in your city

India is notorious for its traffic jams. The insane amount of hours civilians spend on daily commuting is mind boggling. A quick look at some hard facts - A vehicle stuck in a jam tends to consume 20% additional fuel, making traffic an expensive deal. Three main metro...

How to start a sports culture in India

posted on 04 April, 2017

How to start a sports culture in India

In a country of over a billion people, we only have a handful of champions. Countries with lower levels of per capita income than India, like Kenya and Jamaica, have outperformed India in international sporting events. Many neglected athletes quit sports. Most others don’t ge...

4 ways to handle e-waste

posted on 03 April, 2017

4 ways to handle e-waste

Electronic waste is the world’s fastest growing waste and to make matters worse, India is the 5th largest electronic waste generator in the world, discarding almost 18.5 lakh metric tonnes of e-waste annually. Telecom equipment accounts for 12% of the e-waste alone. India&rsq...

Rainwater Harvesting - A practice that India cannot overlook anymore

Indian cities are in the danger of going thirsty. Considering last year’s public unrest over Cauvery water in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, one thing that stands out is our sheer unwillingness to adopt even the simplest measures to recycle water. Our dependency on water supplied from...

Five Infrastructural Issues India cannot ignore any more

India’s mounting garbage problem India generates 150 million tonnes of waste in a day. With no environmental friendly processing for the waste, the garbage is extremely hazardous, heaped together at landfills usually in the city’s outskirts, with scavengers often includ...

Citizen speak on solutions for India's water crisis

"70% of Earth is water. Are you telling me we are going to run out of water?" "Enough water is recycled everyday. We don’t have to worry!" These are some of the statements often made when the conversation of water conservation is on the table. We call ...