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Interesting Innovations By IITians That Create a Better Future

Dynamic IITians from across the country have been picturing a better India and finding solutions to the same. From zero-energy villas to machines that give water in return for waste, these ideas have the potential to truly impact the way people live

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Organizations Focused on Protecting Fundamental Rights of Indians

Fundamental rights are often denied to people from the illiterate class or among those not aware of the same. Here are some nonprofits are doing everything to ensure that every human being feels included and privileged to exercise their rights.

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Indian Women Scientists Who Beat All the Odds and Made it Big

It’s not often we cherish the Indian woman scientist, despite her many contributions. Read more about Indian woman scientist who have managed to make many significant contributions, despite all the odds.

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NGOs in India Committed to Creating a Leprosy-Free Country

Leprosy is one of the oldest diseases known to man which causes severe disfiguring skin sores and nerve damage. here are some of the organizations tirelessly working alongside the government to make a leprosy-free India a reality.

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NGOs In India Converting Wastelands into Farmlands

Farming has always been the most important economic activity in India. More than half of the population of India depends entirely on agriculture for a livelihood. Read more about several nonprofits working closely with agricultural communities.

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These Innovative Teaching Methods Are Improving Education in Rural India

Access to education technology (ed-tech) differs across and within countries. Read about these simple innovative ways that have not just improved attendance in remote schools, but also improved the learning levels of the kids.

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Social Entrepreneurs Making a Difference in Rural India

A country’s rural development exhibits economic growth. Read about the social enterprises that take the responsibility of nurturing rural lives by providing income sources and improving the standard of living.

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After Flagging The Decline of Bees, TN Scientist Finds Success in Hand Pollination

Globally, 75% of food crops depend, to some extent, on animal pollinators, primarily insects. Read more about the group of farmers in Tenkasi who beat the odds and managed to grow their crops in abundance.

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Rebuilding India Through Skilling

In India, only 4.69 percent of the workforce has formal vocational skills compared to 60 to 90 percent of the workforce in developed countries. To change this, many NGOs are working hard to upskill the youth and make them employable. Read more-

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Change Begins at Home. Initiatives Taken By Residents To Save The Environment

Many people feel a sense of commitment to their neighborhood and are actively involved in activities to improve the quality of life there. Here are some apartment complexes and resident associations in India that are making ground-breaking changes.

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Poverty Alleviation Initiatives Taken for Rural Development

Poverty is a multidimensional concept that encompasses the various deprivations that poor people experience in their daily lives. Read about the various poverty alleviation schemes launched by the Government of India to ensure rural development

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Innovations that Support Children with Disabilities In Low-Resource Areas

Children with disabilities remain among the most marginalized in access to education. Significantly, there are several organizations and students who are working on technology-driven products that can empower the specially abled. Read more-

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Go Green This Chaturthi with Eco-Friendly and Beautiful Ganeshas

Ganesh Chaturthi is a joyous occasion for millions. Therefore, by getting home an eco-friendly idol, we can take a positive step towards protecting the environment, and make our celebrations clean, green and auspicious in the truest sense. Read more

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Reading Into Change. This NGO Sets Up Libraries for Rural Communities

Literacy is one of the most essential indicators of the quality of a country’s human capital.Chennai’s Dulkal Library is the newest catalyst for change. Read more about how, this youth-led library is bringing social changes while imparting educat

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IIT Researchers\' Life-Saving Innovation Can Detect Cancer-Causing Genes

The World Health Organization claims that 8.8 million people across the world die of cancer. To tackle the rise of cancer, the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has come up with a timely solution. Read more

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From Algae Milk to Eco-Friendly Clothing, Startups Revolutionizing Seaweed

For many years, algae was a bit of an underdog and didn’t get the attention it deserved for its superpower abilities. To give algae the spotlight, some startups are doing fantastic things. Check them out-

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Making Public Spaces More Accessible One Ramp at a Time

Public spaces should mean just that – locations meant for everyone. Reduced mobility can affect any number of people, at any time of their lives. Here are some ways that public spaces can be disability-friendly-

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21 YO\'s Water-Soluble Wrappers Are an Ever-Lasting Alternative to Plastic

Clothing and textile industries release 1.2 billion tonnes of greenhouse gasses every year. Namya Parikh (21), a student of Pearl Academy’s School of Design, has innovated a biomaterial in her home kitchen that could be a game-changer. Read more

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Access to essential social services: a must for us to develop fast

India, home to one sixth of humanity, must develop fast for us to be able to pull people out of poverty, and towards universal wellbeing. Read more about various sustainability goals, and how they could help us move towards development.

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Delivery of basic social services is helping India progress on path of sustainable development

Over the past few years, India has been working in a concerted way to propel itself on the path of sustainable development. Read how social services can play a constructive role in sustainable development.

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AI and Disability: At a Glance

AI can be put into action to improve the lives of people with disabilities. AI has limitless potential in helping billions of people on our planet with disabilities, making their lives better and their work easier in a dignified and empowering manner