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Ranjitsinh Disale is a Primary School Teacher. He has been in education domain for around 9 years.  Currently he is working as Assistant Teacher at Zilla Parishad Primary School, Paritewadi Tq. Madha, Dist. Solapur.  He began journey as teacher in 2009, after completion of his Diploma in Education. He had completed his post-graduation in Journalism … Continue reading


More lessons on institution building for sustainable & empathetic outcomes

Last week, I mentioned some of the lessons of institution building. I wish to take this discussion forward here because there is a crisis in many institutions of excellence in public, private and civil society sector. One of the major questions the students of institution building ask is about the progressive dilution of values with … Continue reading


Towards an impatient and agile   ecosystem for inclusive innovation

Recently, among various Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards given by the Hon’ble President of India, there were a few ideas which addressed some of the widely prevalent problems needing extremely affordable solutions.  As in the previous years, innovations from and innovations for grassroots were showcased at the Festival of Innovations and Entrepreneurship hosted by the The President’s Office.  The National Innovation … Continue reading


Three decades of service of creative people: network, institutions and individuals

A social movement needs an institutional support  system for carrying forward various   missions. SRISTI provided such a support during last 25 years to the Honey Bee Network and the other  institutions it spawned by HBN such as GIAN and NIF-India. Hundreds of volunteers will meet at Garmbharati, Amrapaur, Gandhinagar during june 1-3 to reflect, rejuvenate and recalibrate its  commitment … Continue reading


A fish in a tear: 41st Shodhyatra in Andaman and Nicobar islands

Hundreds of freedom fighters and other prisoners were exiled by the colonial rulers to Andman and Nikobar islands, called as the ‘kalapani’, then. Most young people who take freedom for granted must at least visit the cellular jail or read about it to realise the unbearable torture that these valiant Indians had to bear so … Continue reading