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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

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IMC inclusive innovation awards

Announcement   Sristi, as knowledge partners of  IMC, is making a joint call for IMC Inclusive Innovation Awards 2017 for GENZ-Special Award for the Young Innovator Category (Age group 13 – 23 years). 2017 is the fourth cycle of the Award.  The first three cycles evinced, high level of interest and participation from grassroot innovators across the country. The … Continue reading

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celebrating inclusive grassroots innovations: Third festival of innovation

The Festival of Innovation (FOIN) is a unique initiative of the Office of the President of India to recognise, respect and reward grassroots innovations and foster a supportive ecosystem.  President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the FOIN at Rashtrapati Bhavan today lauding the contributions of the grassroots innovators. Thanks to the support of his office, the  FOIN … Continue reading

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a legacy of inclusive grassroots innovation

What is common among Santosh Pachar, a lady farmer from Rajasthan, Paresh Panchal, a mechanic from Gujarat, Akash a tenth class student from Tamil Nadu, Shalini, a student from Patna and six other innovators from around the country?Hosted by The President of India as innovation scholar in residence along with two artists and writers at … Continue reading

Unfolding Entrepreneurial Potential in Millions of Villages: Can Digital Networks Help?
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Unfolding Entrepreneurial Potential in Millions of Villages: Can Digital Networks Help?

The asymmetry in access to resources, institutions and technologies between urban and rural areas is enormous. Therefore, many creative people in the rural areas are unable to fully exploit their potential, not because they don’t have ideas or the persistence to pursue them, but because they lack an appreciative peer group. The idea of setting … Continue reading

Body Suit- Wings to imaginative children:Indian children refuse to live with problems unsolved indefinitely
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Body Suit- Wings to imaginative children:Indian children refuse to live with problems unsolved indefinitely

As it turns out, children are born with a very compassionate heart fueled by an unbounded imagination; an undaunted determination and most importantly an immense sense of servitude. They naturally identify with the pain of the lesser privileged and they go out of their way to help them. Ayush and Arnov from Haridwar, were so … Continue reading