Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

In the land of Chakhmas: colours , creativity and conservation

“Will you tell us what medicine you will use for cancer?” when asked, Anant Kumar Chakhma replied, “How can I can your question? Unless I see the symptoms cannot prescribe the medicine, there are different kinds of cancer.” Seldom have we come across traditional healers who are so précis in their pedagogy and have their … Continue reading

Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra
Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

Land of Lepchas: Sikkim 34 th Shodhyatra

In One of the first Indian state to declare itself as organic, finding  clean mountains and stone pathways is not surprising. In fact there were more dustbins in the mountainous tracks near Lum village than in the plains. The result is that one does find plastic wastes near the settlements, scattered as they are. A child … Continue reading

Innovations in Haryana: Shodhyatra Part II
Biodiversity / Innovation

Innovations in Haryana: Shodhyatra Part II

While visiting government schools during 33rd shodhyatra, impromptu idea competitions were organized. In Buwana village, Sachin shared a problem about tall and the short children not being able to sit equally comfortably on desks of the same height. He suggested desk with adjustable heights. This problem has been around for decades. Just like Chhaya, class … Continue reading

Art Culture Society / Biodiversity / Innovation / Lectures & Meetings / Research

Third International Conference on Creativity and Innovations at Grassroots [ICCIG], January 15-19, 2015 Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

The last date for submission of abstracts and final proposals is September 30, 2014; Full paper/posters/plan for a performance expected by Nov 30, 2014. Please share this announcement with others in your professional and social network… Continue reading

Panchratna Soup – Traditional Indian Cuisine
Art Culture Society / Biodiversity

Panchratna Soup – Traditional Indian Cuisine

Ingredients: Seasonal green leafy vegetables (Spinach, Fenugreek leaves, Drumstick leaves, Cauliflower greens, Shepu leaves) – 100 g each Mint leaves – 50 g Green tomatoes – 100g Amla (Gooseberries) – 100g Crushed ginger- 2 tsp Drumsticks – 5-6 pieces Coriander leaves – 50g Lemon juice – 2 tsp Honey – 2 tsp Cumin seeds powder … Continue reading