shodhyatra

Smiling through the Hardships, a culture coping creatively: Gurez Valley, North Kashmir:

Did you know that a broken gadget is never completely dysfunctional? It possesses working parts which can be reused to develop new technologies or fix old ones. The thought was triggered by a class VI student, Khursheed Ahmed Meer from Niru village, Gurez. Further, he proposed the idea of setting up a workshop in every … Continue reading

Art Culture Society / Biodiversity / Creativity / Innovation / Research / shodhyatra / social innovation / technology

A kurta without a stitch (39th Shodhyatra)

Imagine wearing a kurta in which there is no stitch, it would be difficult for us to think of it.  But, a weaver Karna Mehr had actually woven a kurta as a cylindrical cloth.  Another weaver  Chukmani Mehr had woven poetry of Shri Gangadhar Mehr in the Barpali saree.   Bhikhari Mehr had woven the Hanuman … Continue reading

Learning from a Healthy, happy and helpful culture:  Goa Shodhyata – II
Art Culture Society / Children / shodhyatra

Learning from a Healthy, happy and helpful culture:  Goa Shodhyata – II

The drought has taken its toll in Goa as well.  There were many regions where people received water once in two days through the tankers.  One could see several dry wells and ponds.  The ones that had water were perhaps not adequately utilized.  While moving from south to north Goa, we also came across regions … Continue reading