A workshop for herbal practice on cattle Gujarat Grassroots Innovations Augmentation Network (GIAN) team conducted a workshop at Grambharti Vidyapith on 30th August 2017 with about 40 students of Department of Animal Husbandry. The idea was to demonstrate the efficiency of an herbal solution to get rid of Ectoparasites in cattle and spread awareness about … Continue reading


Beautiful thoughts, diverse cuisine, benevolent people: nourishing our soul and rejuvenating our body

A beautiful thought made our day! “If we are teaching nutritious food recipes, let us do in the aaganwadi nearby”, a lady at Sarawati nagar in New Ranip in Ahmedabad, chirped in when our team was telling them about the idea of Community Foodlab. To be frank none of us had thought about it but … Continue reading

Children / Creativity / education / IGNITE / Innovation / Uncategorized

How to Innovate, How to Invent | आओ चलो अविष्कार करे

Let’s invent and innovate Many societal problems that we  often encounter do not affect us directly. To us, they make little difference. Often, there is a real need for a change, yet we continue our respective lives without thinking about a solution. Some problems have existed for a generations without some attempting to solve them. … Continue reading



Ten Innovation Scholars, two Writers and two Artists who are part of In-Residence Programme of Rashtrapati Bhavan called on President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee today (March 15, 2017) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the In-Residence Artists, Writers and Innovation Scholars were special to us because they have innovative, … Continue reading

Awards / Children / Creativity / frugal innovations / Inclusive innovation / Innovation / policy / Start-ups / technology / Uncategorized / women

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