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In pursuit of the excellence in higher education

The recent decision of the Government of India to create new institutions of global excellence with an expenditure of ten thousand crores rather than investing in improving the existing ones is a bit strange. It implies that it is alright to let majority of existing intuitions remain ‘mediocre’ because apparently they don’t need any reform. … Continue reading

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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

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Towards inclusive education in hilly terrains

The regions with low population density, difficult terrain, poor telecom coverage and uncertain weather require different norms of development than the regions with contrasting conditions. This must be quite obvious to the planners and administrators. But students from iima who went to Uttrakhand as a part of shodhyatra course felt otherwise. They felt that several … Continue reading

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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