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An organisation in Udaipur shows that NGOs are vital for a vibrant democracy reports Dr Nita Mukherjee
Dr Mohan Singh Mehta founded Seva Mandir in 1968, out of his abiding interest in issues of citizenship. Those days, development was still a task of the State; voluntary organisations and NGOs then were either charity-based ‘social work’ or set up as protest groups. Seva Mandir began with...
Dr Nita Mukherjee on the Tatas unique move to create second careers for women
Ten years after I first researched the emergence and problems of 'contingent workers' and episodic work, especially by women, it is heartening to see that at least one Indian corporate has not only recognised that business opportunity but also decided to tap that expanding reservoir of human resource. On 10 March...
Dr Nita Mukherjee describes a dedicated team of educationists in Pune
As educators, what frustrated Dr John and Zakiya Kurrien on their return from the US was the sheer paucity of imaginative learning materials for early years of schooling. “There was everything that would make children want to drop out from school,” says Zakiya. As dedicated educationists who were trained and researched in...