• Fund schooling, not Schools
    Thursday, September 20th, 2007
    Instead of pouring money into dysfunctional schools, we should empower parents with a choiceThinking It Through | Amit VarmaI read a news report a couple of day.......

  • Villagers script their own progress in Madhya Pradesh
    Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
    Fourteen-year-old Mamta had to abandon her studies after Class 5 because her village in Madhya Pradesh did not have the facilities. Three years later, however, .......

  • When rich kids do social work
    Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
    Whenever college students approach Lawrence Hardinge with the request to volunteer in his NGO, he issues them a friendly warning - "If you have nothing to do, p.......

  • Japan grants infrastructure assistance to NGOs
    Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
    CHENNAI: The Japanese government has granted infrastructure assistance worth more than $150,000 to non-governmental organisations bringing sustainable agricultu.......

  • Charity begins at institutions
    Tuesday, September 11th, 2007
    A rupee or two handed out arbitrarily to a beggar at a traffic signal might temporarily ease your conscience. But if you are serious about doing something concr.......

  • NGO efforts should be mobilised
    Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
    Rowing towards flood relief. Photo: Anisur RahmanDUE to intermittent rain caused by the depression over West Bengal, In.......

  • NGO asks MPs to push for info on Netaji
    Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
    On the eve of Subhas Chandra Bose's 62nd death anniversary, the NGO Mission Netaji has asked MPs to adopt a resolution requesting Russia to share information ab.......

  • Unit for women, childrenís welfare created
    Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
    NEW DELHI: The Delhi Cabinet on Monday created a separate Department of Women and Child Development by reorganising the existing Department of Social Welfare so.......

  • IIT Kharagpur Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award for Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants Director Dr. S.P.S. Khanuja
    Tuesday, August 21st, 2007
    The Nina Saxena Excellence in Technology Award is a first of its kind India-Wide technical innovation Award instituted by IIT Kharagpur last year, was presented.......

  • XISS to design new courses for NGOs
    Thursday, July 26th, 2007
    The Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS), Ranchi, has lined up a number of courses this year in an attempt to aid the professional deve.......