With 18 institutions and 5,500 students at all levels, Education City in violence-stricken Dantewada is a novel and successful experiment. It is the only ray of hope for the children of a state ravaged by Naxalism.
While human milk banks are present in a few cities, it is still not a concept many are aware of. Bengaluru recently launched its first breast milk bank with the expansion of Delhi-based Amaara. How are these and other banks across the country helping mothers and their new-borns?
In New Delhi and Gurgaon, The Community Library Project is taking reading to all sections of society with the involvement of the local community. Providing more than just books, the library is a lively space and engages its members through workshops and events.
Ably guided by an aware and responsible citizen, a group of kids from a Kolkata apartment complex undertook a novel summer project — educating themselves and elders in the community about saving water, energy and the environment in general.
Close to 450 driving school trainers from Kolkata and other districts have been trained under a programme piloted by the premier institute under the ‘Safe Drive Save Life’ campaign of the state government. The mission: to promote a culture of safe driving by training the trainer.