Tag Archives: EDUCATION

The thought of Green Brand Building!

‘Green Brand Building’ is a thought in the inception stage. It is inspired by ‘My Green School’ an idea supporting education for ‘Gross National Happiness’ (GNH).  It is an initiative by Thakur S Powdyel, former Education Minister of Bhutan. Bhutan believes in GNH as a measurement of Growth and prosperity.  It believes- ‘The ultimate desire… Read More »

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‘CHHAKKA PUNJA 3’ breaks Bollywood suffocating hold in Nepal.

The Nepali film ‘Chhakkka Punja 3′ makes a dominant statement on Nepal education system. I am in Kathmandu, attending  ‘A Forum for Reflections and Action – Education for Public Good in South Asia’  organised by the Centre for Educational Policies and Practices’ Nepal and supported by Aid-et-Action. The schedule read, viewing of Nepali Film ‘Chhakka… Read More »

SMILEY BRICKS- a simple idea.

Symbols communicate concepts. They are a certifying proof. Implicit in them is an understanding and trust. The Green Dot says it is or vegetarian origin. The Red Cross with arms of equal size denotes protection and care. The sign says medical. Good Weave symbolises Child Labour-Free Weaving. What about the Smiley? We are all conversant… Read More »

A MILLION SMILE celebration- iLEAD – Aid-et-action

I have been fortunate to be associated with AEA – Aid Et Action. I am Director on India Board of this Geneva Based international NGO. It’s Indian Headquarter is at Chennai. The South-Asia region is headed by Ravi Pratap Singh, highly diligent worker and task master. AEA works for ‘Bringing Change Through Education’. They work… Read More »

Model Village approach needed in Rural CSR

If one was to believe the rural masses and the message that comes loud and clear, then there is nothing called Corporate Social Responsibility. There are NGOs and charities but no CSR. The rural masses are clear that the need of CSR is seen as the failure of GSR or Government Social Responsibility. Truly so,… Read More »

SELF REGULATE OR BE REGULATED

First published in mxmindia.com on 3rd September. F.N0. N-4407/10/2014-BC-1 dated 21st August 2014. Govt of India, I&B Ministry. Shastri Bhavan. Government intervenes to help ASCI (Advertising Standards Council of India) ensure channels do not telecast banned ads. A reason to rejoice for consumers. But a clear signal to the industry. REGULATE OR BE READY TO… Read More »