The Right to Education

Education is the foundation stone of a strong and stable future. India’s literacy rate was recorded at a dismal 74%. (Census, 2011). One might wonder if there is any significant difference between being literate and being educated – and there is. Literacy is purely to deal with the ability to read and write. Education is […]

National Girl Child Day: WB Edition

January 24th is celebrated as National Girl Child Day. In India, the sex ratio is abysmal, to say the least. According to the 2011 census, India’s child sex ratio continues to fall and has declined to 914 girls for every 1,000 boys as compared to 927 in 2001. What is National Girl Day?     […]

The Daily Meals Programme

Name? Armaan. Age? Seven. Where do you stay? Anywhere I can find shelter. What is your favourite thing to eat? What do you mean by favourite food? I can only have a favourite when I have a choice of food, but I never get a choice. Whatever I get, I eat. I don’t even have […]