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India’s road to mass vaccination against Covid-19

Cover Story The wait for Covid-19 vaccine is over. The vaccination programme to protect people from the coronavirus has rolled out to combat the pandemic, which has killed more than 1.73 million people globally and infected 78 million people since late December last year. The first human cases of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, were reported by officials in Wuhan City in China, in December 2019. The

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TOWARDS A SWACCHH INDIA

COVER STORY The Swachh Bharat Mission which was launched on October 2, 2014, aims at making the country free from open defecation and achieving 100 per cent scientific management of municipal solid waste in 4,041 statutory towns in the country. Objectives of the mission Elimination of open defecation Eradication of manual scavenging Modern and scientific municipal solid waste management To effect behavioural change regarding healthy sanitation practices Generate awareness about

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LEADING THE NATION TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

COVER STORY Development of Social Sciences in the world was plagued by three factors: (i) the unresolved dichotomy in western and eastern thinking about human nature, culture and society emerging from varying world-views; (ii) the assumed supremacy of western social sciences over the eastern texts; and (iii) the assumed supremacy of physical science knowledge when compared to the social sciences. In India, as elsewhere, Social Science education was considered less

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SAVING THE GIRL CHILD FROM FGM

COVER STORY Zero Tolerance Against Female Genital Mutilation Is Need Of Hour Writes Neeti Jha About 120 to 140 million women have been subject to FGM and 3 million girls are at risk each year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). FGM relates to all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genital organs for non-medical reasons. This

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WETLANDS & URBAN SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS

COVER STORY Priyanka Tomar examines the need to maintain a balance between sustaining environment and pushing development February is the month of World Wetlands Day! A day when we should all pause for at least a moment to think and remind ourselves of the vital role they play in supporting life and helping people’s livelihoods. World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2 February to raise global awareness about

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EDUCATING THE NEW GENERATION

COVER STORY Women teachers have come to dominate the education sector, narrow the gender ratio, reports NEETI JHA   As we celebrate the accomplishments women have made around the world, we cannot ignore the fact that women play an essential role in the shaping the education system. Women are taking the education system by storm at each level. In India, teachers form the third largest workforce among white-collared employees. And

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SCIENTIFIC SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

COVER STORY Science has been synonymous with progress and prosperity from time immemorial. The best scientific minds of our nation, who are power-houses of knowledge, innovation and enterprise, and are best equipped to drive this change. The time is ripe to redefine ‘R&D’ as ‘Research’ for the ‘Development’ of the nation – that is ‘R&D’ in the real sense. Science is after all, but a means to a far greater

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TECH MAHINDRA FOUNDATION: Empowering through Education

COVER STORY Tech Mahindra Foundation works in 12 cities, has 100 smart centres, and 67 education and disability projects. It has three academies and the Tech Mahindra School of Nursing at Banasthali too. It has partnership with six municipal corporations and aims to reach out to 50,000 direct beneficiaries in 2017-18. Anand Mahindra has been quoted as saying, “Education is the single most powerful intervention for transforming lives.” India is

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SWACHH BHARAT: GIVING A PUSH TO A CLEAN INDIA

COVER STORY ‘’Swachhta” or Cleanliness was a way of life for Gandhiji. As he fought the British, he disliked several of the western customs but was candid enough to say that he learnt sanitation from the West.   During a recent visit to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad where a photo gallery vividly depicts the ideology and life style of Mahatma Gandhi, my thoughts went around to connect the Father

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Innovation For People’s Cause

COVER STORY The Prime Minister and President of India at the convocation addresses at IIT Mumbai and IIT Hyderabad respectively underlined the role of knowledge, innovation and enterprise for prople’s service Prime Minister At IIT Mumbai (Powai) The nation is proud of the IITs, and what IIT graduates have achieved. The success of the IITs led to the creation of several engineering colleges around the country. They were inspired by

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