The 94-year-old ULCCS stands out from other cooperatives in many ways. For one, its size. It employs over 12,000 people, making it one of the largest labour cooperatives in Asia, saw revenue of Rs 1,100 crore in 2018-19, has projects worth Rs 2,700 crore on its books and assets worth a similar amount, from land and quarries to machinery.
There is hardly any discussion on how to make it safe for women to return home from work.
These nine women scientists have aimed for the moon, dissected the brain and shattered glass ceilings.
These initiatives include Bigyan, an online platform with articles by scientists in Bengali; The Jigyasa Project, a series of talks on science in Tamil, Kannada and Hindi, organised by the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster in association with Mandram and Sea of Science, a podcast series with episodes in six languages.
You must have the chance to study science in your own language: Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan
Principal Scientific Adviser K VijayRaghavan has been a vocal champion of studying science and communicating it in regional languages. Your own language roots you to your society and environment and allows you to use your imagination in a manner that a second language does not, he said.
A new national survey shows 10% of children are at risk of developing diabetes. Policies must focus on getting them to eat right and exercise. In 2016, diabetes was directly responsible for 1.6 million deaths around the world, according to the WHO. The new data comes even as India is struggling with a diabetic population of over 72 million.
Entrepreneurs featured in this story are from wide-ranging backgrounds and education.
The non-profit sector is undergoing a remarkable change powered by tech, young entrepreneurs, committed funders. Attention from corporates in order to meet CSR norms has provided additional heft to non-profit entities.
An analysis of the BSE 100 companies reveals that there has been a 14% increase in the number of complaints in 2018-19, compared with the previous year.
A cohort of entrepreneurial ventures aims to bring people together so that they can establish new, meaningful connections.
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