Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

Smart City or Smart Citizens ?

By Nidhi Rauthan Have you ever wondered what a smart city is? In 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi got to power along with his BJP government, with a vision to make India a fully developed country. He initiated the Smart City Mission under which 100 cities were to be chosen from all over the country ..

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

Ground Reality of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand

By Kushagra Mittal The twenty-first century, oldest civilization, world’s largest democracy, and second-most populated nation. What comes to your mind when you read such eye-catching adjectives for your country? Is it ‘developed’, ‘literate’, ‘superpower’? The reality is indeed very far from it. In spite of being the world’s largest democracy and second most populated nation, ..

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

SWACHH BHARAT ABHIYAN | Empowering Women Since 2014

By Ayushi Nagalia India being a huge country with an enormous population has had its fair amount of representation in Hollywood or any other filmmaking industry. A vast number of celebrities visit India every year. Many foreign bloggers and travelers visit and document India in different written and multimedia forms. Numerous photographers visit India for ..

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

Swachh Bharat and Dilemma of Dehradun

By Nitin Chandola Dehradun’s decline in Swachh Bharat Sarvekshan 2017 was a shocking moment for the city residents. The failure of “to be Smart city” in the factor of cleanliness made us clear about the current condition of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan in Dehradun. The Swachh Bharat index 2017 was completely based on the rate of ..

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

Nanda Raj Jat Yatra

By Nidhi Rauthan Uttrakhand is one of the most beautiful and divine state of India, it has developed a lot in past few years and recovered from the great calamity of 2013. In the race of attaining success, good livelihood and development,  people have not forgotten their main roots and religious believes.  Garhwal, Kumaun and ..

Editorial, June 2017

Editorial, June 2017

Indian mythologies revolve around epics, Puranas, and Vedas written eons back. Uttarakhand during ancient times was known as Uttar-Panchal in many Upanishads, it is a key origin of the Vedas and Shri Bhagavad Purana. Maharishi Manu recited Shrimad Bhagavad to all his disciples on the bank of River Ganga in Rishikesh. When Garhwal and Kumaon ..

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

Literates, too ,Lacks in Civic Sense – A limelight

by Priyanjali Bhalla Over years people have been counting literacy rates. The statistics state 74.4% people in India as literates. We see people becoming more aware about educating their younger generation but what they are looking for is just superficial knowledge .In a fact not even knowledge what they are preparing their kids for is ..

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

Education in Dehradun is Driven by “Medium” of School

by Shivnetri Kushwaha An education system of a society is believed to produce students who grow to become the pillars of it. But what if under the same system its students are taught hogwash that decays the society from within? Or maybe are misled to follow norms that stand against the very ideology of education. ..

Donations, A Harsh Reality Of Dehradun’s Educational Societies

Donations, A Harsh Reality Of Dehradun’s Educational Societies

by Kushagra Mittal In today’s world, cities like Dehradun are neglected because most important media houses focus only on metropolitan cities. The social and educational issues in Dehradun remain unreported by most of the local and national newspapers; this is what drives the situation to a worse state. It has become an irony over the ..

Illusions In Educational And Educated Society of Uttarakhand

Illusions In Educational And Educated Society of Uttarakhand

by Nitin Chandola In today’s monetized society, getting educated is considered to be the most important step towards survival. For parents belonging to working class society, educational courses have become a subject that needs to be dealt with great sensitivity. Paying ransom to the deceptive institutions for the sake of getting a good education is ..