• Building an ICT Company

    Building an ICT Company

    Energy & Technology | September 8, 2011

    We’re working to provide Information in any form and from multiple sources; enable Communication anytime and anywhere; and develop secure and reliable Technology for any device.

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  • Spark the Rise: Make your voice heard!

    Spark the Rise: Make your voice heard!

    News & Updates | September 12, 2011

    Everyone has an opinion about what needs to be done. Now everyone has a voice. Hundreds of people have submitted projects, and they need your support to carry them out. You can volunteer for projects that need your skills—or vote for which ones should earn a grant. Login easily through Facebook or make a profile to vote for the projects you think will drive the most change.

  • A new mobile innovation means jobs are just a phone call away

    A new mobile innovation means jobs are just a phone call away

    Energy & Technology | September 27, 2011

    India is home to roughly 370 million blue-collar workers, many of them residents of rural areas where poverty rates are high, literacy rates are low, and technology isn’t readily available.

  • Premlata Poonia’s migration for education: Why access to schools isn’t enough

    Premlata Poonia’s migration for education: Why access to schools isn’t enough

    Culture & Education | September 29, 2011

    Premlata Poonia grew up among big dreams. Her father was an educator at a government school who dreamt of transforming rural India through education. He insisted that she receive the best education available. But as part of a farming family with deep rural roots, that education did not come without sacrifice.

  • Gratitude and Sacrifice: Celebrating boys’ achievements while we close the gender gap

    Gratitude and Sacrifice: Celebrating boys’ achievements while we close the gender gap

    Culture & Education | September 16, 2011

    Navneetha’s drive is extraordinary and rare, but the story of his family’s sacrifice is, sadly, common across India. Many Indian families cannot afford to educate all of their children, putting them in the difficult situation of deciding which children will go to school and which will work.

  • An electrifying thinker: Exclusive interview with electric vehicle pioneer Chetan Maini

    An electrifying thinker: Exclusive interview with electric vehicle pioneer Chetan Maini

    Infrastructure & Transportation | September 12, 2011

    At the age when most boys play cricket, he made toy electric cars from scratch. His passion for electric cars took him to the University of Michigan and thereafter to Stanford University. He returned to India to found the REVAi Electric Car Company in 1994—today, Mahindra Reva. He is widely regarded as the pioneer of electric cars in India.

  • The Greenagers: Small Steps towards Change

    The Greenagers: Small Steps towards Change

    Culture & Education | September 5, 2011

    The Greenagers have only just started their movement. But what’s heartening is that in an environment where careers, MBAs, scholarships and pay packages dominate the conversation, a group of young students are seeking to walk down a different path.