Catalyzing Change for Social Transformation

18 Aug 2023 India’s G20 Theme of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ or ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’ serves as a powerful reminder of the interconnectedness of all life on this planet and the need for collaborative efforts to address multi-faceted challenges like poverty, climate change, and gender inequality towards creating an equitable world. At the forthcoming […]

Bolstering Rural Youths to Build a ‘New, Developed India’

20 Jan 2023 The post-pandemic recovery in India has heightened discussions over bridging the urban-rural gap and improving development and prosperity of rural communities. Over 65% of India’s population and 68% of the country’s youth resides in the rural parts of the country for whom development encompasses both economic advancement and broader social reform. Increased public participation […]

Understanding Early Childhood Education (ECE)

23 Jan 2023 The first few years of a child’s existence are crucial. These years are the foundation of human development, determining a child’s future and laying the groundwork for his or her life. Numerous studies have shown that maximum brain development occurs by age 5 and that effective early childhood education (ECE) is crucial […]

B20 Inception Meeting: Showcasing Indian Culture Amid Global Economic Deliberations

03 Feb 2023 The three-day B20 India Inception Meeting officially concluded at Gandhinagar, Gujarat on 24 January with a cultural flourish. Not only was it a platform for global economic deliberations, but it also provided an opportunity for delegates from around the globe to experience India’s traditions and rich cultural heritage, and learn about the […]

Strengthening Social Protection in the Changing World of Work

15 Sep 2023 Introduction The world of work is undergoing a seismic shift, driven by rapid technological advancements and the imperative to address climate change. These transformations present exciting opportunities but also pose significant challenges. As the world navigates this period of flux, it becomes increasingly crucial to strengthen social protection systems to ensure that workers are adequately supported, regardless of […]

The Value-Addition of Diversity and Inclusivity

22 Feb 2023 A diverse workplace is an important asset since it acknowledges the individual strengths of each employee and thepotential they bring. Valuing the differences of others is what ultimately brings us all together and can be the secret to a successful, thriving workplace and a fair work culture. Diversity brings varied perspectives to a work environment. Wide-ranging perspectives from employee groups who […]

Entrepreneurial Communities and Indian Startup Culture

10 Mar 2023 With the world’s third-largest start-up ecosystem, India is steadily developing as a start-up powerhouse. This pattern is paving the way for a new era of entrepreneurship. While its origin traces back to four decades ago, the Indian start-up ecosystem has grown rapidly over the past two decades. The support that it has […]

Nurturing Future-Ready Skilled Workforce

28 Apr 2023 The future of work is rapidly changing, driven by advances in frontier technologies and globalization. Many traditional jobs are being replaced by new roles that require a different set of skills. Nurturing a future-ready skilled workforce involves creating an environment that promotes continuous learning and development of skills that are in demand in […]

The Need for Functional Literacy for Indian Workforce

01 May 2023 Functional literacy refers to the ability to read, write, and comprehend information in a way that allows an individual to function effectively in their daily life. This includes being able to read and understand basic instructions, fill out forms, use technology, and make informed decisions based on written information. Functional literacy goes […]