Category: Civil Awareness

Making the streets safer, one pothole at a time.

I had the opportunity to meet with Shubhangi and Sanjay Tambwekar the minds and hearts behind The Arundathi Foundation a private non-profit foundation started in memory of their daughter, who passed away in an unfortunate road accident. After the accident, many young individuals came to us and said, “We really didn’t know it was such a big problem”. They all looked up to our daughter Arundathi, and her death really affected them. She did everything right. She wore a helmet despite being a pillion rider, and was still taken away. This is the message we are trying to send...

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Keep Walking to Save Water

“A persistent teen green warrior, creating awareness about the impending water crisis.” In conversation with Sankalp Mohan Sharma, India’s youngest climate reality leader. Tell us your story from the beginning – how did it start? I am in the 12th standard at Frank Anthony Public school. When I was rather younger in the 7th and 8th grade I always wanted to do something more than anybody else in my class was doing. The only opportunities that were available at that time in the 7th and 8th grade I joined a club that was focused on environmental science. We’d work...

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Your Guardian Angel Against the Puncture Mafia

I had read about our “Nail Man” Benedict in newspapers and social media. I was excited to meet him in person … Shivoo: Thanks for giving me your time. Benedict: The pleasure is mine. Shivoo: What keeps you motivated? Benedict: My friend quit her job because of frequent punctures! A small nail on the road can change the life choice of someone. I knew my calling was right.”My Road, My responsibility”. Shivoo: Have you achieved your goals? Benedict: For the cause, a long way to go. For self, my ego requires more puncture so that I can be more...

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