Sludge Greenhouse: An urgent need in India

Indian cities generate about 29000 million liters of domestic sewage every day according to the pollution control board estimates. There is no accurate data available on the total sludge generation, but considering that 2% of the total sewage will be converted to sludge, approximately 580 million litres of sludge can potentially be generated if all…

The myth about detachment

As a social worker and a counselor, the one advice I was repeatedly and freely given was “Be Detached”. Be detached so you can function well even when you witness someone else’s emotions, struggles, fear and pain. Be detached so you remain unaffected by all the emotionally wrenching situations you will see in the course…

Lessons from Crowdsourcing

I had the opportunity to participate in the Crowdsourcing program organized by Sociobator Creatives which touched upon topics ranging from corporate governance to social innovation. The event boasted of a rather phenomenal set of speakers who highlighted the focus points around social innovation fairly well. I have to take this moment to acknowledge fate for…