Posts Tagged ‘Youth’

Sustainable development with young innovators and fresh minds

March issue NL

The world took 150 years to realize that the invention of incandescent bulbs is the most inefficient way of lighting homes, 90% of energy consumed by incandescent bulbs goe for heating and remaining only 10 % for lighting. (more…)

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Talking and Listening to the Future

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Youth are the representatives of our common future. Listening to them is the seminal need of today. TERRE Launched new Initiative in partnership with educational institutes. (more…)

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OLDEST CIVILIZATION WITH YOUNGEST POPULATION

 

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INDIA’S ASSETS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE WORLD: I wrote for the special issue of ‘Vanarai’-a magazine published by an organization led by Former Commerce Minister of India , Mr. Mohan Dharia.  (more…)

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The Oldest Civilisation with the Youngest Population

INDIA’S ASSETS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE WORLD

(Invited  article that appeared with its translation in Marathi in the special issue of ” Vanarai ” published on the occassion of its 25th Anniversary in 2011. Vanarai is NGO founded by Dr. Mohan Dharia , Former Minister of Commerce of India and Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission, India )

Every one, when young,  plays with the ball. We throw it, kick it, bounce it, and catch it. Later in the life we do the same, but with another enormous ball called “the Earth”. We play with the Earth. That Earth  is presently bruised, worn-out and deflated  but  we continue  throwing it and kicking it. Many of us even neglect that ball  like a dust bean kept in the corner. In our quest to so called ‘prosperity’ , we do not recognize the urgent need to care for this wonderful ball-our only home in this universe. (more…)

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