Gayathri Balan, Gandhi Fellowship Alumna, Batch 2012-14, made it to Oxford University for her MBA after completing the Gandhi Fellowship. She is currently working at an international consulting and
Gandhi Fellowship has inspired me not just to dream but also to scale that dream. It has taught me to face the conflict and discord that exists in the system and still have the desire to work through
Akanksha, a Gandhi Fellowship Alumna, shares her journey of exploring ‘Good Education’. She talks about insights that helped shape her perspectives and gain learning to work passionately to transform
Vivek comes from a humble background where the parent aspires that their child either becomes a doctor or an engineer.
Alakshi Tomar, Gandhi Fellowship Alumna, Batch 2014-16, is the co-founder of a menstrual health and hygiene organisation called TruCup. Alakshi works towards growing & building an inclusive community
It is not often when a depressed beneficiary having suicidal thoughts seeks help.
When I started my journey with Gandhi Fellowship, it felt like a new adventure, an altered way of life. For 2 years, I was shifting base from my home in the urban metropolis Mumbai to a rural district
Piramal Swasthya in collaboration with Government of Himachal Pradesh launched 75 telemedicine nodes in the state to deliver preventive and primary healthcare solutions for long term relief for....
Piramal Swasthya signed an MoU with Women and Child Welfare Department (WCD) for a total of 10 "Community Nutrition Hubs" in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, East Godavari, West Godavari for..
On 4th July, 2019, Gandhi Fellowship location, Ahmedabad , the team hosted a group of members from The British Asian Trust, UBS Optimus Foundation, DFID - UK Department for International Development..
While the 10th Batch of 146 Gandhi Fellows graduated on 31st May 2019, the Gandhi Fellowship welcomed another group of future leaders at the Piramal School of Leadership, Bagar, Rajasthan.
The Asia Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) Conference 2019, held on 25th June, focused on bringing together a diverse group of funders and resource providers from around the globe to take part....
Employee Social Impact (ESI) is Piramal Group’s employee volunteering program which provides meaningful volunteering opportunity by bringing NGO partners and beneficiaries closer to you.
Mr Alok Kumar, Advisor, NITI Aayog, visited Bihar to conduct a ground-level assessment of the interventions under the Aspirational Districts Transformation Programme (ADTP) focusing on the status of..
Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership signed an MoU with the Assam Government to improve education indicators identified by the NITI Aayog across 5 aspirational districts in the state,....
Doing good is inherent in everyone. However, how does one go about it? How do I manage time along with my job? How can I create a difference in society? Questions such as these crop up in our minds...
Further to the MoU, Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership began equipping staff on Socio-Emotional & Ethical Learning through internal workshops, in association with Emory University.
Piramal Sarvajal's Swajal team, which works in 16 aspirational districts across 7 states in India organized a Lunch-and-Learn session with NITI Aayog in New Delhi.
The inaugural ceremony of 46th Annual National Conference of Indian Association of Preventive and Social Medicine and International Symposium on National Health Protection Mission, launched the First
Swajal is a demand-driven, mini piped water supply scheme that lays emphasis on community ownership to ensure sustainable drinking water provision at remote rural habitations. Sarvajal has facilitated
Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership along with Google introduced the 'Bolo app'
Piramal Sarvajal signed an MoU with the with Govt. of Maharashtra to enable effective last-mile service provision for drinking water by providing tried and tested methodology and processes for selecti
Aditya Natraj, CEO, Kaivalya Education Foundation & Piramal Foundation for Education Leadership, participated in the panel discussion with His Holiness The Dalai Lama at the Global Launch of Social,
Tanu Aggarwal and Ajay Vishwakarma, Gandhi Fellows, Batch 2017-19, have created an app – Suno Kitaab, that is a collation of audio learning materials based on school textbooks. They created the app wi
Saaras Impact Foundation (SIF), co-founded by Saleem Khan in November 2016 is working for the underprivileged and economically weaker sections of the community on their social rights.
Piramal Swasthya, in association with UNICEF India, co-hosted the third inter-faith conclave with UNICEF India from March 6 to 7, 2019, to improve health & nutrition indicators.
Piramal Swasthya in collaboration with the Govt. of Maharashtra will improve the delivery and uptake of health services, through Mobile Medical Units (MMUs) and Clinics and set up a Technical Support
Piramal Sarvajal's R&D team and Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Gadgil, UC Berkeley, along with Anita Kumar and Kezia Fernades
Abhay Raghavan, Gandhi Fellowship Alumnus, Batch 2013-15, started The upSchool Project with an aim to change the discourse by initiating dialogue around non-academic skills like socio-emotional skills
Anuj Sharma, CEO, Piramal Sarvajal participated in the CEO's Water Alliance (CEWA), organized by USISPF at iCreate on 17th Jan,19.
After the successful launch of our Virtual Field Support in 6 locations across 6 states in the country, Piramal Foundation officially launched another VFS center at Pakur, Jharkhand.
Piramal Swasthya in association with Care Hospitals launches “Ummeed”– a cancer screening program for rural Telangana. Ummeed is designed with an aim to reduce the impact of oral, breast and cervical
The Gandhi Fellowship program is structured as a 2-year program to enable the selected youth to develop the skills of causing change and causing an impact.
500+ children and community members in Dungarpur spread the importance of reading and celebrated an event on Reading Campaign
I was born in the small town of Jalalabad, Uttar Pradesh. All my life, I have always been struggling to get the quality education. Joining Miranda house,
Piramal Foundation’s Employee Social Impact (ESI) initiative is aimed at engaging Piramal Group employees in a variety of social programs that benefit the community at large.
Daan Utsav is India’s ‘festival of giving’. Launched in 2009, the festival is celebrated annually, commencing on Gandhi Jayanti – from October 2 to 8. The festival brings together people from all walk
On World AIDS Day, 1st December 2014, India’s first HIV AIDS Counselling Helpline Service – 1097 called as National AIDS Helpline 1097 was launched by National AIDS Control Organisation (NACP), suppor
Gopikrishna Piramal Memorial Hospital (Piramal Hospital), located at Lower Parel, Mumbai, was established in 1983 with the mission to reduce the burden of disease for to the depressed socio economic s
Under the Nutrition Month, a health and awareness demonstration activity was organized for the students of the Tyagi Girls School in Damoh by the Women & Child Development department. Project Officer
Mr. Anil Swarup, CEO, State Development Council, Govt. of Jharkhand,visited an exclusive gallery walk through and group interaction organised by the Gandhi Fellows in Ranchi, Jharkhand.
Would you be able to live in a remote village? You may have been to a fair share of rural towns, had conversations with locals, eaten with them, spent a day with them. But what if you had to spend a w
In today’s world, technology occupies centre stage. It is essential to implement new digitised education tools in rural India. Introduction of such ed-tech tools can solve the problems of mass reach,
Sanjhi is a rural immersion program for budding artists to understand the ecosystem of rural Rajasthan and get an opportunity to showcase their art. Initiated in June 2018, by Ganita, a Gandhi Fellow
Piramal Swasthya has been the toll-free SARATHI ‘104’- Health Information Helpline Service in Guwahati since 2010. It is a 24×7 source for answering all health queries that is availed just by dialing
Sarvajal’s Water ATM saw its first few successes in the villages of Bagar and Laxmangarh in Rajasthan. Both these villages have had Water ATMs functional for the last 2 years and boast of more than 50
Piramal Swasthya launched D.E.S.H – a Community-based cancer screening program for early detection and reduction of mortality due to oral, breast and cervical cancer in November 2017 in Kamrup, Assa
Concern regarding the academic burden of students and unsatisfactory quality of learning have been voiced repeatedly in our country. Patitapabhan, a Gandhi Fellow, observed that if children are provid
It has been 6 months that 250+ Gandhi Fellows joined the District Transformation Program across 30 most backward districts and 8 states to improve educational outcome in the districts. It is imperativ
During Gandhi fellowship 2016-2018 in Jhunjhunu, while working in a government school, the fellow observed that the financial condition at home is also affecting the kids both in terms of health and l
Many organizations today have a Management Trainee (MT) program that lets Young Leaders explore various functions of a company, shares organization processes and fast tracks grooming for future leader
As stated by a report in 2015, there is one NGO for every 400 people in India. These 30 Lakh NGOs are striving to change the socio-economic status of the vulnerable populations and facing tremendous c