Understanding the nuances of National Education Policy 2020

Written by: Sayani Kundu As soon as the National Education Policy amendment has been announced, it became the talk of the town. The government had initiated for an “inclusive, participatory and holistic approach, which takes into consideration expert opinions, field experiences, inquiry, stakeholder feedback, further as lessons learned from best practices”. The policy claims to supply promisingContinue reading “Understanding the nuances of National Education Policy 2020”

Bas 5 Minut! for your everyday Mental Health

Written by: Anna Abraham Despite living in a world thriving on globalization and progressive ideals, mental health is still a topic of shame and humiliation. It is still considered a taboo and does not receive the appropriate candor it should.  In a developing country like India, where progressivism and backwardness run side by side, mentalContinue reading “Bas 5 Minut! for your everyday Mental Health”

The need for collaborative efforts for Social Change

“One piece of log creates a small fire, adequate to warm you up, add just a few more pieces to blast an immense bonfire, large enough to warm up your entire circle of friends; needless to say, that individuality counts but teamwork dynamites.” ~ Jin Kwon ~ There is often a misconception that social change requiresContinue reading “The need for collaborative efforts for Social Change”

Our Voice, Our Equal Future

Written by: Ananya Shetty, Intern UPAY The last decade has seen many young girls rise to the occasion to lead the conversation and campaign on important social issues. This year on the International Day of Girl Child, we celebrate the talent and dedication of these young girls. At UPAY, we are proud to say thatContinue reading “Our Voice, Our Equal Future”

Virtual Setup for underprivileged children: How prepared are we?

By: Swasti Tiwari (Intern, UPAY) Abundant opportunities are subsisting in society today. Most of these are predominantly the prerogative of the privileged section. The under-resourced strata still lack them. The proliferation of the Corona Virus has worsened the situation. Closure of schools might protect the school kids from COVID-19, but their impact is going toContinue reading “Virtual Setup for underprivileged children: How prepared are we?”