Monthly Archives: November 2015

Impact of Siksha Sarthi programme on children in Mandvi

As part of its CSR initiative the Siksha Sarthi programme has been launched in partnership with Pratham, an agency specialising in working on learning achievements in schools. Given that learning achievements in schools is a key concern in school education … Continue reading

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When Arjun was reborn

There was a time when describing young Arjunbhai Nanjibhai Maheshwari as the ‘teacher’s favourite’ would have been considered as nothing but an act of sarcasm, and dismissed instantly. Because Arjun, a student of Standard 5 in the government-run Layja primary … Continue reading

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Saarthi on the driving seat

Shiksha Saarthi, the joint initiative between Coastal Gujarat Power Limited (CGPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tata Power Company, and Pratham Education Foundation, a front-runner in the field of education, has done it again. Even as policy pundits struggle to … Continue reading

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CGPL: Going the family way

It is no longer a local problem plaguing a particular region of India. The issue has assumed national proportions now, and is crippling the vast machinery of formal education, slowly but surely. Unless immediate steps are taken to rein in … Continue reading

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CGPL’s Reader Leader

To her family and neighbours nine year old Bhumi would come across as a teary-eyed, reticent child, who was also a bit of a loner. It took the discerning skills of an astute social worker like Krishna ben to recognise … Continue reading

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