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COVID-19: Schools in South Africa to reopen from June 1 in a phased manner

The school curricula will also be drastically revised and extra-curricular activities such as sports will be prohibited, Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Tuesday

Published on 20th May 2020
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IIT Gandhinagar launches 1-year PG diploma for graduating students whose future plans have been disrupted by COVID-19

In addition, IIT Gandhinagar is also offering two Fellowships - ‘IIT Gandhinagar Junior Fellowship in Leadership’ and ‘Sabarmati Bridge Fellowship’

Published on 12th May 2020
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Desperate, hungry and broke: Why migrant workers stuck in India's cities desperately want out 

The workers have not been paid wages and owe their landlords money too, there employers on the other hand have disappeared

Published on 1st May 2020
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Empty stomach, discontinued studies: How the lockdown shattered the dreams of these human trafficking survivors

We spoke to two youngsters who were rescued from human trafficking. The pandemic and the lockdown hit them at a time when they almost rebuilt their lives

Published on 29th April 2020
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Artist Annada N Menon's art is up for sale as part of her lockdown fundraiser 2x4 feet. Check it out

The visual artist hopes to donate the connected amount to over 10 NGOs that have been working to support a number of different causes including abuse victims and stray animals

Published on 29th April 2020
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Meet the mentally challenged Kerala woman who stitched 1000 masks and gave it to Shailaja Teacher

Raji Radhakrishnan handed over the masks to the Kerala Health Minister, two days back. This is her story

Published on 25th April 2020
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From awareness in tribal languages to virtual reading clubs, this group of TISS students is helping the marginalised survive the lockdown

Eklavya has also launched an initiative called Let's Help Maharashtra to help daily wage labourers with food and basic needs. The project design has been adopted by groups across the country

Published on 14th April 2020
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Campaign King: How Vipul Singh's NGO Tapas uses everything from street plays to video tech to change lives

Tapas NGO, which works with a number of social issues through a number of artforms is now preparing itself to lend a hand during the COVID-19 lockdown

Published on 9th April 2020
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Here's how this therapists' collective is providing free counselling online to help people deal with the COVID-19 crisis

Crisis counselling involves providing support and guidance to an individual or a group of people such as a family or a community during a crisis like the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak

Published on 10th April 2020
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#WomComMatters: Meet the woman who's trying to get the Telangana State Women's Commission up and running

Spurthi Kolipaka from Hyderabad and her team is campaigning for the Telangana State Women's Commission to get a chairperson and start to take up the responsibilities that they have been allotted 

Published on 9th April 2020
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Go Corona Go: How law enforcers are using Corona dolls, helmets and songs to spread awareness amid lockdown

Local authorities, social workers and some other people are using unique methods to spread awareness about COVID-19 and to tackle the violators amid the lockdown. Check it out!

Published on 4th April 2020
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Social worker in Moradabad wears Coronavirus-themed helmet to spread awareness

Vishesh Pal, a social worker, also works as a delivery agent for the Agarwal Community Kitchen which is providing food to the marginalized sections of the society during the lockdown

Published on 4th April 2020
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Bombay HC seeks Mumbai varsity's response on exams to be held amid Coronavirus breakout

The government had allowed for HSC and SSC exams to be held as per schedule. Ingle's advocate, Jamshed Mistry, on Monday told the court that University exams are scheduled to start on March 23

Published on 16th March 2020
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For every ikat shirt you buy from The Jobless Street, one shirt goes to the needy

Hyderabad-based Saikiran Gaddam entrepreneur with a heart of a social worker has launched The Jobless Street, a portal that offers premium ikat shirts, for a cause. This is how he went about doing it 

Published on 16th March 2020
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Ashamed that Kapil Mishra is our alumnus: DU's Social Work students call BJP leader a blot on DSSW legacy

The Students' Union of the Department has accused the BJP leader of tarnishing the image of the department and also their profession

Published on 28th February 2020

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