74-YO Ex-IPS Officer Turns Organic Farmer, Grows Paddy & Shrimp in Kerala

 “I will never stop serving my nation,” says former R&AW Chief PK Hormis Tharakan, who is showing that it’s never too late to live organic! #OrganicFarming #Kerala

‘If you protect the nation, the nation will protect you’, is the philosophy that P K Hormis Tharakan has lived his life by.

Tharakan, a former Chief of Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW) has played many roles Read more...


This 62-YO Puneri Will Teach You How To Make Your Own Clothes, One Spin At a Time!

“I know of 200 people who have taken up spinning as a result of my workshops. This number is wonderful in itself. It means we have kept the art of spinning alive for yet another generation,” says the man whose entire wardrobe is homespun and home-stitched! #Respect #LiveGreen

There was a hush at The Better India office as 30-odd employees observed Madhav Sahasrabudhe, a mechanical engineer from Pune, separating fibres Read more...


Chennai Water Crisis: 71-YO Rain Man Helps Hundreds Recharge Their Groundwater!

 When the going gets tough, the tough get going. And so, Dr Sekhar Raghavan is visiting housing complexes every day, hoping to use the upcoming monsoons to recharge the groundwater levels of Tamil Nadu’s capital.


The Chennai droughts have made not just national but international news. Most residents of the Tamil Nadu capital, whether young or old, rich or poor have been brought to the mercy of a couple hours&r Read more...


Ex-Banker from Gurugram Opens School Under Tree, Educates 700 Slum Kids in 10 Years

  In 2009, a group of kids ambushed GK Bhatnagar, begging for alms. At that time, he promised them a free school. Today, Bhatnagar has more than fulfilled his promise!

 At 10.30 am sharp, 70 students scuffle to find the best seat on the carpet under the tree. Some are looking for a cool shade while the others want a place in the front row. Their school has neither classrooms nor salaried teachers, but the students are n Read more...


Are You a Central Government Employee and About to Retire? Here is How SANKALP Can Change Your Life

Every year a number of central government employees retire from various jobs and departments. Retirement of employees is a continuous procedure for every government organisation. The central government has always worked hard to train retiring employees and resolve their pre-retirement inquiries. In one such initiative, the DPPW or Department of Pension and Pensioners’ Welfare has launched the SANKALP scheme.

The main motive of SANKALP initiative is - reorienting the pe Read more...