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...


Ex-Top Cop of Assam Chooses to Teach in Govt. School Over Cushy Post-Retirement Job!

  “We never stop learning — one must always be socially relevant, physically active and mentally engaged.”

 Instead of settling for a cushy post-retirement posting, former Assam Director General of Police (DGP) Mukesh Sahay has decided to use his years of experience as a police trainer to teach mathematics to students at the Sonaram Higher Secondary School in Guwahati’s Bharalumukh area. Read more...


Are Your Medicines Fake? Here is How The Govt Plans to Let You Check in Seconds

The Drug Technical Advisory Board (DTAB) is now planning to form a system to ensure that you buy only genuine medicines.

 Buying medicines over-the-counter is easy if you have a prescription and a good chemist. What often goes unchecked is whether the product you are buying to cure an illness is genuine or fake. How many times has a chemist or druggist suggested an alternative medicine to your preference?



For Decades, Many Ideas of this Scientist Have Generated Crores in 12,000 Villages

Dr Anand Karve, the founder of the Appropriate Rural Technology Institute (ARTI), to conduct the work of developing new rural technologies, has a stunning list of achievements to his name, some of which we shall have a look at below.

 Since 1964, Dr Karve has continuously headed research organisations and conducted research projects.

More than 50 R&D projects were successfully condu


Meet the Ex-IAS Officer Who Left America to Head the Swachh Bharat Mission!

  Meet Parameswaran Iyer, a former IAS (Indian Administrative Service) officer who currently leads the Swachh Bharat Mission for the government.

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (Clean India Mission) promised to bring open defecation in India down to zero, and the government had also guaranteed that it would build enough toilets in every village and city to completely eradicate the problem of open defecation.

Many of us w