Pioneering Change

Pioneering Change

Sep 27, 2018

The Society for Rational Development (SFORD) works towards holistic development in the villages of western Rajasthan, under the leadership of Manish Mundra and Dr Sunil Nahar. MARWAR brings you their inspiring story.

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Giving a New Face to Chirawa

Giving a New Face to Chirawa

Jun 1, 2018

Keen to address the water scarcity issue of what once used to be the home of their forefathers, the Dalmia family decided to set up a non-government, non-political and non-profit organisation.

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FOREST ESSENTIALS

FOREST ESSENTIALS

Nov 24, 2017

In order to develop the neighbouring areas and aid the locals, the Ranthambhore Foundation was established as a registered non-governmental organisation in 1987.

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A tale of compassion and charity

A tale of compassion and charity

Aug 2, 2017

A walk through kolkataโ€™s Amherst Street, or Raja Rammohan Roy Sarani as it is now called, evokes a deep sense of nostalgia. Among its treasure trove of old, historic buildings stands an imposing red brick structure better known as Shree Vishudhanand Saraswat (SVS)

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Brightly flows the river

Brightly flows the river

May 18, 2016

The Phoenix and Palladium malls, which her family own, may epitomise consumerism, but Amla Ruia, wife of Ashok Ruia, prefers to devote her time and resources to those who need her expertise and energy. MARWAR meets the altruist to find out more about

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Illuminating Minds

Illuminating Minds

Oct 12, 2015

Alarmingly, a huge chunk of Indiaโ€™s population still remains insulated from education, even though it is seen as a key factor on which so many other developmental issues remain hinged. Among the glittering forward-thinking minds who have recognised and striven to address this

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Weaving Livelihoods

Weaving Livelihoods

Oct 12, 2015

Jaipur Rugs has given traditional carpet weaving in India a fresh lease of life by providing sustainable livelihood opportunities to 40,000 artisans in over 600 villages. Talking to founder Nand Kishore Chaudhary, MARWAR finds he has not only opened up a global market

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Rooting For Humanity

Rooting For Humanity

Feb 13, 2015

For late social activist and diamond merchant, Kishore V Khimawat, planting trees in his home state, Rajasthan, was just the tip of the iceberg.

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