Inspired by Faith

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From widows swathed in white to monochrome images of goddess Durga, “Durga” an exhibition at The Gallery on MG by artist Sharmistha Dutta, in collaboration with Sulabh International, surveys the way women are treated in the 21st century. “The focus of the exhibition is on gender biases and widows in India; to portray Durga in… Read more »

Women who are empowering rural India

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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY Women who are empowering rural India Priyanka Bharti, brand ambassador for Sulabh, has convinced 40-odd families to get toilets constructed in their homes in Vishnupur. (Ashok Dutta/HT Photo) Source : http://www.hindustantimes.com/specials/Internationalwomensdayspecial2014/spl3-lid.aspx  

The power of she

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Head over for this stunning exhibition by photographer Sharmistha Dutta titled Durga. The artiste celebrates the power of the goddess and the feminine through her latest works Ya Devi sarva-bhuteshu, Shakti rupena sansthita. The Sanskrit shloka encapsulates: The Omnipresent Goddess is the embodiment of Power. Sharmistha Dutta’s photography exhibition being hosted at The Gallery on MG is… Read more »

Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives of Companies Help in Creating Infrastructure says Chidambaram

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New Delhi: The Union Finance Minister Shri P Chidambaram has lauded the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Initiatives taken by companies to further upgrade the social infrastructure facilities available in rural and semi urban areas of the country.  He said that such initiatives have created significant infrastructure in socially relevant areas. The Finance Minister pointed out that… Read more »

Sulabh awarded for providing low-cost toilets

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New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) — The World CSR Congress awarded non-governmental organisation Sulabh International for providing low-cost toilets across the country, said an official statement released here Wednesday. “On the occasion of World CSR Day yesterday (Tuesday), Sulabh International Social Service Organisation was awarded in Mumbai with the NGO Leadership and Excellence Award in… Read more »

Scourge of scavenging

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Bindeshwar Pathak’s life has been an amazing story of sacrifice, selfless service and undiluted commitment. He fought against the most obnoxious and degrading practice of manual scavenging in India. Defying taunts, ridicule and even isolation from members of his family and friends, he pursued his mission to make India scavenger-free with single-minded devotion and unadulterated… Read more »