Ayushman Bharat – How it can help

The biggest health care program in the world – Ayushman Bharat  is about to complete two years of operation. The very first health centre under Ayushman Bharat was inaugurated by PM Modi on April 14th, 2018. So far the scheme has impacted 93 lakh beneficiaries already. The report card from Oct last year is as … Read more Ayushman Bharat – How it can help

Mera Bharat Mahan !

Note – I upset a very dear friend with my choice of words in the first paragraph of this blog. I was very angry when I wrote this, but that’s no excuse. I am rewording the offensive paragraph. Apologies to all my friends and well wishers for the wrong choice of words and thanks to … Read more Mera Bharat Mahan !

India – the last frontier for the fanatics ….

In the days after the CAA was passed by the parliament, there are three pictures that sent a chill down my spine and they tell a disturbing story of our country at this present juncture. I am no political commentator nor an activist – I am just a regular citizen of India with a deepening … Read more India – the last frontier for the fanatics ….

Water Woes And Your Role

We were watching the talk show “Neeya Naana” on Vijay TV and today’s topic was on water shortage in Chennai and overall in Tamil Nadu. As always, the debate was slowly being veered towards government bashing and the fact that “they” didn’t/don’t do enough and that all people of Chennai are water warriors. Someone even … Read more Water Woes And Your Role

#VoteKar #PhirEkBaarModiSarkar

A few days back, Ms. Priyanka Chaturvedi, the very vocal CONgress spokesperson suddenly quit the CONgress and joined Shiv Sena, an ally of the BJP. She felt let down that some goons who had misbehaved with her and she had complained about it to the “Family” were brought back within 6 months of the incident … Read more #VoteKar #PhirEkBaarModiSarkar

The entitled Indian

Just before we started on our trip this time, we went to Sanjay’s house for dinner. During the course of our conversation, Sanjay related an incident that happened at the OM Foundation school that he runs. He went to a classroom and found the waste bin overflowing. He asked the students why it was so … Read more The entitled Indian

Ambassador stories

Today I was watching a re-run of “Kaun Banega Maha Crorepati” and luckily it was the episode where the two brothers won 7 crores. Loved the way they answered questions and their victory proves the adage, “fortune favors the brave”. One of the questions the brothers were asked was about the Ambassador car and which … Read more Ambassador stories

Inequality, Is there a solution? What Can I do as an individual?

I happened to read an article on Facebook posted by someone, with a hard hitting on your face photograph of street children in India. I almost came to tears…seeing a bunch of kids who neither had a confirmed source of food nor even clothes to cover themselves. Despite having three different and distinct models that … Read more Inequality, Is there a solution? What Can I do as an individual?