Photo poems from Jagriti Yatra 2013

शाम ही तो थी /Just an evening it was चरवाहा चला गया /The shepherd left for home रोज़ की तरह /Like every ordinary day भेड़ों को /Driving home हँकाते हुए /All the sheep गई एक और शाम /As another evening passed रंग बिखरती है /It splashes colours रोज़ मेरे छत पर /Everyday on my roof… Continue reading Photo poems from Jagriti Yatra 2013

Jagriti Yatra Day Ten: Why so serious?

There comes a time when mere ideas don’t suffice, you ought to get on the ground and face realities. You feel serious inclination to do things. You perspectives change as you explore. Your prejudices get smashed up and horizons are widened. I had a chat with a friend, Yogita, who had a different vision before… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Ten: Why so serious?

Jagriti Yatra Day Nine: …And the Biz Gyan

After a jumping party on the train with loud music and too many ‘this is the last song guys!’, we winded up around two welcoming the new year. I, however, slept at around three as I had to write the daily blog post documenting the journey. And this certainly has been a great journey on… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Nine: …And the Biz Gyan

Jagriti Yatra Day Eight: Second freedom struggle and agents of change

As we bid good bye to 2013, the young men and women of India become more critical than ever to India’s growth story which has its roots in the villages. Villages which are full of opportunities in the area of social enterprise and it’s not charity, it has tremendous amount of money to be milked… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Eight: Second freedom struggle and agents of change

Jagriti Yatra Day Seven: Uninvited Interventions

When you are on a train, you have to face many issues. These can vary from physical to emotional to medial and etcetera. There will be water issue, train delays, technical issues and even toilet paper issue! But we must realise the simple fact that it’s a train. It’s a train, young men and women,… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Seven: Uninvited Interventions

Jagriti Yatra Day Six: Inspired by the twenty-somethings!

It is the sixth day at #JagritiYatra and we have listened and talked to quite a few role models from different verticals to have an idea about what those people faced and planned when they started in their respective fields. This journey has been an interesting one. There are 450 young people, brimming with ideas… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Six: Inspired by the twenty-somethings!

Jagriti Yatra Day Four: It rained business philosophy

Keeping up with the title of the post, I would like to put some great quotes from some of the most successful entrepreneurs, young and old, we met today on #JagritiYatra role model visit: “See volume as ally, population is not a problem it’s an opportunity” ~Subroto Bagchi, Co-Founder & Chairman, Mindtree “Risk is overrated… Continue reading Jagriti Yatra Day Four: It rained business philosophy