Hasiru Dala: Improving the lives of waste-pickers while addressing the problem of waste management in the urban locales

    A few of months back, I saw an interesting Instagram post. It was about a newly married couple engaging the services of an unusual service provider to manage their wastes, a typical side effect of Indian marriages.     I was intrigued by the organization and its novel way of addressing a very…

NanoHealth: Saathi to good health at the doorstep of thousands

Re-imagining the problem of healthcare Being responsible for 60% of all deaths, chronic diseases can safely be called India’s biggest killers. These diseases which occur in form of various ailments like diabetes, stroke and hypertension rob our country of 4-10% of its GDP. At 65 million (Industry Report, Healthcare: India, The Economist Intelligence Unit, July…