I was sitting at Zen Cafe and noticed an acrylic painting also known as Fluid Painting workshop taking place in the café. Continue reading “The Rainbow Art: Fluid Painting at Its Best”
Today there are a plethora of websites which cater to online education. Continue reading “DigiTal garAge: dO yOU Have ONE ?”
The report on remittance by the world bank is an eye-opener. Refer to the twitter feed wherein I had shared the report. India leads in remittance around the world is certainly not surprising but the 7% remittance fees are worth writing about here. It’s a pleasant surprise that reducing the remittance fees is part of sustainable development goals. Continue reading “Remittance and Black Hole”
Recently I visited Vishwakarma Institute of Technology(VIT), Pune, my alma mater for the first Conclave event organised at the institute. VIT is a leading private engineering institute in India and ranks among the top five in private engineering institutes. Continue reading “Vishwakarma Institute of Technology, Student Formula Racecar and Crowdfunding”
Coming Up a surprise special edition followed up by an article on the greatness of the United States of America.
The Lego Foundation is a new addition on my twitter handle. The Lego Group is synonymous for toys for children and is one of the foremost brands in the world. Headquartered in Denmark, The Lego Group defines the holistic Christian foundations of the country spreading joy, creativity and positive well-being among all. It is one of the quintessential companies to work on my list of the best companies to work in the world. So what are you waiting for, please apply for jobs at The Lego Group…I need to watch the Lego Batman movie sometime soon. Have a good night…
Pic Source: The Lego Foundation tweets
Aravind Eye-care System based in Madurai is the world’s largest ophthalmologist provider in the world with more than 350,000 eye operations a year. About 60 percent of operations are at low-cost or no cost, which makes it one of the best examples of social impact at the lower end of the pyramid. Continue reading “Wonder of Aravind Eyecare System: Thing of Consciousness”
The Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) just released a report on impact investing market. Looks an interesting read. 1340 organizations manage $502 bn assets globally which is less than 1 percent of the size of global capital markets. Asset managers dominate with 51% of estimated AUM and DFI at 27%. To make the impact space more impactful, the size of DFI must increase exponentially. Maximum number of the sample organizations are headquartered in North America.
Iceland passed the world’s first equal pay rule on January 1 2018 for companies with 25 employees and more with four years to be compliant. The rule becomes a benchmark to bridge inequity in the pay based on gender.
As an exception, I am publishing Lift For India competition held in the local gym near my place. The power lifting competition included three core strength exercises: Bench Press, Squats and Dead Lifts. The proceeds of the competition were donated to the families of the victims of Pulwana terror attack in Kashmir, India. For donation refer to the link below.
I am no way a master of these exercises but it’s always good to take part in a holistic cause. The spirit of the competition is always to enjoy and do your best. This article includes on the ground videos. Continue reading “Lift For India”
Azem Premji, the founder of Wipro, known for innovation and philanthropy, recently committed to give a major part of his fortune for charitable causes. The total amount of $21 bn catapults him globally to an exclusive club comprising of Bill Gates, George Soros, Warren Buffet to name a few as some of the most influential people in philanthropy. His largesse is so monumental, invigorating and inspiring for everyone around the world and enhance philanthropy among entrepreneurs and high net-worth people in India. Wipro started as a vegetable oil manufacturer and Azemji turned it into one of the best technology companies in India. Not only a visionary, Azem Premji is known for humility and simplicity. Continue reading “Azem Premji’s Enduring Benevolence”
One of the worst cyclones to hit Africa.
Attaching the article which I shared I had retweeted here. Pls help.