Social Work
People  /  Published 09.11.21

Philanthropist Ratan Postwalla breaks down his humanitarian vision

“One of my broader goals is to have every citizen of Kolkata donate a nominal amount on a regular basis. If every citizen donated Re. 1 every week, we’d be able to collect 1.5 crores every...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 01.11.21

Born and raised in Kolkata, Antra Bhargava is making waves for the right reasons

PACE teaches you to be Prepared, A is for Awareness, C is how to respond with Clarity and E stands for Escape. The objective is to escape and not win a situation. The idea is that you divide your life...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Career  /  Published 24.10.21

Top 10 postgraduate fellowships in Public Policy in India

These fellowships provide experiential learning and training to be changemakers...
By Saikat Chakraborty

People  /  Published 18.10.21

Rituparna Sengupta brings big smiles to little faces

“I have had a special attachment with the Chaltabagan puja for years. The organisers here always reached out with a lot of warmth and affection. The puja committee organises many wonderful progr...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NGO counselling for slum-dwelling parents

Parents of children living in slums are being counselled by a city NGO so that their girls and boys continue with their studies and do not give up midway. The counselling also includes an effort to m...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


Culture  /  Published 17.08.21

Robin Hood Army serves the poor

By Aniruddha Biswas

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.21

UK doctor helps fight Covid second wave

A 10-year childhood association with the city and its people prompted a London-based Bengali doctor to stand with Calcuttans during the second wave of Covid-19. Wales-born Rimona Sengupta, an alumnus...
By Ayan Paul in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.07.21

Farmers given snake shields in Hooghly

One hundred farmers in Hooghly district on Friday got a pair of gumboots and gloves, each, as a shield against snakebites, from an organisation that works to reduce human-wildlife conflict. The monso...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

New Town teen bags Diana Award 2021 for social work

Seventeen-year-old Arushi Pant is proof that you’re never too young for social work. The resident of New Town’s Rosedale Garden started Children’s Armour two years ago that, among ot...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 07.07.21

75-yr-old gifts an ambulance to St Xavier’s College

A woman who turned 75 on June 19 did not host a party to celebrate the occasion. Shakuntala Lakhotia, instead, turned up at St Xavier’s College on Monday to give an ambulance to the institution...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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