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39: 110004: How to revive the social sector from covid-19’s impact?
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EPISODE 45
25 Dec 2020

With phones replacing classrooms, covid-19 brought out a sudden need for digital accessibility. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Saransh Vaswani, co-founde ... Read more

With phones replacing classrooms, covid-19 brought out a sudden need for digital accessibility. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Saransh Vaswani, co-founder of Saajha, an NGO based in Delhi which worked with schools to bridge the gap for marginalized students and also work with parents to be active participants in schools. Read more

EPISODE 44
16 Dec 2020

Covid-19 and the uncertainty with it has made us all re-think our models of savings and further investing. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Prashant Maurya ... Read more

Covid-19 and the uncertainty with it has made us all re-think our models of savings and further investing. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Prashant Maurya, Partner, Citrine Financial Advisors, a Delhi-based financial planner on what investors need to keep in mind, what should your contingency fund hold and what steps you can take for future planning. Read more

EPISODE 43
10 Dec 2020

The new farm laws passed by the union government has seen an iconic protest since the past few weeks. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna talks to Ashutosh Kumar, Profe ... Read more

The new farm laws passed by the union government has seen an iconic protest since the past few weeks. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna talks to Ashutosh Kumar, Professor of Science, Panjab University about the three farm bills and the farmers protest. Read more

EPISODE 42
03 Dec 2020

Disaster for a school going children can be many including road safety, fire hazards and even mental health. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Anshu Sharma, ... Read more

Disaster for a school going children can be many including road safety, fire hazards and even mental health. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Anshu Sharma, co-founder of SEEDS, a not-for-profit organisation which works to provide community solutions. Sharma talks about the Safe Schools program which empowers children to become change agents for building resilience in their communities. Read more

EPISODE 41
25 Nov 2020

In November, Delhi Police announced an out of turn promotion for Seema Dhaka who became a head constable after re-uniting 76 children with their families. In this episode, Mint jou ... Read more

In November, Delhi Police announced an out of turn promotion for Seema Dhaka who became a head constable after re-uniting 76 children with their families. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Dhaka on her feat. Read more

EPISODE 40
18 Nov 2020

The Bihar assembly elections were a keenly watched contest not just for the people of the state but also for the rest of the country including Delhi. In this episode, Mint journali ... Read more

The Bihar assembly elections were a keenly watched contest not just for the people of the state but also for the rest of the country including Delhi. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Sanjay Kumar, professor at the New Delhi-based think tank - The Centre for the Study of Developing Societies-Lokniti on what the result means and implications for future elections. Read more

EPISODE 39
11 Nov 2020

On a normal year, the run-up to Diwali meant going to Diwali Melas held across the city to prepare the festival. This year is different with organizations like the Blind Relief Ass ... Read more

On a normal year, the run-up to Diwali meant going to Diwali Melas held across the city to prepare the festival. This year is different with organizations like the Blind Relief Association unable to organize such events which also helped them financially. This episode Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Radhika Bharatram, who is on the board of the association on how they are dealing with the crisis. Read more

EPISODE 38
23 Oct 2020

The need for efficient disaster management and mitigation is more important than ever now. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Abinash Mohanty, Programme Lead ... Read more

The need for efficient disaster management and mitigation is more important than ever now. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Abinash Mohanty, Programme Lead, Council on Energy, Environment and Water on how prepared Delhi is to handle such a crisis and what are the policy changes needed for efficient mitigation. Read more

EPISODE 37
14 Oct 2020

Just as winter sets in, the air quality becomes more and more unhealthy. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to researcher and author Siddharth Singh on the prob ... Read more

Just as winter sets in, the air quality becomes more and more unhealthy. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to researcher and author Siddharth Singh on the problem of air pollution, health impacts, role of stubble burning and the way ahead in all this. Read more

EPISODE 36
08 Oct 2020

Rejuvenation of the Yamuna River has been a long-standing promise. However, as Delhi stayed indoors during the lockdown, the river seemed to look cleaner. In this episode, Mint jou ... Read more

Rejuvenation of the Yamuna River has been a long-standing promise. However, as Delhi stayed indoors during the lockdown, the river seemed to look cleaner. In this episode, Mint journalist @pretikakhanna speaks to Dr. Suresh Kumar Rohilla who is the Programme Director for Water Programme at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) on the untreated waste that goes into the river and the rejuvenation process. Read more

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