"Dream, Dream, Dream! Conduct these dreams into thoughts and then transform them into action."
- Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

31-05-2016 05:00 AM | Aastha Dogra | My Indian Dream

A Passionate Story of a True Conservationist! | My Indian Dream

For about thirty-five years now, one man has been single-handedly planting trees. The man has been so dedicated in his endeavors, that a land of 550 hectares has changed into a lush green forest, all thanks to his efforts! Meet Jadav Payeng - “India’s Forest Man”, christened appropriately by the Jawaharlal Nehru University, for hi... Read More

29-05-2016 05:00 PM | Aastha Dogra | My Indian Dream

Secure Humanity! Save the Environment! | My Indian Dream

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it” - Robert Swan Human beings have inhabited this earth since times immemorial. But we are not the only ones to own this planet. We share it with other living organisms, plants, forests, rivers, valleys, mountains and many more marvelous creations of the... Read More

28-05-2016 05:00 PM | Aastha Dogra | My Indian Dream

Groundwater Crisis | My Indian Dream

By global standards, the average rainfall in our country is more than sufficient to meet the demand for water. However, much of the rain water is wasted as there is hardly any provision to store or harvest it. Due to this, today farmers, industries, and city people - everyone depends on groundwater. Dependence on Groundwater... The capacity o... Read More

27-05-2016 05:00 PM | Aastha Dogra | My Indian Dream

It’s in the Air! | My Indian Dream

Are you aware that in our country, lakhs of people die due to air pollution every year? The quality of air is life-threatening in some of the Indian cities like Agra, Lucknow, Delhi, Patna and Ahmadabad, amongst others. The toxic levels in the air are ten times higher than the WHO (World Health Organization) standards. Air pollution is particularly... Read More

26-05-2016 05:00 PM | Aastha Dogra | My Indian Dream

India’s Litter Problem | My Indian Dream

You go to any street, town, village or city in India, you are sure to find trash everywhere. Cans, plastic, food waste, papers - our streets are filled with all kinds of rubbish and notorious for resembling landfills! In fact, littering i.e. throwing things anywhere except for in the dustbin is a socially acceptable norm! No one even thinks twice b... Read More