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

  • Dr. Prakash Amte is a renowned doctor and social worker who devoted his life to the upliftment and development of tribal people in Maharashtra and the neighboring states.
For over twenty years, he lived with the tribals and started a hospital, medical store and residential school for them. He also opened an orphanage for injured wild animals.
His book


  • The Andaman and Nicobar Islands are picturesque undulating islands covered with dense rain-fed, damp and evergreen forests and endless varieties of exotic flora and fauna.
Apart from beautiful islands, there are several tourists spots situated on these islands that are surrounded by mesmerizing beaches offering water sports activities.
This is one of the best places to spend the holidays enjoying snorkeling, scuba diving, sea-cruises and also knowing more about the history and culture of the region.


  • The Hidden Grand Canyon of India is a spectacular gorge formed by river Pennar that cuts through Erramala hills in Andhra Pradesh and is breathtakingly beautiful.
It is 4km long and 700m deep and holds a sprawling ancient fort, a mosque and a couple of exquisitely carved temples in the backdrop.
Different colored layers of rocks make the walls of the gorge extremely impressive and prove that they are millions of years old.


  • Auli Lake is the highest man-made lake in the world. It is 3000 meters above the sea and is nestled in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand.
The lake was developed with a view of creating artificial snow on new ski slopes in the event of low snowfall.
The water of Auli Lake is fed into the snow guns stationed along the ski slopes and thus provide a good skiing surface and an extended ski season.


  • The Chausathi Joginis temple is a magnificent temple built in a circular fashion that houses 56 idols of Goddess made of black granite.
Built by Queen Hiradevi of Bramha dynasty in the 9th century, the temple houses a central altar which has the remaining 8 Goddess idols.
It is a tantric temple with hypaethral architecture as tantric prayer rituals involve worshiping all the 5 elements of nature - fire, water, earth, sky and ether.


  • Ghongadi blankets are environmentally friendly and well-insulated blankets made from organic wool that act as natural thermal blankets.
These blankets, woven from the yarn made from the hair of sheep are made in the remote tribal area of Nandurbar in Maharashtra.
The blankets form an inevitable part of the lives of


  • The Chowdiah Memorial Hall is probably the only auditorium in the world that is shaped like a violin complete with the strings, keys, the bridge and the bow.
It is dedicated to the memory of violinist T. Chowdiah, who added three extra strings to the traditional 4-string violin.
The auditorium hosts a wide range of events from Carnatic and Hindustani concerts, jazz, ballets, dance performances, plays and many more.


  • Parattu Raveendran Sreejesh is an extremely talented Indian field hockey player and plays as a goalkeeper for the Indian national team.
He has steered India to many victories and has been adjudged