Womanhood is mature, thoughtful, and responsible!
Commemorating International Women’s Day, March 8, 2018, we feature in this issue an insightful conversation with Mrs. Edda Sehgal, cofounder, Sehgal Foundation, US, and S M Sehgal Foundation, India.  Read More . . .  


10-year celebration of Krishi Jyoti
March 27, 2018 witnessed the 10 year celebration of Krishi Jyoti, a CSR partnership project of Mosaic India with Sehgal Foundation, along with the Mosaic Company Foundation Awards. The awards are given each year to recognize doctoral students of truly exceptional ability and originality of thought and contribution in the field of plant nutrition. 
Watch video: Krishi Jyoti's 10-year delightful journey.

Read Blog: Krishi Jyoti: A project to empower, equip, and enable farmers of Nuh, Haryana, published as a good practice story by Center for Research on Innovation and Science Policy (CRISP). 



Celebrating women 
March 8 is observed as International Women’s Day. Every year, Sehgal Foundation organizes women’s conclaves in villages to mark this occasion. This year these events and others were organized across Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. Read More . . .  

Legal literacy camp engages citizens
An important pillar of democracy is citizen participation, which is facilitated through awareness. Over 1,360 villagers attended the camp organized on March 5, 2018, in village Baraka, Nuh, Haryana, receiving information on diverse government schemes in the presence of the Chief Judicial Magistrate-cum-Secretary, District Legal Services Authority.

Much thought on International Women’s Day
Rajvati and Omvati of Muhammadpur Ahir village, Tauru block, Nuh district of Haryana raised their voices against a reluctant gram panchayat (village council) for making sanitation services in their village more inclusive and responsive. Learn More . . . 

ALFAZ-E-MEWAT: a week of listening 
by Julia Thomas
As part of a yearlong, experiential research project on grassroots media in different countries, I was lucky to have the opportunity to spend approximately one week with the team at Alfaz-e-Mewat. Read More . . . 

Editorial Team: Arti Manchanda Grover, Marly Cornell, Pooja O. Murada

Contributors: Aparna Radhakrishnan, Debika Goswami, Julia Thomas, Sarah Berry, Siprian Kiro, Susmita Guru

Photo credits: Sehgal Foundation staff

Design and Production: Communications team

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