The hockey legend

Balbir Singh senior is one of the legends of Indian hockey, winning three gold medals at the 1948, 1952, and 1956 Olympic Games. In 1952 and 1956 he was selected as the Indian flag bearer at the Open...

New age good samaritan

“Where there is great power, there is great responsibility”.  Kochouseph Chittilappilly is a man who takes his responsibilities seriously. At a time when kidney transplant rackets thrive across the c...

Women on wheels

The Women on Wheels programme empowers resource poor women to become professional drivers to enable them to gain remunerative ‘livelihoods with dignity’. The programme also enhances their awareness o...

The ships of hope

The Boat Clinics of Assam provides primary health care service to the remote isolated island communities on the river Brahmaputra. The first Boat Clinic was started in Dibrugarh in May 2005 and was c...

Safety in mobility

Piyush Tewari is the Founder & CEO of Save Life Foundation (SLF), a non-profit, non-governmental organisation committed to improving road safety and emergency medical care across India. Under his...

 Anti tobacco crusader 

Dr Mira Aghi is a behavioural scientist and an inspiration for many activists and crusaders working against tobacco. She has been involved with the Advocacy Forum for Tobacco Control (AFTC) since its...

The milk man of India

Architect of “Operation Flood”, the largest dairy development programme in the world, Late Dr. Verghese Kurien has enabled India to become the largest milk producer in the World. A man with a rare vi...

Devi Murthy

In our programme “Gems of India” we have for you Devi Murthy the founder and MD Kamal Kisan . She uses her skills, professional experience, and passion to make an impact at the bottom of the pyramid....

Dr. Anil Joshi

A dedicated researcher/activist in rural India, Padmashree Dr. Anil Joshi, using modern and ancient technologies, proved that it is possible to recharge small aquifers and spring catchments. Dr. Josh...

Mr. Ajai Kumar Mittal

The World Blind Union (WBU) is the internationally recognized organization, representing the 285 million blind and partially sighted persons in 190 member countries.  WBU brings together all the majo...