The recent global financial meltdown seems to be making news continuously for the last couple of months. We seem to be hearing horror stories from around the world; how it is impacting industry; how the economic slowdown will affect the nation’s progress; how families are shattered due to the crisis and how a few people have even committed suicide.… Continue reading
The 25th year of SVYM’s foundation is nearing. Come December 1st and we will be completing our 24 years of existence and stepping into the 25th year. When one sits back and recalls our earlier years and our struggles, one suddenly realises that the struggles have not really gone away.… Continue reading
On the 9th of this month, i was invited to be the Chief Guest at the inauguration of a new NGO. This NGO called SMART was set up to promote organic farming and give training to rural youth and farmers. What made the event special to me was that this NGO was being set up at Chinnadagudihundi near Nanjangud.… Continue reading
A lot of people are now asking me what would we do now that the RTI (Jaagruthi) Yathre is over and done with. Some have even questioned the wisdom of our walk and whether the effort was worth it.
Everyday, we receive more than 50 telephone calls at our RTI cell.… Continue reading
Dr.R.Balasubramaniam has been invited to be a part of the Vision Group on Karnataka 2020, a panel constituted for finalizing the State’s vision document and its subsequent implementation. Chief Minister Mr.B.S.Yeddyurappa will head this Group.
The vision document promises to unfold strategies to achieve total eradication of poverty, elimination of regional imbalances, upgrading facilities for an orderly and comfortable life of people both in urban and rural areas of the State.… Continue reading