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At the Visarjan Ghat, Powai Lake on 29/9/2012, Interview with Suman Basu

The mood at the Visarjan Ghat today is palpitating, throbbing with energy,devotion and faith. The volunteers and the police are working hand to hand is cordoning and ensuring that the traffic movement and the visarjan procession moves as smoothly and efficiently as possible. Here I catch up with Suman Basu for a short interview to […]

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This NGO “Ranphul” makes Eco- Ganesha’s

Here is a short interview with volunteers of the NGO “Ranphul”. They deliver in mumbai, and even come to your house to custom design “rangoli” and decorations. To order eco ganesha’s , contact this NGO called “Ranphulll” means “Wild flower. It provides employment and sustenance to women. email is ranphull@gmail.com Tel: 9967154267 Name Sujata Chouwdhary.

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Beautiful Street play on education draws the crowd at Garib Nagar slum community in Powai

Earlier this month, Garib Nagar in Powai, where one of Mumbai smiles balwadis is located, witnessed a different kind of activity that was both entertaining and educational. Members of the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyaan organised and performed a street play on the subject of education for residents of one of the slums in Garib Nagar. Using elements of […]

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PRITI PATKAR of Powai, Chief of NGO Prerana is a woman of might.

Powai is proud of you,Priti! Believe it or not, 7500 red light area children have benefited from her compherhensive intervention , 1220 children removed from the red light area for long term residential care and development, 650 children at any time covered under Children Affected by AIDS/ Orphans and other Vulnerable Children project,  700 children covered at […]

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The PRAJA Foundation

Founded in 1998, The PRAJA Foundation is a non-partisan voluntary organization which empowers the citizen to participate in the governing process. With a view to provide knowledge, transparency, accountability and enlist people’s participation, PRAJA specifically aims to provide ways in which the citizen can get politically active and involved beyond the ballot box. Concerned about […]

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Relief & Awareness for Disaster Management Health Education Environment

ABOUT RADHEE RADHEE Disaster and Education Foundation is a registered nonprofit organization. It works for social cause in the field of Disaster Management, Health, Education and Environment. RADHEE is registered organization with Social Welfare Department of Government of Maharashtra. Mumbai have witnessed multiple disasters over the last decade – 26/11 terror attack, Mumbai floods, etc. to name a few. […]

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“Chhath Puja” celebrated at Powai Lake!

By Elsie Gabriel “Chhath Puja”, the biggest festival of the Poorvanchali was  celebrated on Friday with traditional enthusiasm and fervour as the devotees prepare to go to Powai lake to offer prayers to the setting sun in the evening. A main festival in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand, Chhath denotes the number six and thus […]

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Powai Book Club meets the author of best selling book The Immortals of Meluha.

A book club started by a few residents of Powai, who meet once a month over coffee to discuss and talk about a book and teleconference with authors were privileged enough to be invited by the author Amish Tripathi of the no.2 best selling book currently  “The Immortals of Meluha” at crosswords mulund on 16th October. The Immortals Of […]

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