Monthly Archives: June 2014

More than a bargain

Rummaging for bargains in Chawri Bazaar can be more than a shopping experience. At least that’s how students from Adianta School of Leadership and Innovation felt like after their recent rendezvous with the place. During their quest to garner inspiration … Continue reading

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The jugaad of innovation

  Can a lamp making exercise sow the seeds of innovation among fostering minds? And that too with a twist on the Jugaad methodology! Well, if the Shanghai product line can do it for China, the week long workshop on the … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Adianta School Curriculum

We are now coming to the end of a grand experiment. For the past nine months the team at Adianta has been working tremendously hard to produce 90 workshops organized into 9 different modules over three quarters. Over this journey … Continue reading

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Courage, Hoppy Beers, Social Innovation and Adventures in Canada – The Chronicles of Namrata and Aditya, Part 1

CKS Chairman/CEO, Aditya Dev Sood and Director for Innovation, Namrata Mehta recently went on what we’ve been referring to as their Great Canadian Adventure. Amidst a lot of hand gestures, disdainful remarks (mostly about how Namrata didn’t attend Aditya’s main … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Paternal Role in Maternal and Child Health in Bihar

A rather vexing observation that we made while out on field work in Saharsa(Bihar), was that fathers seem to be having a rather limited role with respect to the care of the woman during her pregnancy. My initial response to … Continue reading

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Women Innovator Aspirants

In a team(CKS Consulting) meeting today while discussing the interview processes for the Adianta School, statistics showed that this year as well as the last, there were very few (NONE this year) female applicants for the Masters Diploma program in … Continue reading

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Inroads to a perfect health care system

  “logo ki zindagi bachana, logo se milna, aapna gyaan batna aur kisi ke kuch kaam aana, isi wajah se main ab tak ANM hun..” [“It’s the joy of saving more lives, getting to know more people and contributing a bit … Continue reading

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The Book of the Month Club at Vihara Innovation Campus

Things have grown and changed tremendously at the Vihara Campus over the past many months since classes began at the Adianta School. We’ve also seen the Read Alliance come to life and the Bihar Innovation Lab begin operations. Many more … Continue reading

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The mysterious child mortality puzzle among Muslims

A Religious/Communal reason for urban issues is always one that sparks off some form of conflict. More often then not it takes a bit of a violent turn. However, it is important that people pay genuine attention to the statistics … Continue reading

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THE ACUMEN FELLOWS PROGRAM LAUNCH COCKTAIL PARTY – IN IMAGES

An evening of conversation, music, food and cocktails – As Acumen and Adianta co-hosted the launch party for the 20 inspired individuals selected from across the country for the first Acumen India Fellowship Program. Adianta school was happy to have … Continue reading

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