India, Travel, Uncategorized

A visit to Rohtak, Haryana…a model village for immunization

Rohtak, Haryana
Rohtak, Haryana

Hello people its been so long since I last posted something on my blog. I have been a little tied up lately, just some new and exciting assignments. Also the weather has been so bad with temperature touching 46degree Celsius which is around 114.8 Fahrenheit….its literally too hot to handle.

Coming to my last outing this was a visit to a Rohtak village. Its actually considered a model village in terms of immunization rate which is 100%. It was a field visit organised by UNICEF in order to show the outreach programme related to immunization in the state and how both demand and supply side issues related to immunization are being met. Continue reading “A visit to Rohtak, Haryana…a model village for immunization”

Politics, Uncategorized

Children Unite for “Child Friendly Delhi”

It was an exceptionally warm summer afternoon on Saturday 31st March….With summers just about setting in and the temperature rising…. I remembered the song “the heat is on” by Glen frey …one of my all time favorite….the song was just so appropriate not just to describe the weather but also to describe the enthusiasm with which the children from different backgrounds had gathered together to draft a manifesto for a child friendly Delhi…..

Bachpan Bachao Andolan…for Child Rights

As Delhi gears up for the upcoming MCD (Municipal Corporation of Delhi) elections the idea was floated by Bachpan Bachao Andolan, this children’s workshop marked the pre-launch of the campaign titled “Child Friendly Delhi Campaign” that starts in the first week of April. In the approaching MCD elections in Delhi, the campaign aims at introduction of Child Friendly policies in the new election manifesto. Continue reading “Children Unite for “Child Friendly Delhi””