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The Economics of Climate Change & Sustainable Leadership

Traditional Economics has shaped most of our existing policies and financial models. Our development frameworks were made when resources were in abundance and environmental issues were not as perennial. However, to be tenable, our yardstick for international development needs to go beyond exponential GDP growth. It can no longer be...
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Social Media & The Reward Route

We all like rewards, don’t we? Growing up, we got rewarded for our good behaviour, school performance, etc. We were always elated when our teachers left those stars and smiley faces, inked in red. It seems like those stars have come out of the notebooks and reached our screens, modified...
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Letters to the Past: An Ode to Shastri Ji

We asked our readers to write a letter to prominent historical figures and received wonderful entries. The first letter from the series is dedicated to India’s beloved Shastri Ji.  He was known for his trademark leadership style and as a great craftsman of uniting divergent views. Read on to know...
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A Palette Prompt: Picture Essay By Our Young Delegate

At Pluskul, we believe in nurturing and encouraging creative pursuits of our young learners. The following entry was submitted by one of our delegates to communicate a powerful message. What a messy palette it must have been when God was painting all of us. Look at that Royal Bengal Tiger...
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How Mango Embodies the Festive Spirit of India

Did you know that “Amra-Phal” is one of the earliest known names given to mango? Vedic literature mentions it as “Rasala’‘ and “Sahakara”. Upon reaching South India, it came to be known by the names “Aam-Kay” and “Maamkaay” in Tamil, and as “Maanga” in Malayali. Later, it was the Portuguese...
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