Our Innovations

Saraswati Seva Foundation’s drive to innovate and bring our solutions for development is the key to all our efforts. SSF believes in the philosophy that science is to serve the society & not vice versa. We innovate because we view innovations for human  well-being  as an organic unity. SSF is in tandem with the thinking […]

Why STEM Skills are essential in developing country like India

Introduction STEM learning is perhaps the most striking educational development as of late. It is an interdisciplinary field of study connecting science, technology, engineering, and math. According to a recent report, “Only 1 in 5 college students feel that their primary and secondary school education prepared them for STEM college courses.”  STEM is focused on […]

National Education Policy

The draft NEP which is in news currently covers the entire gamut of education. It proposes a major shift in the existing school structure. After much deliberation and an exhaustive consultation process, the National Educational Policy (NEP) of India has finally seen the light of the day, providing India with an education community but largely […]


Introduction The anti-development guide theory is often criticized for deconstructing the development agenda without proposing a working solution.  Critics argue that anti-development ‘leaves only fragmented remains … an agenda-less program, a full stop, a silence, after the act of deconstruction’ (Blaikie, 2000)  and doesn’t cooperate with the causes of the poor who would bear the […]

Future of Work: For Man or Machine Conundrum

For the marketplace to blossom, India needs a future-ready workforce. According to the World Economic Forum, 85% of 2030’s jobs do not exist today. We need to change the way we teach in schools, focusing on “why” instead of “what”. For instance, a 14-year-old girl at the tinkering lab in Delhi had built a prototype […]

New Waves of Upskilling and Reskilling

A World Economic Forum report named – The Future of Jobs, insinuates a fact that by 2022, 54 percent, of employees will require critical reskilling and upskilling, which implies that reskilling and upskilling are significant to a company’s prosperity. Upskilling is the process of coaching new skills to the employees. Upskilling in an organization helps […]

Development and Environmentalism in the Global South

The paper highlights the incidence of un-connectedness of policy approaches dealing with disaster risk, climate change, and development explores underlying common denominators and argues that an integrated (read connected) approach (aka frameworks and tools) would be more effective in dealing with the disaster risk reduction and vulnerability mitigation, climate change mitigation and adaptation; and sustainable […]

Green Revolution: Winners or Losers?

Abstract: Green Revolution (GR) has been a tremendous global experiment that institutionalized a successful working model primarily with government sponsorship to enhance livelihoods and reduce poverty. With all its achievements, GR has had serious pitfalls in either conceptual context or its application. I have attempted to evaluate its (GR’s) impact at the village level wherein […]