New Sharada Workshops reach Mumbai

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Dear all, We are pleased to announce that Millennium India Education Foundation  jointly with Sanskrit Department Mumbai University, Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Indira Gandhi National Centre for Art  Government of India is organising  the first Sharada Script  Learning workshop at  Sanskrit Department Mumbai University Campus Mumbai from 6-10th November 2014(11 am-5 pm).    This…

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MIEF project: New Sharada Workshops coming up

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Millennium India Education Foundation and Special Centre for Sanskrit Studies, Jawaharalal Nehru University, New Delhi as a part of the ongoing partnership for Sharada revival have announced a third 2-day workshop on learning Sharada script. The 2 day workshop Sharada Script learning will be help on 12-13 September, 2014 (1pm -6pm) in the conference rooms in…

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Why is the icebucket challenge inspiring?

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Many people having been sharing videos of the ALS icebucket challenge on different media channels like Facebook & Twitter (#icebucket). The social message has been able to get about $50 million in donations in less than a month so far, according to reports. While, many people are just seeing it as a “viral” fad or…

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Monday inspiration: the good feeling!

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Most of us shun Mondays. But do you know those ones where we drive ourselves with the power of belief? We believe that good feelings will lead to good thoughts, and in turn to good actions. There’s so much to achieve once you set out on the path of belief. We wish you all a…

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3 bizarre medical disorders

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Previously, we have written about mental illnesses, especially in adolescents. We believe as a society in India, we tend to not talk about various forms of mental illness, which perhaps needs most serious attention and medical care. Here are three mental disorders that are not commonly known or understood. Our aim is to present these…

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MIEF project: Zoonosis conference learnings 2014

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The recently concluded Zoonosis conference brought many medical practitioners together on a common platform to share various insights.   Some of the key learnings shared about the state of Zoonotic diseases and the statistics surrounding them were as follows: A disease that starts as Zoonosis may have the potential to develop into a major human…

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MIEF awareness bulletin: Smoking ban

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We do not need to reiterate that smoking is indeed injurious to health. In the past MIEF has worked extensively with various communities building awareness in this domain especially through the World Tobacco day events we organized targeted at the people who were not entirely aware of the consequences. While it is hard to prove…

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Zoonosis conference 2014

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Some of you already know that MIEF recently held another addition of the Zoonosis conference last week. We saw great support for the conference, as it was also covered on DD national sharing the views with a broader audience. (So COOL! :)). The daylong conference is organized annually by Millennium India Education Foundation, Heart Care…

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Which language must we promote: Hindi or English?

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Following the current government’s effort to push for Hindi, we collected a string of interesting pro/con responses on social media. What’s your view on it? As an English obsessed nation, how do we ensure regional languages are preserved? As an organization, we believe that language is the first step to understanding culture. Therefore, we believe,…

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