"There's never been an urban solution to a rural problem ... only the people on the ground know the solution to rural problems." This has been the driving principle of Bunker Roy, who in 1972 founded the Barefoot College, in the village of Tilonia in Rajasthan, India, with the mission provide basic services and solutions in rural communities with the objective of making them self-sufficient.
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi can claim to have restored India’s economic growth trajectory and built a remarkable international profile. He has positioned himself domestically as a leader who gets things done. However, he is seeking to make fundamental changes to the relationship between New Delhi and the states, between politics and business, and, more controversially, between society and religion.