What the Media Says

2013

A Fountain of Knowledge in the hills of Kuppam - WORLDPULSE - July 7, 2013

http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2013-06-12/mysore/39924347_1_mobile-lab-lab-facilities-models  THE HINDU - 12TH JUNE 2013

Agastya nominated for Rockefeller Award - DNASYNDICATION - May 9, 2013

How do we make public schools a happier place for learning? - THE ALTERNATIVE - February 19, 2013

2012

Inspired by Kalam, MSL popularising science in rural Bihar - INDIAN EXPRESS - December 30th, 2012

Kalam asks Nitish to establish mobile science Labs in Bihar villages - ZEE NEWS - Decemebr 24th, 2012

APJ Abdul Kalam to interact with students in Darbhanga - TIMES OF INDIA - November 29th, 2012

APJ Kalam visits Dell i-Mobile Lab launched in Andhra Pradesh - DATAQUEST - October 18th, 2012 

Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Rural India: Agastya Foundation - HUFFINGTON POST - September 12, 2012 

“Creativity” is spelled with a “why” - OECD EDUCATION TODAY - July 11, 2012

Creating a nation of curious people DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, UNITED KINGDOM - June 14, 2012

Rural science education pioneer - EDUCATION WORLD MAGAZINE - June 6, 2012

Kalam donates Rs25L for mobile labs - TIMES OF INDIA - March 12, 2012

Science education revolution in rural India - EDUCATION WORLD MAGAZINE -March 7, 2012

Science day: Cairn India demonstrates Science Van at PDPU - DESHGUJARAT - February 28, 2012

Students explore new avenues - IBN Live - February 11, 2012

 

2011

Kids learn science through hands-on experience - THE TIMES OF INDIA - December 14, 2011

Plant project takes rural girls to US science fair - THE TIMES OF INDIA - December 13, 2011

Rural students top science projects - THE HINDU - December 15, 2011

Sculpting Scientists – Live Mint & The Wall Street Journal - October 21, 2011

Three-day fair at C. Kandaswamy Naidu College - THE HINDU - August 7, 2011

IBM organizes Science Fair - THE HINDU BUSINESS LINE - July 4, 2011

 

2010

Bringing science up-close - CITIZEN MATTERS, Bangalore - December 1, 2010

How a bed of nails can be comfortable - THE HINDU - December 1, 2010

IBM's science fair aims to rekindle interest - THE BUSINESS STANDARD - November 30, 2010

‘US needs innovation, not protection’ TIMES OF INDIA, September 9, 2010

Kids take out rally to create Eco Awareness – DECCAN HERALD, August 22, 2010

Against global warming School children turn green activists – THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, August 20, 2010

Where they dare to ask questions without fear – THE HINDU NEIGHBOURHOOD, August 26, 2010

‘Spread awareness about fire safety’ - DECCAN HERALD, April 23, 2010

Exploring Science: Prof CNR Rao - DNA CITY, April15, 2001

The wizard of Maths: Design Science models and win Rs1 lakh, IITians told - THE TIMES OF INDIA CHENNAI, April 2, 2010

Nation does not need foreign varsities: M.S. Swaminathan Too much of ‘imitative science’ deplored - THE HINDU, April 2, 2010

Hands-on training for school children - THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS CHENNAI, April 2, 2010

Science in 3D, A science exhibition organized by students of IIT, Chennai on Thursday - DECCAN CHRONICLE, April 2, 2010

Science center inaugurated ‘Science has a vital role in human life’ THE HINDU, February 8, 2010

Ramanujan’s Bust Unveiled at IIT-M - THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, April 2, 2010

Science centre inaugurated ‘Science has a vital role in human life’- HINDU, February 08, 2010

Mingling cultures, crisscrossing lives – DECCAN HERALD, January 16, 2010

The spirit of giving PEOPLE Sheela Murthy, a successful Indian – American lawyer, exhorts people with wealth to part with some - THE HINDU, January 16, 2010



2009

Science Lab – Wheels roll into city schools – DNA (Mumbai), November19, 2009

Science Fair organized in Dharavi Mumbai for Municipal School children by Agastya International Foundation- THE TIMES OF INDIA (Mumbai), November 17, 2009

All about science – HINDUSTAN TIMES (Mumbai), November 17, 2009 

Light and Dark – DNA, November 17, 2009

“Mega Science Fair” inaugurated by Rekesh Jhunjhunwala - Mangaloremithr.com November 16, 2009

Navy Band enthralls audience at Bandra and Kandivali - MUMBAI NEWS WITH PICTURES, November 16, 2009

Dharavi kids have nature trail at science fair - WEBINDIA123.COM, November16, 2009 

Agastya organizes Science Mela Exhibition of Science models – DECCAN HERALD, November 14, 2009

Mega science fair begins in Bijapur The four-day exhibition aimed at inculcating scientific temper among children and teachers alike – DECCAN HERALD, November 8, 2009

Opening the doors to a new world of technology - EDUCATION EXPRESS, November 2, 2009

Rural students felicitated - DECCAN HERALD January 20, 2009

Curiosity leads students to science awards - TIMES OF INDIA January 20, 2009



2008

NGO Taps creative spark to teach science – TIMES OF INDIA December 21, 2008

Youngsters a better nation say Literacy is Essential - THE TIMES OF INDIA, August 26, 2008

Ready to SHARE More volunteers go through induction session and prepare to teach under – privileged kids - TIMES OF INDIA September 07, 2008

Learning Science and More under Volunteers’ Guidance, Students Exhibit Innovation Models -TIMES OF INDIA, October 08, 2008

We heal the Agilent way– THE ECONOMIC TIMES, July 2, 2008.

UK shows interest in state science model – SUNDAY TIMES OF INDIA, June 29, 2008.

Partnership is critical in support of science education and citizenship activities in India – Agilent.Com, April 21, 2008.

Breaking stereotypes! – DECCAN HERALD, April 10, 2008.

There’s nothing scientific about science in schools - LIVEMINT.COM, April 7, 2008.

A tricycle with square wheels? – THE HINDU, March 29, 2008.

Invention to teach science – TIMES OF INDIA, March 29, 2008.

Agastya launches square wheel bike – THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS, March 29, 2008.

Rural school kids inspire peers – TIMES OF INDIA, March 6, 2008.

Science of holistic learning – GRASSROOTS, March 1, 2008.

Science teacher par excellence – TIMES OF INDIA – January 22, 2008.



2007

Education on wheels – DECCAN HERALD – December 27, 2007

Unlocking the creative potential of rural India – EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE & ECONOMY, UK, November, 2007

Barefoot teachers spread the word – TIMES OF INDIA, November 6, 2007

Creative education can cost so little – INTERACTIONS, LONDON, June, 2007

Science center opened – DECCAN HERALD, February 23, 2007

Bringing science alive – DECCAN HERALD, February 22, 2007

State-of-the-art science center in Kunigal soon – DECCAN HERALD, February 21, 2007

In the heart of villages learning is fun – DECCAN HERALD, January 24, 2007



2006

New Wealth, New Priorities – FORBES.COM, October 12, 2006

Children’s science mela – DECCAN HERALD, November 24, 2006

Rural kids quiz scientists – DECCAN HERALD, November 24, 2006

What the UN Can Do to Promote NON-FORMAL EDUCATION – UN CHRONICLE, No. 3, 2006

IISc. Takes science to rural students – THE HINDU, October 19, 2006

Why not use mobile laboratories to teach tribal children, asks Kalam – CITYEXPRESS, August 22, 2006

Educative effort – THE HINDU, August 22, 2006

Synopsys, Agastya Foundation tie up – BUSINESS STANDARD, August 15, 2006

Two experiments and some lessons – DECCAN HERALD, August 15, 2006

When teachers become learners – TEACHER, July-August, 2006

Unlocking creativity in young minds – DECCAN HERALD, April 24, 2006



2005

Lobbying for a scientific spirit - DECCAN HERALD, November 14, 2005

GloCalization Economy: ICT in Indian heartland - Osama Manzar, September 29, 2005

Sons of the soil - BUSINESS WORLD, August 29, 2005

International conference on Physics education - ICPE 2005, August 21 - 26, 2005

The techie power club – TIMES OF INDIA, May 29, 2005

Schools told to promote science – THE HINDU, May 15, 2005

A center to fire the spirit of enquiry - DECCAN HERALD, May 15, 2005

Taking science to rural areas - THE HINDU, May 12, 2005

To change a mindset - TEACHER PLUS, March - April, 2005



2004

Science should be discovered not learned - BUSINESS WORLD WEB EXCLUSIVE,November 29, 2004

Nudging Nature in the right path - DECCAN HERALD, September 5, 2004

Spreading the spirit of science – THE HINDU, August 20, 2004

"Government is committed to ryots' welfare" - THE HINDU, August 17, 2004

They'll remember this class for a long time - TIMES OF INDIA, August 7, 2004 

Ripples of change - FEMINA, April 15, 2004

Unlocking the creative potential of rural India - DECCAN HERALD, April 8, 2004

Science comes knocking – DECCAN HERALD, February, 2004



2003

56 kids take to the skies, courtesy NAL - TIMES OF INDIA, December 11, 2003 

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A school in KUPPAM- BUSINESS WORLD, NOVEMBER 3, 2003

Dr Reddy, Agastya will take science to villages – TIMES OF INDIA, October 23, 2003

Remitting with keen interest - The Mysore Mail, October 16, 2003 

Naidu's men cruises on with Vision 2010 - TIMES OF INDIA, September 15, 2003 

Students should develop leadership qualities - The Navhind Times, August 22, 2003 

Science on the move - THE HINDU, March 3, 2003 

Science reaches out to village kids - DECCAN HERALD, February 20, 2003 

Extending the reach of research through community participation - PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF RESEARCH IN THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, 2003



2002

Agastya International Foundation - WOMAN'S ERA, December, 2002

India's most active NGOs - EDUCATION WORLD, November, 2002

Govt. wants Kuppam Magic - TIMES OF INDIA, October 17, 2002

Innovative teaching steps at govt schools in offing - EDUCATION WORLD, October, 2002

Kuppam's Newton is villagers' driving force - TIMES OF INDIA, October 16, 2002

Science revolution in Naidu's bastion - TIMES OF INDIA, October 12, 2002

Seminar on youth service held - TIMES OF INDIA, October 11, 2002

A slice of quality for rural kids - DECCAN HERALD NEWS SERVICE, September 22, 2002



2001 & Earlier

For a culture of discourse - DECCAN HERALD, September 30, 2001

Nurturing creativity - DECCAN HERALD SUNDAY HERALD - April 15, 2001

Educating the educators - DECCAN HERALD SUNDAY HERALD, November 26, 2000

Students find classroom boring, says study - TIMES OF INDIA, 2000

Tickling young and eager scientific minds - TIMES OF INDIA, July 25, 2000

Science is fun, NRIs show village kids - Zeenext.com, 2000

Naidu wants world class school in Chittoor - December 21, 1999, 9:45 Hrs (IST)

Teaching teachers - TIMES OF INDIA, December 13, 1999

Bio-tech park to be set up in Hyderabad - EXPRESS NEWS SERVICE- Friday, December 3,1999

Teachers in cities less creative: study - TIMES OF INDIA, November 16, 1999

Faculty education initiative - EDUCATION NEWS SCHOOL AUGUST, 1999

Straight Answers - TIMES OF INDIA, Saturday, July 17, 1999

When teachers teach and also learn - TIMES OF INDIA, July 13, 1999

A class Kuppam - THE WEEK - July 11, 1999