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Acudetox camp at Bhim Basti South Delhi

Nada India along with C.P.Manaviya Trust organised a one day Health camp on 7th Nov2011 at Bhim Basti. Adolescent girls, women,senior citizens got their health check up. Dr.Ajay Vats NADA ,ADS lead the the Health camp. Prior to camp day community survey was conducted by Mr.Chandan, Mr.Punit Nada IGNOU interns. Kavita peer leader of radio club and vocational group mobilized the adolescents in the community.More than  125 people attended the camp. Acudetox sessions were conducted by Dr.Ajay NADA,ADS.  Alexander Daniel IPS Additional Director General of Border Security Force and Mr.Suneel Vatsyayan and Mr.Panday community leader were also present through out the camp and encouraged the volunteers. Medicines and services of physican was provided by C.P.Manaviya Trust. Nada India is planning to organise another follow up camp in colloboboration with Rotary and Inner wheal Club Vasant Kunj next month with a focus on adolescent girls and women. Hemoglobin will be tested as majority were foun…

Suneel's Blog

Rising consumerism poses challenges “I deserve to be different from others . I belong to the new consuming class  because I worked for it. I earned it . This is a better way to prove my social mobility by having a right (still limited right as per income ) to consume,” says Anil, 30 year old from Delhi NCR Gurgoan who working in a Multi National Company. The new class, consuming class, is found among the traditional middle class in India, especially in metropolitan cities.  This is really a market driven new identity  which is built on a happy or unhappy past. People would like to keep this consuming class identity as a sign of success. In a recent Hindustan Times news paper article with the headline “The many classes  in the middle” the writer Rama Bijapurkar talks about a new class among the middle class, whose essential qualification is  discontented consumerism or so to say  aspiring consumerism – ready to consume above a threshold. The author s…