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Entrepreneurship is the permanent solution for unemployment in India’s indigenous economic model

In the run up to Lok Sabha elections 2024, the issue of unemployment has been staring in the face of most of the political parties. Some of them are promising the moon to the unemployed by offering millions of jobs which don’t …

RSS developing  indigenous model of  rural development for Indian villages

Rural India has been one of the key focus areas of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and over the period it has developed an indigenous model for making villages self-sustainable. Though Deendayal Research Institute (DRI), an organisation inspired by the RSS …

Nutrition Atlas: A unique initiative to help choose ideal food-nutrition mix

Deendayal Research Institution (DRI), a non-governmental organisation founded by Bharat Ratna(highest Indian civilian award)  Nananji Deshmukh, who was a full-time worker (Pracharak) of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh(RSS), has been working to implement a sustainable development model rooted in Bharatiya knowledge …

How Vivekananda Kendra is making difference in the lives of millions

Built in the honour of Swami Vivekananda on an off-shore rock located on India’s southernmost tip of Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, 53-year-old Vivekananda Rock Memorial and Vivekananda Kendra is spreading Indian culture through its 850 branches and activity centres spread across …

Understanding RSS through Dr Hedgewar’s biography ‘Man of the Millennia’

Dattatreya Hosabale, Sarkaryavah(General Secretary) of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)  recently released  one of the most authentic biographies of  its founder Dr Keshav Baliram Hedgewar. The book titled ‘The Man of the Millennia-Dr Hedgewar’ was originally written in Marathi and published …

How third RSS chief Deoras moulded RSS approach on social harmony and service

by Dr. Shreerang Godbole What is the secret of the ceaseless growth and development of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)? How is it that an almost 100-years old organization has not become outdated, rather continues to attract and inspire countless …

How RSS got its name and started first ‘shakha’

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) was founded on the festive day of ‘Vijyadashmi’, also known as ‘Dussehra’, in 1925. This festival marks the victory of good over evil. This is the day when Lord Rama, who represented the ‘Good’, killed …