Monthly Archives: June 2010

Board meeting or the Bored meeting ?

The Oasis India Board meeting took place on Saturday. Though the meeting was planned as a whole day event, all business had been conducted by lunch time. There were several eminent people present, all spoke and shared their views articulately … Continue reading

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Why Prakash Jha should make another movie

I went to see Rajneeti over the weekend with my daughter. After all the press coverage about how the movie was largely based on the life of Sonia Gandhi and all that, one expected a lot of that, but unless … Continue reading

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Beneficiaries and others :The baggage that words carry

One of my colleagues was orienting some newly inducted staff about our work among the prostitutes of Mumbai, when an indignant hand shot up to protest. “prostitute” was not a word to be used – especially by our kind of … Continue reading

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A new kind of business

Corporate social responsibility has been around as a concept for some time. It has been increasingly picking up momentum and allowing corporate bodies, hitherto focused only on making profits for shareholders and promoters to look beyond these horizons. CSR initiatives … Continue reading

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Let them not be forced to say “My Flesh, Your Will”

A thought has been disturbing me from a very long time, the thought that came to me after I visited the ‘red-light area’ in Mumbai. I ran out of emotions when I saw the plight of the young and the … Continue reading

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A changed perspective

Over the past few weeks my world has changed in more ways than one, I have been introduced to a world very different from the one I live in. For me who is basically the kind of person who does … Continue reading

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Choices

We all face choices everyday. Choices: some of which maybe inconsequential, but some that can change the very course of our lives. At Oasis, the people we work with also make choices. And many of those choices allow them to … Continue reading

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