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Navigation of Ashwamedh Foundation in the FY 2015-2016

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Navigation of Ashwamedh Foundation in the FY 2015-2016
Yesterday on 29th January 2016 Ashwamedh Foundation completed 3 yrs as a registered non-profit Organization. As a founder I am quite happy to see that Ashwamedh Foundation reaching this important milestone in it's life. In a Business real valuation starts once you achieve 'Break-Even' but in case of Non Profit Organization you start getting Valuation only after you complete 3 years as registered Organization. That's the basic requirement to get NGO status, apply for Govt. funding, 12 A, 80 G certificates and so on.When I started Ashwamedh Group in August 2010; I started working in four fields simultaneously  Arts (Ashwamedh Kalamanch), Finance (Ashwamedh Financial Services), Education (Ashwamedh Knowledge Centre) and Social Work (Ashwamedh Foundation). Ashwamedh Kalamanch was winded up in the August 2012 and merged into Indifame Media a media company. Ashwamedh Foundation was founded on same day and started it…

Music of Rain & Farmers of India

Music of Rain & Farmers of India       'Ghanan Ghanan Ghan bhar aaye ghir aaye badra', 'Rim Zhim Rhim Zhim Rum Zhum Rum Zhum', ' Tip Tip Barsa Paani', 'Chai Chappa Chai, Chappak Chai', 'Taak Jhum Jhum Taak Jhum Jhum'. Bollywood has used many such words to describe Music of Rain and water. Really the sound of rain & the smell of drenched soil in the first rain of Monsoon fills our heart with Joy and happiness. Just imagine how important it is for the Farmers whose complete life depends on this Rain water.         India has witness biggest drought in the late 70s. In past two two-three years Monsoon deficiency has become regular problem in the lives of farmers of Maharashra. Farmers are committing suicides as they don't have any alternate income source and Farming is no more profitable business for them. Neither they are able to produce sufficient amount of corps nor they are getting right value for their produc…