Mayuri Purkayastha

Mayuri Purkayastha is an alumnus of Teach For India and has spent the last 5 years working at the grassroots level of Education Sector. Mayuri is currently working with VIF as a policy research intern and helping the Joint Women's Program in designing a project for children during COVID.

What After Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao?

“Beti Bachao, Beti padhao” but what after padhao? What is happening to our women after that? There is comparatively a decent amount of awareness (although, if awareness leads to desired actions is a debate for another time) about saving the girl child and educating her. But, what after educating her? That’s an ambiguous question that …

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UP100: Not a 100/100 Solution?

A lot has been said about the UP police in the last couple of days. What has not been talked about is the fact that it isn’t the lack of intervention to address the pressing problem of police inefficiency in the state that plays out each time, but sometimes it is also in the dilettantism …

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Our Legislative Assemblies Need Our Attention

Legislative Assemblies’ role in making the nation actualise into the idea of India that is laid down by the Constitution has often been overlooked. Let’s dial back a little, what are the State Legislative Assemblies and why are they important?