The News Scroll 01 October 2018  Last Updated at 8:22 pm | Source: IANS

NGO starts 'change' campaign on Gandhi's birth anniversary

NGO starts 'change' campaign on Gandhi's birth anniversary

New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Hunting for 150 ideas that may change the country, an NGO kickstarted a letter campaign on Monday here, ahead of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, by approaching students from 150 schools and asking them to write a 'change' idea on a postcard they want to see done.

'LetterFarms', an NGO, aims to collect over a million such changes from youngsters around India over the next one year. It will then cull out the list to 150 'changes' and present them to chief ministers, governors and Prime Minister on October 2, 2019.

"CHANGE150 debuted today in the national capital region with students from 150 schools writing their change ideas on postcards," read a statement from the organisation.

It said that the initiative was supported by a seven city schools associations.

"Gandhiji's change mantra is timeless, and CHANGE150 is a timely 'change hunt' among the youth to identify 150 most compelling change ideas from across the country," said Saji Mathew, Co-founder of LetterFarms.



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