City anchor: Bid to translate good intent on social media into real-term work

Voter's registration, generating awareness about present government schemes/ facilities, fighting corruption at the local level are some issues discussed in the meetings. In the Pune meeting, it was decided to form groups to look into the matter of governance and advocacy.

When asked about the often cited observation that in India, people would go for a candlelight march but refrain from voting, Panchal said a tangible change can be seen if the right connections are made.

"In Pune, the hostel for northeast girl students required donations and we ensured that the donors were able to connect to the institutions directly. It is our idea to connect people with the right intention to the right means, which we believe would bring about the changes we wish to see in our society," he said.

Panchal said the next meeting of the group is in Orissa in March and after that in New Delhi.

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