Anumeha Verma
Published: May 2016

Dear Readers,

You cannot make a difference to the world around you until and unless you are ready to make the necessary transformations in yourself. All of us know this, yet, there are very few of us who would embark on a voyage which requires us to take the necessary steps. In this issue of Aventure, we bring to you a story of those who decided to make a change in their lives and reflect the same in the society. The NCC Cadets of Jain University share how they took charge of their own lives and dream to be of service to their community and country. Inspired and confident of themselves, they do treat life with a rare enthusiasm.

Often knowledge is buried under the sands of time, waiting to be revealed to the willing seeker. The articles in Cross-Section on the inventor of Kannada typewriter, a remarkable achievement in the history of Kannada language in particular and technology in general is meant to enlighten, inform and acknowledge. Following it is a persona on Karamangalam Srikantaiah, his life and achievements that went unnoticed for long.

Moving on, the news and events cover a myriad of activities from health camps to academic workshops that occupied of the calendar various campuses of Jain University. These events highlight the agenda of development and education that the University undertakes.

Spotlight covers the author Milan Vohra as she discusses her love for yoghurt and books. In a tet-a-tete the author provides some interesting insight, into her struggles, and joys that life has brought her. The economic question explores how ‘modified’ India has become after the new Government came to power while a column on terrorism reflects on the wider question of peace and security that the world is grappling with.

Rear View takes an interesting take the omnipresent phenomenon of ‘selfies’ and what people get upto ge that perfect shot. So join us and enjoy reading!

 - Anumeha Verma is at present working with Jain University and believes that strategic communication plays a major role in solving development issues.