Deep Purokayastha

Ashoka Fellow
India
Fellow Since 2005

Citation

This profile was prepared when Deep Purokayastha was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2005.
Introduction
Deep Purokayastha is working for the protection and care of India’s impoverished itinerant railway children by involving the state-run Railway Police Force in a leading, proactive role, while at the same time engaging civil society and the children themselves in this effort.
The New Idea
The Problem
The Strategy
The Person

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