• City volunteers to help tackle drought
    30th March’ 2013, Mumbai || Hindustan Times 
    Several Mumbaiites are opting to go beyond sympathizing on social media to join in the actual relief work. “The response from the city has been good. Twelve people from different age groups have already volunteered to visit the areas. We are expecting more to come along,” said Jaymin Panchal, co-founder, Ek Aur Prayaas… more»

  • Their contribution reflects love for countrymen 
    25th March’ 2013, Pune || DNA
    Four Indians living abroad donate over Rs50,000 to the drought-hit people. They have been living away from their country, yet they are moved by the  plight of their countrymen.Responding to an appeal made by Ek Aur Prayas, an NGO which is working for the drought-affected people in the state…more»

  • Now Charity Counter at malls / IT parks
    24th March’ 2013, Pune || DNA
     Members of Jankalyan Samiti and Ek Aur Prayas are working in the drought-affected districts of the state…more»

  • A s(t)weet gesture to the aid of drought-hit
    19th March’ 2013, Pune || DNA 
    Users of social networking site come together to raise funds, visit affected areas.This group of techies is not just armchair activists. They believe in getting their feet dirty as well… more»

  • Todays eve-teaser is tomorrows rapist
    12th March’ 2013, Pune || DNA
    Stressing that today’s eve teaser is tomorrow’s rapist, senior police inspector Bhanupratap Barge said that women who face eve teasing must report it to the police. He was addressing a conference for women’s safety in Pune on Sunday. Over 250 women, residents of Magarpatta City, attended the meeting.  The programme was organised on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The event was jointly conducted by Ek Aur Prayaas, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) and Magarpatta Township Development and Construction Company… more»

  • Trio working for WR awaits ‘out-of-turn’ promotion for years
    9th March’ 2013, Mumbai || Mid-Day 
    Jaymin Panchal, founder member of Ek aur Prayas, an NGO that is helping the trio, said, “I am helping them with papers and we are fighting together so that they get justice… more»
  • Transition Beyond Twitter moves out side Mumbai
    Feb 07 2013| Indian Express
    The group, ‘Transition beyond Twitter’ spearheaded by retired professional Anil Kohli and professional Jaymin Panchal, has been holding meetings with people in Mumbai and Pune since November to draw up a blueprint for a strong group of like-minded people willing to take up the work in all earnest… more» 
  •  Sahana Kumari vaults over hurdle with NGO’s support
    22nd July’ 2012, Bangalore || Times of india
    A Mumbai-based NGO has successfully tapped the power of the social media to raise funds to help high jumper Sahana Kumari so that her Russian coach Evgeny Nikitin could accompany her to the London Olympics… more» 
  • Help pours in for Sahana Kumari after Ek Aur Prayaas’ campaign
    19th July’ 2012, Mumbai || MoneylifeDigital
    Ek Aur Prayaas believes that it is not enough to felicitate winners, it is more important to facilitate the participation of athletes, so that they gain experience, become role models and inspire youngsters to look at sports and athletics as a serious career option… more»
  • Indian twitterati give high jumper a leg up
    17Th July’ 2012, Mumbai || Pune Mirror
    The social networking campaign is the brainchild of Mangalore-based father-son duo Mahesh and Vikram Bondal, and social worker Jemin Panchal. Facebook and twitter users are directed to, which lists Kumari’s bank account details… more»