Thursday, August 16, 2018

Women MPs in Lok Sabha: How have the numbers changed?

The issue of women’s representation in elected bodies and Council of Ministers came to the forefront yet again last year around this time, with...

Perspectives of the Indian Rural Economy

The rural sector persistently categorised as a highly in-formalised segment contributes to more than 60 % of the total workforce to the Indian economy....

Welcome SDGs: Harnessing the opportunity to reform India’s social policy landscape

Earlier in May, reports indicated that the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) is changing the way it plans by shifting to 15...

On inverse relationship between farm size and productivity

Around 67 per cent of total operational land holdings in India are owned by marginal farmers, with an average size of 0.39 hectares. Though...

Revamping MGNREGA: a possibility?

A closer analysis of the Draft New Education Policy and the MGNREGA brings tells us that by applying a combined approach of “Employment” and...

Human Development Challenges of a Metropolis: Mumbai

Mumbai, the capital city of the state of Maharashtra in India, is in fact the financial capital of India. With a population of 13.4...

Why measuring the impact of private education is important for your...

Private sector plays a key role in school education in India. 25% of all schools in India are private and account for 40% of...

China and India’s race to dam the Brahmaputra river puts the...

The mighty Himalayas act as the water tower of the South and Southeast Asian region. More than ten major rivers originate from the Tibetan...

Managing India’s urbanisation

As per census 2011, 377 million Indians comprising 31.14 per cent of total population are living in urban areas. As per UN Habitat's World...

India’s recurring water disputes: Needed less politics, more macro vision

The inter-state water disputes in India are now becoming a matter of concern. The present dispute between states in southern India on sharing of...

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