Thursday, June 21, 2018

Life in the delta

The largest mangrove forest in the world lies in the Indian subcontinent, the Sunderban delta. About 10,000 sq kms stretched across India and Bangladesh,...

How can we achieve universal healthcare in India?

Global commitments, like the earth, seem to be moving in a circle. First, we had the Alma Ata declaration of 1978 with one goal...

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....

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...

India’s Health and Safety Standards: Biggest Hindrance to MAKE IN INDIA...

India lacks a comprehensive legislative and regulatory framework to maintain health and safety standards at workplace. A safe, clean environment with healthy working conditions is...

Apathy by Rationing Ration Cards

As expected, there is long queue of person outside taluk supply offices for commissions and omissions in the new batch of ration cards getting...

Fault lines in the Great Indian Poverty debate

There has been a long standing debate known as the “Great Indian Poverty” that argues the current methods and estimations used for defining poverty...

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...

Welfare Reforms and Scope of Poverty in India

Market fundamentalism and free market strategies have always restricted the poor to uplift themselves from poverty, especially in context to a dynamic economy such...

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