Author: Samridhi Agarwal

Samridhi is Editor-in-Chief at The Economics Society, Daulat Ram College.
Midday Meal

THE ENIGMA OF MIDDAY MEAL

September 17, 2019

Midday meals’ problems need permanent political priority and financial allocation. They are also a healthy blow to the existing inequalities of class, gender and caste. Having said this, India still has a long way to go in realising the full potential of midday meals. It should not miss out on this opportunity of becoming more economically and socially advanced.

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Happiness in India

Can the rich idea of a poor country pave way for development?

August 18, 2019

If GDP is the factor that led to national happiness, then prosperous economies of China, USA and India would have occupied the top positions in the WHR 2018. Thus, there are some other factors other than financial prosperity that lead to the happiness of the Nordic countries such as Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

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Everest

What accounts for an increasing number of deaths on Mount Everest?

June 15, 2019

The photograph clicked by the seasoned climber Nirmal Purja has dismayed the social media by showing the line of brightly dressed climbers on 28,000- foot Cornice Traverse, a knife-edge ridge. Earlier climbing Mount Everest was much less attempted but today at any given time we can witness many climbers reaching the summit when the weather is favourable

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Ocean

DIVING INTO THE BLUE ECONOMY

April 15, 2019

The relationship of humanity with the oceans, and how humans use their resources is developing in significant ways. People have a better understanding of the non-marketable goods that the oceans provide. It is high time we realise that the oceans are not limitless and they’re suffering from increasing human impacts.

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Indian Farmer

PM KISAN SAMMAN NIDHI SCHEME: A PROGRESSIVE STEP OR AN INSULT TO THE FARMERS

March 12, 2019

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme is an initiative of the Government of India introduced in the interim budget of 2019 in which 120 million small and marginal farmers who have less than 2 hectares of landholding will get up to Rs 6000 per year as minimum income support.

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