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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A Note on the Indian Healthcare System.

April 14, 2019

7th April is recognized as World Health Day- a day of awareness on various queries regarding healthy living. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as “a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. How does the Indian Healthcare system fare up to this WHO […]

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Capital

Public Ownership of Capital Assets -Gary Reber

March 14, 2019

This will necessarily entail a discussion of how the system is structured, as the policies and rules make a big difference in whether or not EVERY citizen has an equal opportunity to succeed. At the core of the problem are barriers that inhibit or prevent ordinary people from succeeding.

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Banking Crisis and Trilateral tussle between RBI, Government and NBFCs

March 14, 2019

The major catalyst for any country’s economy is the banking sector. It is the major source of financial resources for capital-intensive sectors such as infrastructure, automobiles, iron and steel, industrials and high-growth sectors such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare and consumer discretionary.

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USA Trump

The sudden withdrawal of GSP-will India be under loom or light

March 12, 2019

On March 4th, this year, in a letter addressed to the United States, President Donald Trump discussed plans to end the trade benefits extended to India under the Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) programme.

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Understanding India’s Multidimensional Poverty Index (2018) status.

March 12, 2019

What is Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI)? The Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI), developed by the Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI), replaced the erstwhile Human Poverty Index as a measure of deprivation in 2010.  MPI is a more holistic approach to measure deprivation than HPI since the latter focused more on the income-related aspect. MPI […]

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food

India and the GHI

March 12, 2019

The Global Hunger Index (GHI) ranks countries on the basis of four key parameters: child mortality, child wasting, child stunting and undernourishment. In 2018, out of 119 countries, India was ranked at the 103rd position; according to the sources, India has a ‘serious’ hunger problem- lagging behind countries like Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and even North Korea.

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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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Antyodaya SARAL: How Haryana revamped public services delivery

March 8, 2019

How Samagra Governance Consuting implemented one of the largest citizen service delivery transformation program Antyodaya SARAL in the country. This is a citizen service delivery transformation program where more 500 schemes and services of 37 departments of Government of Haryana, have been brought on a single platform.

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“Polliwood”-The New Battleground for Politics in India

February 24, 2019

While the Indian Film Industry has begun blowing the political propaganda technically out of proportion, it’s not something new at all. The first such attempt of making Bollywood a political battleground dates back to 1975 and 1977, when “Kissa Kursi Ka” (Story of the chair) and “Aandhi” (Storm) were made.

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