Thursday, March 23, 2017

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...

The Wasting Enigma of Indian states

India is the home to half of the world’s wasted children. Since the last few years there has been a growing attention towards this...

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...

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...

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...

MGNREGA worker as a significant part of the Demographic Dividend

While we read about completion of 10 years to the MGNREGA, we also read about the highest allocation to the scheme in the current...

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...

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...

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...

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...