Focus on small towns to generate rural jobs

Context: Improving the ease of doing business for small and medium business is key to job creation. Overpopulating cities, shrinking land-man ratio in Agriculture and Jobless growth makes us to look towards small towns for Creating Jobs for Rural People. Rural-Urban Dichotomy: Governance systems of India, which had remained stuck in rural-urban dichotomies are unable […]

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Zero budgeting agriculture

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman thrust zero budget farming into the spotlight in the first Budget speech of the 17th Lok Sabha earlier this month, calling for a “back to the basics” approach. She said, “We need to replicate this innovative model through which in a few States, farmers are already being trained in this practice. […]

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Higher Education

Internationalisation of India’s Higher Education

India has an inspirational history of Nalanda, Takshashila and Vikramashila that served as the melting pot of scholars from across the world. Unfortunately, no Indian University is ranked in the top 150 universities globally. Only three Indian institutions – IIT Bombay, IISc Bangalore and IIT Delhi- find a place in the top-200 of the QS […]

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Green Shoots of Economic Growth

Naveen P. Singh & Ranjith P.C, ICAR-National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, observe that agriculture would play a major role in achieving $5-trillion economy dream of India. Important Analysis Economic Survey reveals the India’s dream to become $5-trillion economy by 2024. The document lays down a clear strategy to augment the growth of […]

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News Snippets for July

LIBRA Facebook is leaping into the world of cryptocurrency with its owm digital  money called Libra. It is described as anew global currency . The initiative has the potential to allow more than a billion unbanked people around the world access to online commerce and financial services. For Facebook announced a dedicated wallet called calibra. […]

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NEED FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY IN INDIA

Hyperconsumption is a curse of our modern times. Humans generate monumental amounts of waste, a sizeable portion of which is disposed in landfills and through waste-to-energy incinerators. However, billions of tonnes of garbage, including microplastics, never make it to landfills or incinerators and end up in the oceans. This garbage chokes marine life and disturbs […]

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TRICKERIES OF MONEY BILL

A Bill is said to be a Money Bill if it only contains provisions related to taxation, borrowing of money by the government, expenditure from or receipt to the Consolidated Fund of India. Bills that only contain provisions that are incidental to these matters would also be regarded as Money Bills. Article 110 of the Indian […]

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FIRST PAST THE POST SYSTEM

A first-past-the-post (FPTP) electoral system is one in which voters indicate on a ballot the candidate of their choice, and the candidate who receives the most votes wins. This is sometimes described as winner takes all. First-past-the-post voting is a plurality voting method. FPTP is a common, but not universal, feature of electoral systems with single-member electoral divisions, and is practised in close […]

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