How connected is rural India?

How connected is rural India?

The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched in December 2000 by the central government to improve national infrastructure. Specifically the government wanted to provide all-weather roads to habitations across the country. In the last 15 years the government has...
Start up – Stand Up India

Start up – Stand Up India

The Start up India, Stand up India campaign was announced by Prime Minister Modi on 15thAugust, 2015. He called on each of the 1.25 lakh bank branches in India, to support at least one dalit or tribal, and at least one women entrepreneur, touting it as a new dimension...
Crimes Against Bihar’s Vulnerable Communities Soar

Crimes Against Bihar’s Vulnerable Communities Soar

Date of Release: October 22nd, 2015 Published in: India Spend An inadequate police force is struggling to cope with a rising crime graph against Bihar’s vulnerable communities. Bihar has seen a 20-fold increase in crime against children–from 115 in 2005 to 2255 in...
Disinvestments – What’s a realistic target?

Disinvestments – What’s a realistic target?

Disinvestments – What’s a realistic target? Disinvestments is a process through which the Government promotes people’s ownership in Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) thereby ensuring better governance and efficiency in the state run organizations. The receipts...