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...
Women Parliamentarians have more responsibility today

Women Parliamentarians have more responsibility today

In 1967, when India’s 4th Lok Sabha was elected to Parliament, there were 33 women MPs. In 2014, the 16th Lok Sabha has elected 66 women MPs – 62 in the 2014 elections, and 4 more through bye-elections. In 1967 for every 1 woman MP there were 1 crore female citizens....
Does more skilling lead to more jobs?

Does more skilling lead to more jobs?

Skill India was launched on 15th July with the objective of providing skill training to about 400 million people by the year 2022. As per the latest Annual Employment & Unemployment Survey, 6.8% of people have received vocational training among which 4% were...