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...
At the Mercy of Rain Gods

At the Mercy of Rain Gods

Date of Release: June 5th, 2015 Published in: The Pioneer The sub-normal monsoon forecast shows how much needs to be done to mitigate the effects of bad rains. This earth is higher than all the heavens”, said Swami Vivekananda. In a different context, this quote can...