Tag: development

Dharavi, Mumbai

Informal settlements: The darker side of urban growth

Informal housing is a growing problem of urbanisation. How can urban development be structured to tackle this challenge?

/ January 1, 2017
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Pakistan’s economic dream run: What does the future look like?

Pakistan's poised for a great economic leap ushered in by the CPEC corridor, improved public services, a young workforce and better investment potential.

/ December 30, 2016

Internet connectivity has become the primary infrastructure in the 21st century

60% of the world does not have internet access. If we are to connect the entire world, The internet must be made a core part of infrastructural development.

/ December 29, 2016
Jagriti Yatra

Jagriti Yatra – Seeds for the future

Jagriti Yatra – by the medium of a unique train journey – hopes to take entrepreneurship to Tier II and Tier III cities in a mission to build India.

/ December 28, 2016

Know why reading Shakespeare in school wasn’t a waste of time

Fiction isn't just an author's imagination, it is more than what you think.

/ December 21, 2016

Demonetization: Has the government unleashed a ‘demon’?

The decision of the government to demonetize the currency has come under great fire. The resultant havoc has only brought suffering so far. Is it all really worth it?

/ November 27, 2016

Trump and the triumph that wasn’t meant to be

The controversial and unexpected election of Donald Trump as the President of the United states may be either a vote for growth and prosperity, or for global doom.

/ November 18, 2016
While machines will boost productivity, they also make some jobs redundant.

An alarming bell for the manufacturing sector in India

The manufacturing industry, a driver of economic growth for many countries including India, is facing particular challenges as disruptive technologies fundamentally change the factory floor.

/ November 2, 2016
Smart City

Modi’s PR skills – actually making our cities smarter?

Smart Cities Mission is a vision of creating Industrial Corridors between India’s big metropolitan cities and the catch is - Key to Success lies outside India.

/ October 25, 2016

How can India get its house in order?

In the present scenario, when the cycle of globalisation is overturning, what path to development can India choose?

/ October 15, 2016
Can Religion Drive Development?

Can Religion Drive Development?

The writer identifies the cyclicity among religion, culture and social forms as the pre condition of growth and development.

/ October 2, 2016

Raise the Gavel, Raise the Economy

The article discusses how an inefficient judicial system is posing a hindrance to the economic growth of India.

/ September 1, 2016
Developments in Uttar Pradesh

10 Developments in Uttar Pradesh That Depict the Massive Progress Under Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav

Uttar Pradesh scaling new heights in avenues like women empowerment, health, modern technology, etc., under the capable leadership of CM Akhilesh Yadav.

/ June 28, 2016

Solar Development Expands in Uttar Pradesh Under CM Akhilesh Yadav

The article chalks out the measures implemented by the UP government in the field of solar development, in order to establish UP as a power-surplus state.

/ June 23, 2016

Making People Better Off, Since 1991

We are all affected by it. Why not in the same way?

/ June 22, 2016

India’s Tryst With Clean Energy

The author discusses multiple possibilities for the expansion of clean energy resources in India, and the benefits that will accrue post their installation.

/ May 19, 2016

Can Nuclear Energy Redeem Itself in Australia?

The article explains Australia's struggle in push for investment in nuclear energy and also outlines the possibilities, concerns and various benefits.

Progress or Poverty: The Economics of Land and Discovery

The article talks about issues such as the equitable distribution of land, land pricing and taxation, land development and innovation.

/ April 1, 2016

Resurgent Uttar Pradesh on its path to growth

The article analyses the increasing growth rate of the Uttar Pradesh economy

/ March 29, 2016

Carbon Emissions and Climate Change: The Fundamental Issues Behind India’s Growth Sustainability

The author highlights a new path of development that India should take, one with lower carbon emissions.

/ December 23, 2015

Is Freedom Just Another Word?

The article dwells into the relation between the wealth of an individual with their freedom of choice.

/ December 10, 2015

Smart cities: Can Technology and Data Transform India?

Smart Cities are one of those things that is on India's to do list. But what exactly do we by the term Smart Cities? We explore this a little further.

Thumbs Up for Gujarat

The author explains how the vibrant gujarat summit is a place for confluence of ideas and how it helped restore investor confidence to power gujarat to the top as the...

Time to Remember the Forgotten Gandhi?

The author states how Gandhi is worshipped only by name and how his ideals are not being followed today.

Child Labor

The author discusses the important topic of child labour. He emphasises on the need to uproot this problem from the society and provides measures to do so.

BRICS Bank: The New Kid On The Block

The article focuses on if the BRICS Development Bank can overcome the challenge of internal cooperation, it can develop as an alternative to the existing institutions.

IMF + World Bank = The BRICS Bank?

The author explains the formation of a new bank by the BRICS nations to challenge the existing American system and US dollar.

Development, Displacement and Rehabilitation: A Simplistic Mathematical Perspective

The author provides a mathematical perspective to the three concepts of development, displacement and rehabilitation.

Can Foreign Aid buy Growth?

The concept of foreign aid is widely used as a flow of financial resources from developed countries to developing countries

“Internet for all”: The urgency of bridging the digital divide

By Chinmay Deshmukh, highlights the issue of digital divide which is creating a blockade in the development of the country and is to be bridged ASAP.