Indian democracy has been a loyal executioner of British imperialistic framework and bylaws - which was meant only to siphon money to the coffers of East India Company. Successive Prime ministers and their knowledgeable cabinets have failed as Indians and and as patriots to create laws for the good of the Indian people. For lack of foresight, or political lethargy, or for very insular personal agendas, none of the elected representative of this country have had the gumption and the will to workRead more..
"A family that travels together stays together" But... Try traveling with your family and you might as well decide to remain indoors for the rest of your life. Well, i am in no way belittling the value, technology and reach of recent infrastructures like the Worli sea-link or the Bombay-Pune highway or a few stretches of Golden Quadrilateral. Well, that's about it. Nothing much to boast about the Indian roads. The contrast is particularly glaring when the comparison is made to China, SiRead more..
Aadhar project (UID project) is as multifaceted as the Indian subcontinent itself - it threads across cities, villages, corporations, network grids and data centers before reaching the common Indian man. The complex mosaic of stakes and stakeholders in the UID project is depicted in the Infographic below. credit: Economic TimesRead more..
The Indian industries can not be blamed for being power-paranoid - There is a serious crunch of power in our factories and homes. There is more hope in the Solar lamp as compared to a grid-powered electric bulb - A normal Solar lamp can enlighten your home for approximately 9 hours after a complete charge. Solar and renewable energy labs around the country are testimony to the fact that a sustainable energy solution lies within our reach - and not in the humongous grids of conventional power comRead more..
Common service centers (CSCs) are called the Pragya Kendras in Jharkhand and is at the center of a new financial inclusion initiative by the state government. Even after years of concerted effort between the Central govt., RBI and the various banks, the FIP (Financial inclusion plan) has managed to inch forward in only a handful of states. Technological and infrastructural barriers notwithstanding, most of the banks (Govt., Private, Rural, Cooperative) have failed to meet their 2012 FIP goals beRead more..