Category Archives: Development

Reservation for General Category: Historic or Just Election Gimmick?

The government today announced 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and higher education for economically weaker sections in the general category and said it would move a constitutional amendment bill to bring it into effect. The mega move, just months before the national election, was approved in a cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister […]
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Farmers Loan Waiver: the kingmaker of the Assembly Elections

When the farmers raised slogans instead of plough just before the assembly election 2018, nobody imagined that it would create a very big hole in the fabric of BJP politics. The party claiming to be the only national party in near future was uprooted by the people from the biggest state of India and former […]
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Organ Donation : Life Donation

Nationally, with a population of 1.2 billion people, the statistic stands at 0.08 persons as organ donors per million population (PMP). This is an incredibly small and insignificant number compared to the statistics around the world.
Each year, thousands of people die while waiting for a transplant, because no suitable donor can be found for them. The need for organ donors has never been greater.

For any queries regarding organ donation, please call – 1800 4193737 (Toll free)

The Curse of Agriculture

One positive outcome of the recent debate over Land Acquisition has been the return of agriculture into public discourse. The media – whether print, electronic, social has mostly been oblivious to the plight of farmers and agriculture sector in general. Of course most of this apathy and bias stems from our own ignorance and lack […]
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A victory for Internet freedom

The beauty of the Internet is that it is a truly open and democratic platform that does not discriminate – it does not care whether you are impoverished or a social outcaste and gives your voice equal weightage. We must attempt to increase the access to Internet so that it offers a voice to those in perpetual exile from our consciousness and enables them to influence public opinion. At the same time, we must also endeavour to maintain its open nature.

Urbanization: Social Perspective

By Prashant Jain This is a well accepted phenomenon that aggregation of human settlements improve the service delivery efficiency provided infrastructure is in place for such a delivery.

Rajasthan: A poor state in Primary Education

Rajasthan was ranked 31 out of 33 states and UTs with respect to literacy rates in 2011. We took data from ASER (Annual Status of Education Report) by Pratham over the years and did a comparative study between 2007 and 2013 for Rajasthan. Following are some of the stats which quantify this fact. 7.5% increase […]
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Human Capital Development: Solution to All the problems

By Prashant Jain Human Capital as the name suggest is the quality of people living in country. Its when people in a country are used as assets rather than a liability. Physical capital includes machinery, working capital etc. Japan and South Korea are very rich in human capital. Because of their huge investment in the […]
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For the Love of Science

Article is related to the sorry state of affairs of Science and Technology in India.

NEW Capital: What about the OLD Farmers?

NEW Capital: What about the OLD Farmers?

For going ahead on the path of Development, are we leaving behind a section of society ?

Although this is a long process and we will see the level of good or bad implementation with time, we can only hope and wish for a deal which would lead state and country towards development without hurting rights of any individual or farmer.