Category: Insights into Editorial

Insights into Editorial: A triple blow to job guarantee scheme

Insights into Editorial: A triple blow to job guarantee scheme   MGNREGA: “Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act”, MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the “Right to Work”. MGNREGA guarantee “Right To Work” for at least one member of family for 100 days annually , 150 days for SC/STs during non-agricultural...

Insights into Editorial: Creating jobs for women in the renewable energy sector

Insights into Editorial: Creating jobs for women in the renewable energy sector   Introduction: India can increase its GDP by up to 60% by 2025 by enabling more women to participate in its workforce, a 2015 study by the McKinsey Global Institute had stated. However, social and cultural constraints can prevent this from becoming a reality. Many women who work...

Insights into Editorial: In a state of energy poverty: on the goal of 100% electrification

Insights into Editorial: In a state of energy poverty: on the goal of 100% electrification      Context: There is now 100% village electrification in India, an important milestone in the country’s development trajectory. The remote village of Leisang in Manipur is the last village to be connected to the national grid on April 28. At the time of Independence,...

Insights into Editorial: Pokhran II, twenty years later

Insights into Editorial: Pokhran II, twenty years later Background: After Independence, India got fame from its two nuclear tests, 1st after two decades of independence and another in 1998, which made India to adjust its place in the list of self-reliant and nuclear capable nations. The tests was carried out in secrecy and was revealed after its success. Pokhran which...

Insights into Editorial: US unilaterally pulled out of the Iran Nuclear deal

Insights into Editorial: US unilaterally pulled out of the Iran Nuclear deal Background: The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly known as the Iran deal, was signed on July 14, 2015 between Iran, the U.S., China, France, Russia, the U.K., Germany and the European Union. Under this deal, Iran agreed not to build any more heavy water facilities, eliminate its...