Insights into Editorial: NOFN project yet to fulfil promise for rural India

Insights into Editorial: NOFN project yet to fulfil promise for rural India Article Link 16 June 2016 According to the latest figures, as of 2 May 2016, the OFC (optic fibre cable) pipe laid in India is 139,582 km, optical fibre laid is 111,726 km. OFC pipe is laid in around 61,000 gram panchayats and …

Insights into Editorial: Measuring Mudra’s success

Insights into Editorial: Measuring Mudra’s success 31 May 2016 Article Link Summary: Prime Minister Modi, in a recent interview, indicated that his focus was to create a third sector—the personal sector—other than farms and factories wherein a person turns into a job provider through entrepreneurship rather than a job-seeker in the other two sectors. This …

Insights into Editorial: Decline of pollinators threatens food supply

Insights into Editorial: Decline of pollinators threatens food supply 30 March 2016 Article Link The wild pollinators are declining, and their loss will imperil our food supply, warns a recent United Nations report, based on the global assessment of pollinators by an international team of more than 75 scientists from different parts of the world, …

Insights into Editorial: For a paradigm shift in fiscal deficit

Insights into Editorial: For a paradigm shift in fiscal deficit  07 March 2016 Article Link Whenever there is debate on budget, fiscal deficit, by default, occupies the centre-stage. However, this year it found a special mention in Finance Minister’s budget speech. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his speech, said that “there is a suggestion that …

Insights into Editorial: India should prepare its cadre for the blue economy

Insights into Editorial: India should prepare its cadre for the blue economy  12 February 2016 Article Link Blue economy has been a buzzword for few years now. It was introduced by Gunter Pauli in his 2010 book, The Blue Economy: 10 Years — 10 Innovations —100 Million Jobs. It has opened new avenues for bilateral …