Saturday, July 4, 2020

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Chained down

Poor infra obstructing the wheels of ‘growth engines’ The government’s ‘Make in India’ program has a lot to do with the development of the country. But there is a jerk which it is facing today. MSMEs, the most vital constituent...

Infusing flexibility

MSMEs Development (Amendment) Bill seeks to increase the investment limits, in view of evolving market dynamics A well regulated market is important for a business enterprise to grow. The regulations must be relevant to the existing business environment and any...

Pushing the MSME agenda

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises are both socially and economically important. It needs government support to grow Globally, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) perform the crucial function of being the prime employer, thus having an economic as well...

Near the point of no return

As the world congregates at Paris to talk climate change, there is a sense of déjà vu among negotiators, governments, environmentalists, scientists, protesters and media (At the time of going for print, the actual negotations were yet to start)....

Fuel policy: Time to correct mistakes

Use of diesel is causing damage to environment; govt needs to bring in innovative and transparent legislation to arrest it The words of the French Prime Minister, Manuel Valls terming diesel cars a ‘mistake’ have fuelled a long overdue debate...

Lungful uneasy – deteriorating air quality of India

There is something new about New Delhi’s air, it is dangerously toxic even to smell, forget about lungful intake. Each morning, all lanes of a motorway into the capital are chock-full with thousands of echoing lorries with insignias beseeching...

Push for clean energy

Not with standing growth trajectory, political will must to ensure successful transition India, a country of over 1.2 billion, has enormous energy needs and it is becoming steadily challenging to meet this requirement through conventional means of power generation. More...

The hidden culprit

Our cities are among the most polluted in the world, but studies have found that rural areas also contribute to pollution. We often blame industries, big cities and traffic for the high level of pollution and greenhouse gases emissions in...

Indian INDC: Does it balance environment and growth?

In world of distorted carbon space governed by “common but differentiated responsibility,” India has shown fantastic acumen and leadership to deal with climate change crisis for UNFCCC Paris climate agreement. Indian Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) – promises a...

Reimagining Indian cities

As thousands pour into cities in search of better lives, it is necessary to radically change the way in which we manage our urban landscape It is half past eight in the morning and as Jai takes the elevator to...
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Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

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Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...