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Jan 11th, 2018
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“In Mumbai, the cement concrete roads built 20 years ago are still in a good shape. All the roads in the country would be converted into cement concrete ones. And I guarantee that they will last for 200 years,” Nitin Gadkari Road infrastructure plays an important role in a country’s development.  There are two major types of materials widely used in road construction, ...
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Jan 10th, 2018
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when the Modi government took over more than three years back, highways accounted for only 96,000 km out of 52 lakh km road network in the country. Presently, India boasts to have 1, 50,000 km of highways.The Ministry of Raod Transport & Highways has set a target of two lakh km of highways in the country by 2022. The ministry hopes that it will help divert 50 perce...
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May 4th, 2016
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Can there be a greater tragedy that water has to be transported on the train as people are literally drying for lack of water? The sad reality is that we are facing such a situation in our country today and the situation looks like getting worse as more and more areas are falling under drought. While media devotes time when some deaths occur or water riots take place, ...
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Apr 4th, 2016
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Mahatma Gandhi once said: ‘Suppose I have come by a fair amount of wealth – either by way of legacy, or by means of trade and industry – I must know that all that wealth does not belong to me; what belongs to me is the right to an honorable livelihood, no better than that enjoyed by millions of others. The rest of my wealth belongs to the community and must be used for...
By GovernanceToday
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Mar 7th, 2016
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An encouraging factor in the present budget is the increased allocation made to departments engaged in scientific research. With a hike of 17% on last year’s allocation, the Department of Science and Technology has got the highest raise followed by the Department of Biotechnology which has received a 12% increase. In an environment where innovation has become the decid...
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Feb 8th, 2016
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The state of Bihar has made tremendous progress over last decade. The state which was known mostly for wrong reasons has started to make a positive buzz at all economic conferences. The growth rate of the state since 2005 has been very strong, which has made Bihar among the fastest growing states in the country. Last fiscal the state grew at a scorching 17 percent at t...
By GovernanceToday
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Jan 5th, 2016
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India is primarily agricultural country with most of the population depending on agriculture and allied activities and living in villages and small towns. This is despite a large number of people migrating towards urban centers and deserting agriculture. In such an environment, it is essential that industry, both manufacturing and services are made strong and vibrant e...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 11th, 2015
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It is December and the famous Delhi smog has descended on the national capital, blurring visibility, delaying flights, causing accidents on roads and leaving innumerable children coughing. The smog, resulted from the burning of paddy in the agricultural belt around the national capital, has been known to be a major cause of environmental pollution in North India. Many ...
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Nov 4th, 2015
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Technology is a great enabler. It allows people to do things that were unimaginable just a decade back and affords freedom to think out of the box solutions to problems that were considered unsolvable earlier. Advancements in technology has also allowed policymakers to exploit them in country, city and town planning so as to improve lives of vast majority of people. In...
By GovernanceToday
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Oct 15th, 2015
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A year ago, Swachh Bharat mission was launched with much fanfare and glitz. Leading personalities from various walks of life endorsed the initiative which aimed at making India clean. It was indeed a noble initiative because we all know how much bad odor, bad image and most of all how many epidemics does dirty, filthy garbage bring to the nation. So, without a question...