Interview

By Anand Mishra
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Dec 11th, 2015
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Not many in India are aware of the close historical and cultural connection that India shares with Lithuania, a connection that goes back many centuries. While the two countries have started afresh to cooperate on economic and social levels in last two decades, there is immense scope for people to people and cultural cooperation between the two countries. In a discussi...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 11th, 2015
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‘Slush 2015’ proved the grandest edition of the event which has been improving in its reach, profile of participants and impact. To find out more about the philosophy and the organization of Slush, Anand Mishra, Editor and Rajesh Mehta, Consulting Editor, ‘Governance Today,’ spoke to Riku Makela, CEO of Slush. Edited excerpts: What is Slush and how did this idea genera...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 10th, 2015
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WEBEL has evolved from an organization for developing electronics industry in West Bengal, to an agency which is at the forefront of applying high end IT and communication technology to revolutionize government services in West Bengal and also to facilitate high tech investment. Manoj Padaliya of ‘Governance Today’ spoke to Mr. Upender Jit Singh, Managing Director of W...
By Ramesh Raja
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Dec 8th, 2015
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Pollution, particularly the air-borne, is at the core of many health problems in India. It is also a major environmental issue the world is grappling with. The situation, across globe, has reached a point which calls for an urgent action before it’s too late. Ramesh Kumar Raja, Sr. Copy Editor, ‘Governance Today’ had a conversation with renowned environmentalist Dr Sun...
By GovernanceToday
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Dec 8th, 2015
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Over the last one decade, the most dramatic improvement that India has had in relation with any country, it is arguably Israel. During much of cold war era, India had been less enthusiastic in having a warm relations with Israel, which changed in January 1992, when the two countries established full diplomatic relations. Since then there has been a steady strengthening...
By Anand Mishra
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Nov 7th, 2015
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Dr. Raghunath Anant Mashelkar symbolizes Indian science and technology community to a great extent. His appeal transcends the scientific community and policy making apparatus alike, for he has not just worked on crucial scientific projects, but has also tirelessly strived to create a scientific thinking culture in the country. In an interaction with Rajesh Mehta, Consu...
By GovernanceToday
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Nov 5th, 2015
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The government of West Bengal has taken proactive steps to insurehousing for all in urban areas of the state. In an interaction with Manoj Padaliya of ‘Governance Today,’ Debashis Sen, Principal Secretary – Urban Development Department of the West Bengal sheds light on the approach of the state towards smart city project. 98 smart cities have been named, includin...
By GovernanceToday
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Nov 5th, 2015
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Located in Northern Europe, Finland is one of the most advanced democracies of the world. The country is not just one of the most developed nations, it also boasts of very HDI indicators. Finnish education system is one of the best in the world. It is also home to some of the most successful corporates in the world such as Nokia and Rovio, the developer of the Angry Bi...
By GovernanceToday
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Nov 5th, 2015
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Dr Tanweer Fazal is an expert in social and economic issues of minorities. He is presently serving as an associate professor at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. Fazal has been on many committees before and wrote several books on the issue of minority development. In an interview to the ‘Governance Today,’ he shared his views on the present socio-economic conditions of ...
By Praveen Raman
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Nov 5th, 2015
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Digitization of data is one of the most important aspects of developing a user friendly public service delivery paradigm. In India, land reforms is a huge problem area which is compounded by the absence of proper records. Thomson Reuters is a leading players globally in digitizing the land and property records and enterprise solutionsthat immensely simplify the record ...