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Jul 5th, 2016
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ALPHONSUS H.M. STOELINGA | AMBASSADOR OF THE NETHERLANDS TO INDIA The relations between India and the Netherlands have been on an upswing over last few years. Not only has trade and economic relations deepened, the two countries are increasingly cooperating in diverse areas such as innovation, agriculture and renewable energy. To know more about how India and the Nethe...
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Jul 5th, 2016
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SURENDRA NATH TRIPATHI |  ADDITIONAL SECRETARY & DEVELOPMENT COMMISSIONER (MSME), GOVERNMENT OF INDIA Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) is the backbone of  the Indian economy. Any big industry’s 30 to 40 per cent, in some cases around 60 per cent of  the work is done by these MSMEs. This holds true to a number of  economies around the world. In case of  In...
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Jul 5th, 2016
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DR PANKAJ JALOTE | DIRECTOR OF (IIIT) DELHI Dr Pankaj Jalote, Director of  Indraprastha Institute of  Information Technology(IIIT) Delhi, he has vast experience in software engineering; teaching at various institute including IIT Delhi and Kanpur and has been a part of  research work with Microsoft.Talking to Governance Today, he shares his views on the present scenari...
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Jul 4th, 2016
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DR APARAJITA GOGOI |  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTRE FOR CATALYZING CHANGE AND NATIONAL   COORDINATOR, WRA INDIA Even though India is said to be on the verge of  becoming a superpower, it lags in many basic parameters related to women and their health and rights. To discuss these issues, Ramesh Kumar Raja talked to Dr Aparajita Gogoi, Executive Director, Centre for Catalyz...
By GovernanceToday
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Jun 23rd, 2016
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If you look at the major schemes or policies of the government, central or state, from poverty alleviation programs to universal healthcare to universal education, the theme that straddles through all these is that most of these programs fail, to put it mildly. To be fair, governments have created islands of excellence in most segments; in healthcare, we have All India...
By Ritika Bisht
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Oct 6th, 2015
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UK’s Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), part of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare of India, have signed a MoU with the aim to improve public safety in the two countries. It will help in exchange of information and opportunities for technical cooperation, assistance for better equipm...
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May 14th, 2015
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MNREGA is drawing attention for all wrong reasons from its traditional baiters and supporters. While former complains about creating assets of poor quality, the latter is fretting against delayed wage payments. The rural development ministry, which administers the scheme that promises 100 days of guaranteed employment to those issued job cards, has sought to address bo...
By Anand Mishra
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Jan 13th, 2015
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Recently, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) announced that it was entering in a partnership with Microsoft India to transform Surat into a smart city. SMC said it had selected Microsoft as its preferred partner for process automation and citizen services. Surat has been an early adopter of technology in delivering services to its citizens. It hopes to keep its reco...