Issue 6

By GovernanceToday
In Issue 6
Mar 7th, 2016
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By Ramesh Raja
In Issue 6
Mar 5th, 2015
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Nitish Kumar has taken over the reins of the state for the fourth time. Looking beyond political rigmarole, his dramatic comeback has a lot to do with the growth story of the state which touched its ‘nadir’ in the last few months, after Nitish relinquished his post taking moral responsibility for his party, JD(U)’s crushing defeat in the Lok Sabha elections last year. ...
By Anand Mishra
In International Relations
Mar 5th, 2015
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And Strikes Deal to Keep Bailout Money Flowing in Greece has managed to avert a potential run on its banking system and an economic collapse with a last minute deal with the troika of European Commission, International Monetary Fund and European Central Bank, which will keep the bailout money flowing in the country for four more months. While parties on both sides of t...
By GovernanceToday
In Health
Mar 5th, 2015
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A doctor by profession, Project Director for the National Health Portal of MoHFW, Prof. Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari, in conversation with Ekta Srivastava, talks about the pros and cons of the medical informatics in the country. You are a versatile personality in medical field. Please share your journey from being a medical doctor to Project Director for the National He...
By Ramesh Raja
In Issue 6
Mar 5th, 2015
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Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi has flagged off the first ever express train (fully air-conditioned) from Naharlagun in Arunachal Pradesh to New Delhi bringing North-East closer to the rest of India, there is not much update available about the status of high-speed trains envisioned by successive governments, including the UPA, and promised by BJP’s Modi in ru...
By GovernanceToday
In Education
Mar 5th, 2015
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A Massive Open Online Course popularly known as MOOC is an online course aimed at unlimited participants who will have open access via internet. Along with formal course materials such as videos, readings, and problem  sets, MOOCs provide interactive user forums that help build a community for students and faculty. MOOCs have become popular as a mode of distance educat...
By Ramesh Raja
In Education
Mar 5th, 2015
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The evaluation system changed 2010 onwards, changing first to a board exam which awarded grades and then to the Class X board exam becoming optional. Doing away with board exam in Class X was done with concurrent implementation of the CCE programme in schools. Having myself been involved with the CCE programme as a master trainer with CBSE and a mentor to few schools, ...
By Rahul Trivedi
In Issue 6
Mar 5th, 2015
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The real estate sector is India is notorious for its lack of transparency. The sector is still not matured as compared to the developed markets. Lack of information and low transparency discourages the investment by large players in the semi urban and rural areas thus slacking an overall growth of the real estate sector. To curb the irregularities there has been a cons...
By GovernanceToday
In Issue 6
Mar 5th, 2015
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How India should plan for Paris Climate Change Conference, 2015 During the recently concluded visit of the US President Barack Obama to India, there was expectation among international community that there would be some sort of deal on climate change on lines of the deal that the US had struck with China only a few months ago. While Indian Prime Minister and US Preside...
By Anand Mishra
In Issue 6
Mar 5th, 2015
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On Feb 8, the newly constituted NITI (National Institution for Transforming  India) Aayog had its first meeting under the leadership of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in which Chief Ministers of most states were in attendance. During the meeting, most CMs demanded  greater autonomy in deciding their own developmental policy making process and a reduction in the numbe...