Issue 7

By GovernanceToday
In Issue 7
Apr 4th, 2016
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By GovernanceToday
In Cover Story
Apr 4th, 2016
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The asset quality of UCBs has shown improvement in recent years For more than 150 years, credit unions and financial cooperatives have provided affordable financial services to millions of people around the globe. The cooperative banking has attracted policy-related and academic attention since the onset of Great Financial crisis in 2007 all over the world. There are t...
By Ritika Bisht
In Aadhar
Apr 4th, 2016
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Recently, Aadhaar Bill was passed in the lower house as a Money Bill which will ensure the targeted delivery of subsidies. No matter how good intentioned this Bill could be, the issues and questions surrounding UID scheme refuse to die as government fails to eliminate the glitches in the large scale implementation of country’s most ambitious social project. Ninety seve...
By GovernanceToday
In Education
Apr 4th, 2016
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Every successful search on Google typically generates several megabytes of data from a single user, which on aggregation from around the world makes it several petabytes of data in a single day. That is only Google, and then there are companies like Apple, E-Bay, Uber, Amazon and so many more that churn huge quantum of data, most of which is extremely secure private da...
By Ramesh Raja
In Issue 7
Apr 4th, 2016
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The much-awaited legislation is aimed at protecting the interest of the home buyers and bring in transparency to the system +In what could finally turn out to become a reality for the existing and future homebuyers of India, both the houses of Parliament recently gave a green signal to the much-awaited Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013. The stage is n...
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Issue 7
Apr 4th, 2016
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India has 15.26 million hectare area under wetlands, which is approximately 4.6 per cent of her land area. Despite their wide ranging services, it is estimated that nearly 30 per cent of the natural wetlands have been lost in last three decades. Errant weather conditions make us think what’s going on rather what has gone wrong. Discussions on climate change, banning CF...
By Lekshmi Parmeswaran
In Issue 7
Apr 4th, 2016
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Positive steps taken in some states to improve the lives of transgenders should be replicated Acceptability is something that every human craves for. The way the society is defined conventionally has place only for those who conform to well-defined social constructs. Anything out of the sacrosanct standard is often ridiculed. This is the reality which stares in the fac...
By Ramesh Raja
In Health
Apr 4th, 2016
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To tackle the menace of TB, the Government must ensure access to quality, affordable diagnosis and treatment, regardless of where an individual seeks care The prevalence of tuberculosis (TB), one of the world’s deadliest diseases, has been a major health concern of India for centuries. It is second only to HIV/AIDS as the greatest killer worldwide due to a single infec...
By Lekshmi Parmeswaran
In Issue 7
Apr 4th, 2016
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Inland waterways based transport in India has not been exploited fully despite holding tremendous potential 20 May, 1498 is a day that changed the destiny of India forever. It was on this day that the Portuguese traveler Vasco de Gama reached Indian shores. The knowledge of navigation helped him travel via the Atlantic Ocean to reach the fabled land called India. In fa...
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Education
Apr 4th, 2016
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The classrooms are being thrown open to new possibilities, new initiatives and ideas to revamp our education system Durgesh, Poonam, Reena, Anil, Gita, Sohan and many more. They all stopped going to school. Some were in class four, some in class two; Durgesh managed only a couple of days in school. Somehow, the plot does not evoke much response now, we have all become ...