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Developing an efficient logistics ecosystem
Published on:
19th Dec, 2021
Author:
Veenu Singh
Insights from government's LEADS initiative along with the World Bank’s LPI can help identify reforms to improve the logistics sector.
Business Line
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From financial inclusion to financial integration
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17th Dec, 2021
Author:
Ashish Desai
The ‘financially-included’ people must be offered products and services that are relevant to their needs.
Business Line
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To check stubble burning, monitor policy implementation
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8th Dec, 2021
Author:
Paramjyoti Chattopadhyay and Priyanka Dua
A targeted and cluster-based approach can be undertaken by identifying districts with a higher number of stubble burning incidents.
The Indian Express
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India's fertility rate falls, but the story is different for some states
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2nd Dec, 2021
Author:
Urvashi Prasad and Adhiraj Parasarathy
As per the 5th round of NFHS, India's total fertility rate (TFR) slipped to 2.0. This drop in India's TFR, from almost 6 in the 1950s, to its current level is a significant feat. However, despite the decline, the story is different for some states. Tracing the trajectories of some selected states towards demographic transition, the article highlights the need for investment in health, education, and skill development to leverage demographic dividend and advocate policies for a growing pool of senior citizens.
The Quint
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Medical devices: A sunrise sector of the Indian economy
Published on:
1st Dec, 2021
Author:
Urvashi Prasad
The Medical Devices sector will continue to grow at a fast pace in the coming years. Recognizing its significance, the Indian government is implementing several policies and initiatives to accelerate its growth.
Medical Buyer Magazine
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Sanitation workers’ safety and welfare must be urgently addressed
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26th Nov, 2021
Author:
Aditya Bhol
As frontline workers during the pandemic, sanitation workers faced great risks. The second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission must focus on their concerns.
DMEO, NITI Aayog
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A future of women at work that works for Indian women
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18th Nov, 2021
Author:
Bijeta Mohanty
The International Monetary Fund estimates that by ensuring equal participation of women in the workforce, India could increase its GDP by 27 per cent. However, according to data from the World Bank, the Female Labour Force Participation Rate (FLFPR) in India has declined from 32 per cent in 2005 to 21 per cent in 2019. The challenge for India is not merely to increase the participation of women in the labour force but also to ensure that they have access to quality jobs with equal opportunities for upward mobility.
Economic Times HRWorld
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Wide fault lines within the Global Climate Risk Index
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18th Nov, 2021
Author:
Veenu Singh, Tanvi Bramhe
The CoP-26 in Glasgow is an embodiment of collective global effort to urgently address alarming rise of carbon. Monitoring by focusing on right type of indicators and high-quality data is paramount in efforts to address global warming. The article tries to highlight the shortcomings of Global Climate Risk Index. It also points out how India’s module on National Disaster Management Information System does better by capturing damages and losses caused by variety of disasters and monitors the targets under the Sendai Framework.
The Hindu
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The 'invisible' children
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17th Nov, 2021
Author:
Vijender Kumar and Richa Saxena
Targeted and collective effort for uplifting the living conditions of urban street children and their families is urgently needed. States need to act on the push and pull factors that compel children to become street dwellers.
Millennium Post
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Caretaking to Self-care: The Giant Step Indian Women Must Take for Diabetes Management
Published on:
15th Nov, 2021
Author:
Adhiraj Parthasarathy
Patient compliance, disease management protocols and optimizing quality of life for diabetic women requires public policies to be centered around the societal role of the patient, instead of being formulated or implemented in a vacuum.
News18
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