Society


A Revolution in Healthcare is Waiting to Happen

Ten years from now, India could well become the first country in the world to dissociate healthcare from affluence. Millions of people will still live in slums with no amenities...


A Governance Framework for Gender Equality

Equality still remains a distant dream for most women in our country, particularly those who come from the poorer and most marginalised sections of society...


Re-Thinking Governance: The Gandhian Way

The leadership must develop a habit to listen to its citizens before thinking of bringing any durable change. It is important for the leader to stay calm and listen to the unheard. It is only then the true Swaraj will usher...


The Challenge is at the Grassroots

Reaching the government's social sector and anti-poverty outlays to the intended beneficiaries at the grassroots poses the fundamental governance challenge facing the country...


Union Budget 2013-14: What does it mean for the Social Sector

Despite achievements on the growth front, India faces developmental challenges and needs to revamp its fiscal management to provide more funds for the social sector, better policies and sound delivery mechanisms...


Bridging Gender Gaps: Linking Gender Budgeting with the Results Framework Document

The many reports of violence against women over the last few months have had one clear effect - the silence regarding existence of gender disparities has finally been broken...


Aligning PDS with Aadhaar - Challenges Ahead

Haryana today is at the forefront of harnessing the potentials of ICT and other new age technologies to improve services delivery and bring government closer to people. Aadhaar will be the real game changer...


Scripting an E-governance Success

West Bengal is following an e-governance roadmap. The state government understands that e-governance is central to each and every department's functioning facilitating enhanced citizen interface...

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