SKOCH is spearheading a national initiative to devise a cyber security strategy and has formed a Cyber Patriots Task Force, the first meeting of which was organised recently in New Delhi. Chaired by National Cyber Security Coordinator, Gulshan Rai, the multi-stakeholder discussion was attended by members and domain experts drawn from the government, big-5 consulting, enforcement agencies, economists and academia. First of its kind initiative has opened a new debate in public domain on India's emergent need for cyber security policy, reports TEAM INCLUSION
Series of irregularities and frauds have hit the corporate corridors in India in the last few years. There is a general environment of suspicion. It is ironic that we still need to either spell out duties or exert moral pressure to persuade the shareholders to do the right thing, for instance, paying one’s taxes honestly, says Team Inclusion
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector and is complementary to big industries that contributes greatly to the socio-economic development of the country. They not only suffer policy and regulatory hurdles but also MNC onslaught, writes Gursharan Dhanjal
Far-fetched promises have been made by the successive governments and major political parties to eliminate poverty, end social and gender discrimination and make the society more inclusive. This is the election season and tall promises are made again. Most of the promises related to inclusion have been repeated election-after-election. But the millions of people are left at the margins even after over 70 years of independence, says Gyanendra Keshri
Today we have in most countries what we call stakeholder democracy, where the last man who has one share or perhaps no share but relationship with a company as a vender, employee or as a member of the society, that last man's interest has to be subsumed in the larger interest of the company.
Explained in the Interim Budget for 2019-20 the government announced a scheme to provide income support of R6,000 per year for farmer families whose land holding is less than two hectares. Congress party has announced that if voted to power it would provide R72,000 annual free cash to 20 per cent poorest families in the country.
The focus of major mass protests and youth movements in the recent years has been demand for reservation. Marathas are pitching for reservations in Maharashtra, Patidars are seeking reservation in Gujarat and there have been violent protests by Jats in Haryana and Rajasthan for seeking reservation under the OBC category.
Can India deliver economic growth while still being inclusive and an egalitarian society? Is welfare state the way to go? As the debate rages on, future of the country’s growth engine is at stake, says Team Inclusion