Cash Crops Look Good

In milk, rubber, coffee and tea, the numbers are impressive. India is the world’s largest producer of milk—more than 112 million tonnes last year. Milk production has grown more than six times since independence. India is the world’s fourth largest producer of natural rubber (NR) with a share of nearly 9 per cent of the global total output...


AADHAAR - Pied Piper of Technology

At noon on 13th January 2011, 15 year-old Sukrity, a resident of North Tripura, became the one millionth resident whose Aadhaar number was generated by the UIDAI. "It took us nearly six weeks to cross 100,000 (0.1 million) enrolments," Nandan Nilekani, Chairman of the Unique Identification...


NINE IS MINE: Call of the children to put children first

Imagine a group of young kidizens addressing a press conference after presenting their findings on the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, which they presented to the Chairperson, National...


Untold Story: A Silent Revolution of Inclusive Growth

What excites global investors most about India is the enterprise of its people who are endowed with foresight, competence and ability to create markets of repute that could operate with international...


Sir James Crosby’s Case for UID

Minus the name of the author and the country, Sir James Crosby’s report on United Kingdom’s now-scrapped Universal Identity Assurance System reads like a treatise on Unique Identity system hitherto rechristened Aadhaar...


Bridging the Digital Divide

Nearly 65 per cent of our population is below the age of 35 years. Just imagine the energy and potential of this talent pool. It can write a new history for our Nation. In fact, for the whole world! We just need to empower our youth with skills so that they can ensure their own development and growth of India.


Shadow Boxing

It’s a little ironical that the project which, is being hailed as one that will transform governance and root out corruption should itself be embroiled in controversy...

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