Ushering in demonetisation is a masterstroke of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-killing several birds with a single stone-it was freedom at midnight. Most importantly, a strong and significant move/push towards cashless economy-something that has been part of boardroom debates for a long time. Since 2005, SKOCH has been an ardent votary of cashless..
It is widely believed that India's economy is on the move and will be the fastest growing among major economies in 2017. Public Private Partnerships (PPP) will be one of the major growth factors, which in the recent past have been mired by delay in project approvals and land purchases by the government.
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Biometrics and New Economy’ is looked at from the prism of challenges and opportunities that lie ahead in accomplishing a transparent, efficient and speedy payment delivery system leveraging biometric technologies, the Aadhaar identification platform and mobiles.
It is a matter of concern that India's pace of improving the social indicators is much slower than countries poorer than India, such as Bangladesh and Vietnam.
N C Saxena
The challenges, which our cities are facing today, are increasingly becoming more complex. Whether it is sudden flooding or drainage disruptions as witnessed recently in some of the big cities bringing life to a standstill, traffic dislocations and poor mobility, lack of decent housing particularly