Financing Smart Cities: Key Requirements
What are the key requirements for financing smart cities? Mukul G. Asher and Shahana Sheikh offer us some proposals for the case of India.
India not home and dry on drought
India not home and dry on drought, argue Asit K Biswas & Cecilia Tortajada. It is still managed as part of a disaster relief process, which is not effective in the long-term.
India's Jan Dhan Yojna Initiative
What are the key considerations for obtaining desired outcomes in India's Jan Dhan Yojna initiative, which is designed to improve access to financial services? Mukul Asher shares his analysis.
India's new economic management
Mukul G Asher has shared with us his analysis of the key economic management characteristics of India's new government led by Narendra Modi.
India’s budget 2014-15
Mukul G Asher has shared with us his work on Indian’s budget 2014-15, and the initial steps towards professionalizing tax administration.
Managing international labour flows from India
A holistic approach is necessary for managing international labour flows from India, argues Rakkee Thimothy, from the V.V. Giri National Labour Institute in India.
India needs inclusive growth now!
If Narendra Modi is to succeed in reviving India's fortunes, he must pursue an agenda of inclusive growth, focusing in particular on the nation's desperate education and training needs.
Economic priorities of India's new government
What might be the economic priorities of India's new National Democratic Alliance government led by Shri Narendra Modi of the Bhartiya Janata Party? Mukul G Asher has shared his thoughts with us.
The joy of Indian democracy!
The whole world is simply enthralled by India's elections currently underway. We are captivated by the joy of Indian democracy. The Chinese should be jealous!
Toronto is a biryani!
Toronto is a biryani, with spicy treats for everyone -- from architecture and history, and nature and adventure, through to art and festivals, food and shopping, and of course, Niagara Falls.
Pension liabilities of India's government financial institutions
Mukul Asher and Yutika Vora offer their analysis for mitigating the fiscal risk of the pension liabilities of India's government financial institutions.
Indian Mujahideen as a terror model
Shanthie Mariet D'Souza and Bibhu Prasad Routray share their thoughts on the Indian Mujahideen as a terror model.
Green Buildings in India
With the growing population of cities, the need for healthier environment in residences and workplaces will take on greater importance, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Indian migration to Australia: puzzles & potentials
Indian migration to Australia has a deep history, and is now flourishing. Looking ahead, the potential benefits to Australia are enormous.
India's vocational education and training challenge
German President Joachim Gauck, Infosys Chairman Narayana Murthy, and Vice-chair of the Bertelsmann Stiftung Liz Mohn are working together to tackle India's VET challenge.
India in Post 2014 Afghanistan: Challenges and Opportunities
Shanthie Mariet D'Souza has shared with us her views on the challenges and opportunities for India in Post 2014 Afghanistan.
India -- the education drop-out
India withdrew from PISA, the world's "Gold Standard" for education evaluation, for 2012 and 2015, following a dismal result in 2009. But this is no way to improve an education system!
Arun Maira, from India's Planning Commission, made a strong case for India optimism at a recent Bertelsmann Stiftung/Infosys conference in Bangalore.
India's governance -- worse than China's?
India may be the world's most populous democracy. But the quality of its governance is very poor, and much worse than China's on many scores.
Infrastructure of Water Security in India
India will face an unprecedented water crisis around 2030, if it continues with present policies, argue Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
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