Monthly Archives: October 2006

Sarva Siksha Abhiyan- Mission, Issues and Innovations

Many a times, I feel like agreeing to one opinion of a rebel friend of mine. He thought Nehru’s five year plans would have concentrated only on education at least for few decades. Perhaps Sharva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) was a … Continue reading

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India and Indians Crackling

There are big news and variety of achievements appearing almost daily in media. India is on go. We pray this Diwali that it continues. ‘The Nasdaq is all lit up in New York. The world’s most cited market index is … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To MD, Tata Motors

Dear Mr. Ravikant, I saw on one of the TV news channels today a group of women demonstrating in front of Tata Centre, Kolkata against the land acquisitions from the farmers of Singur for your project. You may take it … Continue reading

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Can Hiuen Tsang Link China India Better?

I read about Hiuen Tsang who came from China to India in 7th century in our history course as student for school final examination. And with a little interest in history of Bihar, I kept on reading whatever and whenever … Continue reading

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Footprints Of A Nation

ushmita Choudhury in Anniversary Issue of ‘India Today’ recently listed 30 events that changed our lives. I thought of selecting some as a technocrat. Each of the events has made a big impact. Those who had experienced the days before … Continue reading

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India- Possible Global Destination For Automobile Manufacturing

Indian automobile manufacturing has left behind the days of Ambassadors and Padmini in the pages of its history. Today India is selling more than a million passenger cars and as estimated by a number of agencies, by the end of … Continue reading

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India Links With Winners

Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi has come out with a statement about Mohammad Yunush, the Nobel ‘for Peace’ Prize winner of 2006. “India recognised Mohammad Yunus and the pioneering work of his Grameen Bank in popularising the concept of micro credit … Continue reading

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Indian Sub-continent And Four Economists

Last week, the name of the four economists, Jagdish Bhagwati, Amartya Sen, Manmohan Singh, and Muhammad Yunus of the subcontinent, appeared one way or the other in media. Jagdidh Bhagawati, the professor in Columbia University got in news as a … Continue reading

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A Roadmap For India’s Manufacturing Sector

As economists say India must excel in manufacturing to provide employment to its teeming millions. And fortunately for India, it has proved almost in every industry its capability to become world class. Both public and private sectors have done wonderfully … Continue reading

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Manufacturing And Infrastructure

Chinese miracles in manufacturing sector are credited to its superb world-class infrastructure. How can manufacturing have a competitive transaction and transportation costs without fast lane roads, fast handling ports and airports, and power without outages? Can India match its infrastructure … Continue reading

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