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Society-Upgrading the public education system !!!

2017-11-18T18:59:41+00:00

The World Bank’s recent flagship World Development Report, 2018 addressed some immediate challenges of quality education. One of the ways that it broke new ground was on the issue of provision for private education. Growing private school enrolment is a global trend and the phenomenon must be taken seriously and discussed on evidence. […]

Society-Upgrading the public education system !!!2017-11-18T18:59:41+00:00

Geography-Population Density in terms of Geography in India !!!

2017-11-18T18:54:00+00:00

The most common sort among the calculations of population density is as defined by the number of persons per square kilometre. Calculations of population density depict the concentration of population over certain spatial units, and the Census of India uses number of persons per square kilometre as its principle method with which to measure population density. […]

Geography-Population Density in terms of Geography in India !!!2017-11-18T18:54:00+00:00

Environment-The Basic Possible Impacts of Climate Change in the Himalayas !!!

2017-11-18T18:39:03+00:00

Climate Change in the Himalayas is a major topic of worry for climate watchers in the Subcontinent and across the world. The Himalayas have the largest deposits of snow and ice in the world outside the Polar Regions and is often referred to as the ‘Third Pole’ and also as the ‘Water Tower of Asia’. […]

Environment-The Basic Possible Impacts of Climate Change in the Himalayas !!!2017-11-18T18:39:03+00:00

Environment- India’s Solar Dilemma !!!

2017-11-08T00:54:32+00:00

Parties to the historic Paris Accord on climate change signed in 2015 meet in Bonn next week, and their discussions will inevitably veer toward the Donald Trump-led US administration’s decision to exit the Accord. US is the second-largest greenhouse gas emitter in the world, in per capita terms as well as in absolute volumes. The upcoming summit takes place amid growing concerns that the US move may encourage other countries to abdicate their responsibility to rein in greenhouse gas emissions. […]

Environment- India’s Solar Dilemma !!!2017-11-08T00:54:32+00:00

Policy-Bharatmala revival and India’s capex cycle !!!

2017-11-08T00:49:36+00:00

Last week, the government relaunched the Bharatmala Pariyojana (BMP)—an initiative to add 35,000km of new highways (subsuming existing plans to add 10,000km of national highways) with an outlay of Rs5.35 trillion over the next five years—to raise investments in infrastructure, and boost economic growth. An additional Rs1.57 trillion is set to be used in existing projects. Thus, overall the Union government is set to spend around Rs6.92 trillion on roads over the next five years. […]

Policy-Bharatmala revival and India’s capex cycle !!!2017-11-08T00:49:36+00:00