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Policy-NITI AAYOG and Nutrition !!!

2018-02-16T12:21:16+00:00

The NITI Aayog published nutrition charts on 17 January this year. As India recognises nutrition as a national issue and gears up for the National Nutrition Mission (NNM), publishing such data helps a wide variety of persons associated with the healthcare and nutrition ecosystem in our country to get into action mode and aid in the implementation of the mission. The Global Nutrition Report 2015 estimates that investment in nutrition has a cost-benefit ratio of 1:16 for 40 low- and middle-income countries. Moreover, such an investment is recognised globally as both a critical development imperative and a pathway for the fulfillment of human [...]

Policy-NITI AAYOG and Nutrition !!!2018-02-16T12:21:16+00:00

Society-Does India Require Counter Urbanization ?

2018-02-06T11:38:16+00:00

Urbanization is one of the most common global phenomena in the world, and is said to occur in many phases. In the overwhelming majority of cases, urban lifestyles and infrastructure has spread to encompass most human settlements. […]

Society-Does India Require Counter Urbanization ?2018-02-06T11:38:16+00:00

Society-Forest Dwellers and their rights !!!

2017-12-30T02:52:42+00:00

In February 2002, the Supreme Court of India passed an order prohibiting state governments and also tribals and other traditional forest dwellers from removing dead, dying trees and grasses and trees felled by winds. […]

Society-Forest Dwellers and their rights !!!2017-12-30T02:52:42+00:00

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

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!

2017-10-17T00:00:33+00:00

Population is a more serious issue than generally construed. The managing of populations can become a serious inflection point as can be seen building up in the recent Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Frequently, discrimination against communities have been placed in religious and ethnic terms, which can be site-specific. […]

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!2017-10-17T00:00:33+00:00

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!

2017-10-16T23:58:13+00:00

Population is a more serious issue than generally construed. The managing of populations can become a serious inflection point as can be seen building up in the recent Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Frequently, discrimination against communities have been placed in religious and ethnic terms, which can be site-specific. However, Saskia Sassen, professor of sociology at Columbia University, US, places the context of the current turmoil on a more fundamental concept – land. Sassen says that recent developments point towards a new trajectory in Myanmar’s interaction with its internally much-despised minority population. The Myanmar government decided in 2016 to allocate 3 million [...]

Society/Geography-Population, Migration and Misery !!!2017-10-16T23:58:13+00:00

Society- Flooding in Indian Cities !!!

2017-09-05T15:07:19+00:00

World’s greatest cities were founded on the banks of rivers (or other water sources such as lakes) to provide for not only drinking water but other basic amenities such as sanitation and transportation. What worked as a boon for our first urban dwellers has become a bane for our present cities. […]

Society- Flooding in Indian Cities !!!2017-09-05T15:07:19+00:00