Digits and numerals were known to Babylonian, Egyptian and Indian mathematicians from 7th century, or even earlier. But digital technologies like Artificial Intelligence ( AI), Blockchain, Cloud and Data analysis are invented nearly 15 centuries later, very recently. Any new technology is always termed as double edge sword. It could be constructively used for the benefit of society . ...Read more
Majority of the people in the world of literature did not take due note when Rabindranath Tagore wrote Geetanjali. But when that poetry was published in London, the world of literature went on to shower praise on the ‘poetic thought of Tagore’. Then he became the first Indian to get Nobel Prize in the literature. ...Read more
2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development agreed by the UN 193 United Nations Member States pledged to ensure “no one will be left behind” and to “endeavour to reach the furthest behind first.” That resolve made by world leaders in 2015 was ambitious. In practice, this means taking explicit action to end extreme poverty among 7.5 ...Read more
All 17 SDGs are linked to each other. For the first time, a world leader in the G20 meeting not only recognises these interlinkages but also suggests the methods to implement interlinked SDGs. The G20 meeting was held virtually in November 2020, with Saudi Arabia as host, amidst COVID-19. When world leaders were focussing on ...Read more
Farmer Bill Here comes the largest financial boost to farmers in India . Farmers would now be part of the ‘market-mechanism’. Their produce will be traded in the market, the way the manufactured products from industries are sold. Those serve the food, are now served with ‘capital’ and provided the clients so that Agriculture become ...Read more
PM-KISAN has been successful in its objective to provide financial support to farmers without any involvement of middlemen.
We hear subsidies and financial help to auto, aviation and service industries. Here is the largest financial boost to farmers . They would now be part of the market. Their produce will be traded in the market the way industries’ manufactured products are sold. Those serve the food, are now served with capital . It’s ...Read more
In 2014 India became the first country to adopt a national agroforestry policy. The Government of India announced this policy in order to resolve the bottlenecks that had emerged at the interface of existing policies for agriculture, forestry, water and environment, recognizing that land use by its very nature must be integrative. This working paper ...Read more