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Policy Proposals For India is a continuously evolving research effort that aims to reach out to academics, researchers, media professionals and policy makers at all levels in government and corporate sectors of India. The website essentially focuses on some of the most challenging issues the country is facing, and at the same time offers concrete policy suggestions that can help them in achieving rational outcomes in their endeavours. It houses articles on topics as wide as public administration, strategic affairs, economy, social development, education, health, environment and science & technology.

Today's Update OROP – For guardians of security & integrity of India If the demand is not attended to, it runs the risk of leading to a detrimental effect on the good morale and motivation of the armed forces personnel, who are all future pensioners.  
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Banking sector in India – need for reforms
Banks should be encouraged to use technology and other innovative measures to tap the lower income and rural markets.
Posted On : 2009-01-15 more
Why India Fails Again And Again
In their quest for SEZ-based development, the plight of the state engineering services remains ignored by both central and state governments.
Posted On : 2009-01-01 more
Migration in India – a cause of socio-ethnic friction
In India, more people migrate due to lack of opportunities in their native place rather than a spirit of exploration, creating social problems in the region they move to.
Posted On : 2008-12-23 more
Human trafficking in India
Human trafficking, world's third largest illegal activity after smuggling of drugs and weapons, continues to thrive despite adequate legal provisions.
Posted On : 2008-12-15 more
Biotechnology in India. The prospects
India has the potential to become a biotechnology giant provided it ensures sufficient patent protection and availability of quality manpower to the industry.
Posted On : 2008-12-08 more
Flood management in India
Floods will continue to havoc disaster in India unless ecological measures to manage them are not taken up on a long-term basis.
Posted On : 2008-11-30 more
Preserving Biodiversity in Kerala
Biodiversity of Kerala has immensely benefited the humankind for ages and must be preserved in a sustainable manner for future generations.
Posted On : 2008-11-20 more
Problems of Indian sports. No child's play
The government should withdraw itself from running sports at the senior level and focus on encouraging it at the grassroots.
Posted On : 2008-11-19 more
The issue of jobless growth. How to tackle?
The government must give top priority to the agriculture and manufacturing sector in order to keep a check on the rising unemployment in India.
Posted On : 2008-11-18 more
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C.K. Prahalad on Development Through Enterprise
"We have the opportunity in the next ten years to make a fundamental change to the nature of poverty and poverty alleviation through market-based, private sector-oriented solutions."
 
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Governance, at what price
Title of the book - GovernMint in India - An Inside View; Genre of the Book - Governance and Administration; Name of the Author - T.S.R. Subramanian; Name of the Publisher - Rupa & Co.; Selling Price of the Book - Rs. 395; Number of Pages - 208
 
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