Archived Articles (November 2021)

  • Viewpoint: Promoting Sustainable Agriculture

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2021

      Sustainable agriculture calls for technologies and agronomic practices which are both sensitive to the environment as well as profitable to the farmer. Achieving the... Read more

  • India's demographic challenges

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2021

      The headline finding of the fifth edition of the National Family Health Survey – that for the first time the proportion of women exceeded men at 1,020 against 10... Read more

  • Covid and the changing role of data

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2021

      Data was aptly described as the new oil some years ago, but the pandemic has presented it in a different league altogether. At least in the developed world, data resea... Read more

  • Black Friday

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2021

      The benchmark indices at both BSE and NSE fell sharply by over 2.9% on Friday following rising concerns over the new Covid variant detected in South Africa. Anxiety wa... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Adapting to Climate Change

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2021

      Humankind's response to Covid has clearly shown that we have only limited ability to adequately comprehend even the present, let alone accurately project future scen... Read more

  • Achieving renewable potential

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2021

      At the recently concluded COP26 Summit, the Prime Minister set a target of net zero for India by 2070. But what is interesting is that India plans to achieve half of i... Read more

  • Evaluating cryptocurrencies

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2021

      The RBI Governor has rightly said that there should be more debate and discussion about cryptocurrencies, and all cautionary notes struck by the Central Bank should be... Read more

  • Focusing on employment generation

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2021

      Experts believe that India needs 100 million jobs in the formal sector in the coming decade to maximize its demographic dividend. This implies that the non-agricultura... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Formalising the Economy

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2021

      Many initiatives of the government over the past several years, as well as the impact of the pandemic are believed to have enhanced the formalization of the Indian e... Read more

  • Developing green industry

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2021

      With most of India’s environmental targets now largely in place, entrepreneurs should step forward to build the green industries that will enable us to move to a... Read more

  • Global Resilience Index

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2021

      Ten global organizations have launched a Global Resilience Index Initiative (GRII) at the recently held COP26 Climate Change Conference. Such an index will prove usefu... Read more

  • Taming inflationary pressures

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2021

      India’s economy could face inflationary pressures in the medium term. That may pose policy problems. The good news is that inflation continues to remain within t... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Decarbonising the Economy

    MEDC | 09 NOV,2021

      The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26, is being held from October 31 to November 12, 2021, in Glasgow. It is being keenly watched by... Read more

  • Developing digital databases

    MEDC | 09 NOV,2021

      Many companies worldwide are engaged in a digital data gold rush, scanning the global economy for personal data, which would undoubtedly provide them a comparative adv... Read more

  • Maximizing vaccination coverage

    MEDC | 09 NOV,2021

      While India's vaccination performance is impressive, we are still nowhere near 100% vaccination coverage, even for our adult population. As of now, around 35% of the a... Read more

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