Articles

  • FOOD PRICE VOLATILITY

    Mr. G R Manjunatha (Scientist B, Central Sericultural Research & Training Institute, Berhampore) | October 3, 2017

    In this study the major food grains considered to examine the food price volatility are paddy, wheat, bajra, tur and bengalgram, i.e. considering two major cereals, one major ... Read more

  • Tourism and its contribution to the Economy

    B S Rathor (Advisor & Member, AIRDA) | September 26, 2017

    Tourism is an activity difficult to define and more difficult to comprehend in view of its complexities. It is not a product nor a service but a rare blend of both o... Read more

  • EMERGING ISSUES IN AEROSPACE INDUSTRY: AN INDIAN PERSPECTIVE

    Dr.RK Pattnaik (Professor at SPJIMR, Mumbai) | September 26, 2017

    Aerospace is the human effort in science, engineering and business to fly in the atmosphere of Earth (aeronautics) and surrounding space (astronautics). Aerospace industry is ... Read more

  • De-coding skills-based pro-bono

    Amrit Rai | September 15, 2017

    By the middle of this century, India is expected to emerge as the world's third-largest1 economy, and the enactment of the 2013 CSR law brought India on the cusp of accelerate... Read more

  • The Socioeconomic Impact of Automation

    Dr. Dhananjay Samant (Economist) | July 1, 2017

    The inevitability of Automation   The extent of automation in every economic activity worldwide is set to accelerate in the foreseeable future.  By some estimates,... Read more

  • Infrastructure Development for Tourism

    Ms. Preeti Sinha, Senior President and Global Convener, YES Institute, and her team-mate Nayani Nasa, Fellow, YES Institute. | June 12, 2017

    “A tourist will come drawn to its beautiful past but we need to put efforts for creating systems to make them stay here” – Narendra Modi   With touris... Read more

  • Infrastructure in Maharashtra

    Maharashtra Tourism Development Council | June 8, 2017

    nfrastructural development is necessary to stimulate the development of tourism. It predominantly serves the residential population but is also shared by tourists and is essen... Read more

  • Automation Important For India's Big Leap Forward But Ruthless AutomationNeeds To Be Avoided Given The Indian Context

    Kiran Nanda (Economist) | June 1, 2017

    Recent digital drives, especially carried out during the demonetization period, point out that India carries the potential to be the leader in the 4th industrial revolution, w... Read more

  • The State of Education, Health, Nutrition and Tribal development in Maharashtra

    Manisha Karne (Professor in Development Economics) | May 29, 2017

    1.    Introduction:   Public support for education and health care has been historically low in India, averaging less than four percent of GDP for educat... Read more

  • Union Budget 2017-18: A Gender Analysis

    Prof. Vibhuti Patel (HOD, S.N.D.T. Women's University) | May 26, 2017

    Gender Responsive Budgeting (GRB)   Women and girls face various forms of vulnerability throughout the life cycle. They may face discrimination before or after birth; v... Read more

  • BUDGET 2017: ECONOMIC & POLITICAL FALLOUT

    Mr. Nishant Shah & Mr. Mehfuz Mollah | May 11, 2017

    Introduction The 2017 Budget was presented by the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley amidst a lot of expectations from the industry and the common man. Globally, the international... Read more

  • Decoding the Efficacy of Foreign Aid: A Developmental Perspective

    Dr. Dhananjay Samant (Economist) | April 27, 2017

    Setting the tone   At least a billion people on the planet continue to live in despicable conditions resembling those that prevailed centuries ago. Our failure to allev... Read more

  • Accounting and accountability of capital expenditure projects by government

    Ashok Datar (Economist) | April 27, 2017

    Municipal Corporation of Mumbai has a budget bigger than that of some of the smaller states of India. Last year it budgeted a revenue expenditure of Rs.41000 cr, and its budge... Read more

  • Decoding Electoral Bonds: Union Budget 2017

    Ananya Prem Nath (Manager - Research & Training, MEDC) | April 27, 2017

    Introduction Electoral bonds will be issued by a notified bank for specified denominations. If you are keen to donate to a political party, you can buy these bonds by making ... Read more

  • Agro Tourism HUB of Ayurveda for National Growth

    Dr. Dnyaneshwar Ramnath Waghchoure, Scientist and chief promoter of Ashwamedh Group and Trustee of Ashwamedh Herbal Research and Development Trust | April 21, 2017

    Overview of Agro Tourism   Agro tourism can be defined as the ‘rural experience’ which encompasses a wide range of attractions and activities that take plac... Read more



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