INCLUSION is the first and only journal in the country that champions the cause of social, financial and digital inclusion. With a discernable and ever- increasing readership, the quarterly relentlessly pursues the three inclusions through its rich content comprising analysis, reportage, features, interviews, grassroots case studies and columns by domain experts. The magazine caters to top decision makers, academia, civil society, policy makers and industry captains across banking, financial services and insurance.
Climate change has become a global concern over the last few decades. In an effort..
FUTURE OF ENERGY & ARBITRATION The UN Climate change conference 2021 encouraged promises of net-zero...
Insolvency, Bankruptcy and Restructuring- A Discussion It is felt that the IBC or the Insolvency..
Cryptocurrencies have generated an unprecedented media frenzy in the past few years. The widespread adoption..
The Union & State governments in India are increasingly relying upon large expenditure on infrastructure..
Pani Panchayat Module eCAD is an endeavor to track and monitor in real-time more than..
Economy and Climate Change The threats emanating from climate change are impacting the world on..
Economy & Markets The Indian economy has come a long way since the 1991 economic..
MSME and Markets Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) remain the mainstay of the Indian..
Post-liberalisation India has changed in multiple ways. These economic, social, and cultural transformations have had..
Ideas for Economic Revival The Indian Economy is moving forward to come out of the..
INDIA ECONOMIC FORUM & LITFest The Union Budget has arrived at a crucial moment in..
Application for Crowd Monitoring and Management The Department of Information Technology, Electronics, and Communications (ITE&C)..
In recent years, the growth in real-money gaming has been exponential. According to estimates, the..
Development of Hydro-forecast Hydro-meteorological Information system is a way of digital transformation. This is an..
The health of any society can be judged in terms of how well its most..
SKOCH State of Governance 2020 is an analysis of governance sectors like Health, Municipalities, Education..
Education in 2020 signals a continuing trend of sectoral decline over the last few years...
The Covid-19 pandemic has completely altered every aspect of personal, political and public life. Indeed,..
Governance in 2020 has been primarily defined by the Covid-19 pandemic. Every part of India..
Impressive initiatives in Urban Development, Municipal Sanitation, Health, Police & Safety and e-Governance have helped..
District administrations led the good governance initiatives in Jharkhand during 2020.Several innovative measures were taken..
Odisha had for long suffered the humiliation of being showcased as one of the poorest..
Several innovative steps have been taken in Arunachal Pradesh in the areas of education, e-Governance..
Delhi improved its standing in the SKOCH State of Governance Rankings 2020 on the back..
Haryana emerged as the top performer in Health sector ranking and acquired the second spot..
Punjab has significantly improved its position in the annual SKOCH State of Governance Rankings 2020...
Development of Hydro-forecast Hydro-meteorological Information system is a way of digital transformation. This is an..
Increasing the Efficacy of Accident Prevention The Accident Prevention system using AI and ML was..
The annual SKOCH State of Governance report has been one of the most awaited and..
The SKOCH State of Governance research process studies governance with a fine-toothed comb. For 2020,..
Conversations about governance in 2020 immediately bring up questions about the Health sector. The healthcare..
SKOCH State of Governance 2020 report card shows Tamil Nadu has made solid performance in..
Assam in 2020 has done well in some sectors such as Police & Safety and..
Chhattisgarh in 2020 is classified as a catching-up state in our SKOCH State of Governance..
Telangana in 2020 makes the Top 10 list for our annual SKOCH State of Governance..
Governance in Maharashtra 2020 has been an interesting mix of stellar performances and some setbacks...
Water projects in 2020, like all governance activities, have been impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic...
Uttar Pradesh 2020 is a story similar to many other Indian states this past year...
Rajasthan 2020 registered gains in District Administration, e-Governance and Health categories. Some good initiatives came..
Himachal Pradesh 2020 has maintained steady performance in the SKOCH State of Governance ranking on..
Bihar State of Governance 2020 rankings show significant gains on the back of impressive performance..
Kerala has registered good performance in Health, Water, Municipal Governance, Police & Safety, Governance (General..
Municipalities in 2020 have performed well in India. The SKOCH State of Governance project studies..
Odisha State of Governance 2020 review shows that the state has moved up from the..
Reviewing Madhya Pradesh governance 2020 proves that the state continues to be a state on..
Karnataka State of Governance 2020 review shows up that the state is doing well in..
The West Bengal State of Governance 2020 review shows that the state continues to be..
This past year has changed the way we think and talk about a lot of..
On SKOCH State of Governance annual ranking for last year, Gujarat in 2020 is at..
Andhra Pradesh in 2020 has emerged as the top performing state on annual SKOCH State..
The annual SKOCH State of Governance review assesses how Indian states have fared the previous..
District administration in 2020 has flourished across India. Every year we conduct the annual State..
The annual SKOCH State of Governance ranking and report is one of the most awaited..
In collaboration with Download Full Report Introduction SKOCH Group conducted its third national level multi-institutional..
In collaboration with Highlights 62% MSMEs are cutting jobs 77% MSMEs need emergency funds 78%..
Download Full Report Recommendations Aarogya Setu mobile app should be made more comprehensive and..
In collaboration with Download Full Report SKOCH Group conducted a national level multi-institutional survey of..
The response of Gurugram District Administration in handling the COVID-19 outbreak has been excellent, a..
It was a chat with a difference. One-to-one and heart-to-heart. One where experience met..
‘Integrated National Water Policy’ that encompasses the rural as well as the urban areas then..
The government has taken major policy initiatives in the defence production to promote Make in..
The fact and most agree that the government has to play a significant role to..
The Coronavirus pandemic is among the biggest crises the world has ever faced. It has..
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) are amongst the worst hit because of COVID-19..
Health and cleanliness dominated the good governance initiatives across the country in 2019. A..
Gujarat has occupied the top slot in SKOCH State of Governance 2019. The credit..
"Appearance tyrannises over truth," said Plato in The Republic. This couldn’t be truer for..
Tamil Nadu, the southernmost state in India, is well-known for its balanced spread of..
Uttarakhand, situated in the foothills of Himalayas, is among the fastest growing states in..
As the second largest in area and fifth most populous state of India, Madhya..
Haryana is a leading agrarian economy, being one of the largest producers of wheat..
Odisha is an Indian state with an abundance of natural resources. Although it has..
In less than two decades since its formation, Chattisgarh has carved an independent identity..
Uttar Pradesh, the third-largest state economy of the country, is now heading towards a..
In September 2018 Prime Minister Narendra Modi chose Jharkhand's capital Ranchi to launch the..
Rajasthan was once termed BIMARU state. BIMARU is the acronym for Bihar, Madhya Pradesh,..
For a while now, the state has been dealing with the illegal influx of..
Himachal Pradesh has made headlines over the past few years owing to corrupt law..
Goa, the country's smallest state in terms of area, is traditionally known as a..
Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who has been leading the state since 2005, is..
Sikkim is dubbed as the cleanest state in India. It was the first state..
This was a historical year for the northern-most region of India. The state of..
Delhi has taken a number of commendable steps in the areas of healthcare and..
Mizoram, a mountainous state nestling in the southern tip of the north-east region, has..
Nagaland is home to a rich variety of flora and fauna. The state, which..
Chandigarh is often dubbed as “The City Beautiful.” This is among the best planned..
Once termed the sunrise state of India, Andhra Pradesh has been mired in controversies..
High human development indicators, a fast-growing economy and overall social welfare, Kerala has long..
Punjab has been in the news for all the wrongs reasons including the rising..
Telangana, the youngest state in India, has been blessed with Hyderabad as its capital...
Recently, Karnataka has been in the news for the natural, social and political uncertainty...
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government has introduced a series of reforms to address the..
Most of the public welfare programmes pushed forward by Prime Minister Narendra Modi government..
The Indian economy is passing through a very challenging phase. GDP growth has dropped..
Sameer Kochhar | Recommendations Tax digital MNCs – software majors, social media, search engines etc..
Roles and responsibilities of the Centre and the states have been listed in the seventh..
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has secured voter trust through his agenda of welfare programmes. Among..
This pain of adjustment is slowing down the economy. On completion of this adjustment, the..
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced in India with so much of fanfare...
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE29TH NOVEMBER 2019 Download Full Release New Delhi: 29-11-2019: SKOCH Group (India's topmost..
SKOCH conducted field studies and survey to gauge the grassroots level impact of Ayushman Bharat..
Assam was the first state in the Eastern India to sign MoU for implementation of..
There are a number of reasons for the state’s splendid performance. Before the launch of..
The country’s most populated state Uttar Pradesh is crucially important for the success of..
Chhattisgarh is among the top performing states in the implementation of Ayushman Bharat scheme. The..
Heavy monsoons this year claimed at least 300 lives in states of Kerala, Karnataka,..
Investment has become a buzzword. Right from Finance Minister’s Nirmala Sitharaman’s budget speech on..
In the backdrop of falling automobile sales, manufacturing output dipping across various sectors and..
Supporters as well as critics of ModiNomics agree that the target of $5 trillion..
All the legislation and debates around data in the recent years have centered around..
Macroeconomic stability is a precondition for growth. While, the key macroeconomic indicators pose no..
It is often said that in India the average people’s love for the country is..
One doesn’t need to reiterate about the gigantic presence of the cyber phenomenon in..
It’s important to transform patriotism to a mass movement and the role of corporate..
Maharashtra has become one of the largest power producing and consuming states in the..
A reporting trip around Andhra Pradesh’s power belt took us through the mesmerising changes..
If one needs to understand power situation in Andhra Pradesh, K Vijayanand is the man..
Cost is a critical element in the growth of renewable energy. Currently, renewable energy..
In the Interim Budget for 2019-20 the government announced a scheme to provide income..
The focus of major mass protests and youth movements in the recent years has..
Maheshwari Logistics—a coal and bulk cargo through road transportation logistics company—owns and operates a..
Economy is the engine behind India’s growth and it fuels the country’s path to..
Power sector is one of the prime constituent of infrastructure that is imperative for..
Maharashtra is one of the biggest producers and consumers of electricity in the country..
Good governance has gained currency in recent years. A very healthy competition is being..
India is a land of contradictions. Digital goes hand in hand with agrarian; and..
Since the bifurcation of the state of Andhra Pradesh into two, the new state..
For any state to outshine and outperform others in all the sectors and prove..
Telangana being the youngest state has the energy and enthusiasm of the youth but..
Gujarat has been a true epitome of how the state government can ensure a..
If one could make a bucket list for modern India, one issue that ironically..
The entire country owes it to the state of Punjab that has played a..
The state of Maharashtra has always been a leader in industry and business in..
2018 has been a disastrous year for Kerala when the entire state was submerged..
The story of Madhya Pradesh can be put in three words “Nightmare to fairytale..
The state government of Karnataka has been a mixed bag in the last few..
The state of Uttar Pradesh has shown a curious performance graph. While it has..
Odisha stood 13th in the overall ranking in the SKOCH State of Governance 2018...
Haryana is one of the few states in the country that has shown a..
Delhi has been at rank 15th for the last three consecutive years. The state..
Jharkhand stood at 16th position in the SKOCH State of Governance 2018. Jharkhand improved..
Tamil Nadu, a ‘Star’ performer in SKOCH State of Governance 2017 with its initiatives..
SKOCH studied projects in Municipal Governance, District Administration and Health sectors and found two..
Himachal Pradesh has taken some innovative steps that have made service delivery in the..
Municipalities in Bihar have been taking commendable steps to ensure better sanitation and waste..
Sikkim has made commendable efforts in bringing in effective changes in the state’s water..
The district administrations in Mizoram have worked effectively towards making service delivery a smooth..
The district administration of North Goa has taken e-Governance cues and integrated them with..
The Health department of Chandigarh has been working towards making the lives of its..
Municipal governance and e-Governance of Tripura Government have taken strides and initiated a few..
The Finance Department of Assam has taken laudable steps to make the department much..
United Breweries Limited through its CSR Initiatives is working to address the critical task of..
RSH Agro has been a vital player in the edible oil sector catering to the..
Many past tourism development initiatives in Uttar Pradesh, among many other destinations, have been limited..
Pantomath is a growing financial service group which thrives on the motto - ‘Progress with..
With over two decades of excellence in the field of defence equipment maintenance, Krasny Defence..
The HP State Civil Supplies Corporation Limited established on 6 September 1980 as a wholly..
Atulya Nirman Micro Finance is an innovative concept in the field of eradicating poverty. Mahadeo..
"American roads are good not because America is rich. America is rich because American..
When Modi took charge of the world’s largest democracy in May 2014 after leading..
A transparent and accountable system is essential to ensure safety and wellbeing of orphan,..
Access to free legal aid is a constitutional right of every citizen of India...
Roads and highways have been the focus areas of the NDA government. The Ministry..
India is richly endowed with maritime. Recognising the huge potential in the sector, the..
Women empowerment has been amongst the focus areas of the government in the last..
Recently, data privacy has become one of the most important topics in public discourse..
Agriculture is the mainstay of the Indian economy. Although the share of agriculture has..
Growth and development of a state is closely linked to governance. SKOCH Group has..
India’s largest state by area Rajasthan, which is largely known for its deserts (Registan in..
Telangana is at the forefront of creating digital infrastructure. India’s ‘youngest state’ is set to..
Maharashtra, the country’s most industrialised state, is putting increasing emphasis on the use of information..
Haryana has extensively used new technologies, especially in the areas like health, finance and treasuries,..
Punjab was at the forefront of the Green Revolution in the 1960s. The state has..
Tamil Nadu is one of the most overall developed states in India. Per capita income..
Madhya Pradesh has registered an impressive economic expansion and development in the last one-and-a-half decade..
Andhra Pradesh Government has been putting a lot of emphasis on e-Governance and has taken..
The Government and urban local bodies in Chhattisgarh have taken a number of measures to..
New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) has made all its Safai Sevaks and Sanitation Staff equal..
Chandigarh that serves as the joint capital of two of India’s advanced states, Punjab and..
Karnataka has pushed forward several groundbreaking good governance initiatives in municipalities and transportation. The state..
Gujarat has been at the forefront of using innovation and modern technology in governance. The..
Kerala is increasing its focus on e-Governance to make public service delivery more efficient and..
The country’s most populous state, Uttar Pradesh, has introduced a series of innovative measures in..
West Bengal has been emphasising on introduction of new technology in the governance process. On..
Andaman & Nicobar Islands has introduced major reforms in higher education sector by setting up..
District administration and urban local bodies in Assam have taken innovative steps in the areas..
Municipalities in Bihar have taken commendable steps to improve cleanliness and safety and security in..
Himachal Pradesh has taken some innovative steps to make service delivery in the areas of..
District Administration and Municipalities have done commendable work in Jharkhand to push forward good governance..
Meghalaya has been taking commendable steps in information technology and governance with its innovative schemes..
Puducherry has introduced a commendable reform in health sector with an objective to ensure delivery..
Sikkim has taken path-breaking initiatives in organic farming. The state has also implemented innovative measures..
Innovative sanitation measures, especially in solid waste management and sewerage system, have made Tripura a..
It’s not often that leading thinktanks that delve into the economic sphere in India..
The ongoing and targeted projects of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is estimated..
India has to come to terms with jobless growth that has been chasing it ever..
With a vast majority of the population not educated or at various stages of literacy,..
Procurement Lifecycle Management The eProcurement Project is a core eGovernance initiative by the Information Technology,..
HIGHLIGHTS Total number of jobs generated due to <10L MUDRA loans are 5,44,79,763. Sum total..
Modi is often criticised for having a penchant for foreign visits consisting of more..
“In the banking sector, AI has helped in taking prudent decisions and more crucially has..
"The reason for pushing digital payments is that when the transactions are digitised, monitoring sales..
“The spurt in digitalisation and its innovative technological developments have resulted in greater connectivity and..
Sanjay Kumar Mallick receiving SKOCH Award from P J Joseph, Member, IRDA in presence of..
Star Health and Allied Insurance Co Ltd is an Indian Standalone Health insurance company..
There are nearly 2.3 lakh VLEs operating across India. Many people remain unaware of their..
On 28 January 2014, P Chidambaram had said, Modi’s knowledge of economics can be put..
Overall, the businesses that are able to adapt quickly to this change will have better..
Post-liberalisation the growth of insurance industry has been on an average 30 per cent CAGR..
Arvind Singh Shekhawat, Chairman, Bihar Gramin Bank receiving the Award from N C Saxena, Distinguished..
Mansoor Ali, Municipal Commissioner, CMC Gadag Betageri receiving the Award from M Ramachandran, Distinguished Fellow,..
Pravin Sharma, CEO, eShiksa Technology Services receiving the Award from M Ramachandran, Distinguished Fellow, Skoch..
Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Managing Director, GNFC receiving the Award from Sameer Kochhar, Chairman, Skoch Group..
Chandrika Chandrakar, Mayor, Durg and Sudesh Kumar Sundarani, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Durg receiving the Award..
Award being received from Nilesh Sathe, Member(Life), IRDAI and V N Alok, Honorary Fellow, SKOCH..
Sonal Goel, Municipal Commissioner, Municipal Corporation Faridabad receiving the Award from M Ramachandran, Distinguished Fellow..
D R Bhaskar, Nodal Officer, Municipal Corporation Faridabad receiving the Award from M Ramachandran, Distinguished..
Meekosam Team receiving the Award from R K Bajaj, Senior Fellow, Skoch Development Foundation on..
M S Arora, Chairman, Prathama Bank receiving the Award from M V Tanksale, Honorary Fellow,..
B Manju, CSC Operator, Ranga Reddy District, Hyderabad, Telangana and B Jeevan Prasad, receiving the..
Dhruba Chakraborty, Honorary President and Tuhin Chakraborty, Member, Society for Welfare of the Handicapped Persons..
Rajeev K Srivastava, Additional Principal Chief Conservator of Forests & Managing Director, TANTEA receiving the..
TANTEA is one of the biggest Black Tea producer in India with high quality..
Sabbi Siva Rama Krishna, Municipal Commissioner, Tadipatri Municipality receiving the Award from Sameer Kochhar, Chairman,..
Jos Babu, Chief Information Officer, UAE Exchange receiving the Award from Radha S Chauhan, P&CEO,..
The SKOCH Group has been studying and documenting good governance practices for more than..
It is widely believed that India’s economy is on the move and will be the..
Technology has been the mainstay of Gujarat’s socio-economic development in the recent years. The State..
Jharkhand, one of the richest mineral zones in the world, is among the poor states..
Kerala has the largest proportion of literate people and among the best social security system..
Madhya Pradesh has effectively used Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to reduce red tape, corruption..
Maharashtra is the most industrialised state and has the highest GSDP in the country. The..
Tamil Nadu, one of the richest states of India, is a pioneer in using modern..
Telangana, the country’s youngest state, shines on good governance initiatives taken across the sectors. The..
Andhra Pradesh has taken several pioneering initiatives in IT sector. The State has developed a..
Chandigarh, India’s first planned city, has used modern technology extensively and efficiently to improve living..
Chhattisgarh, one of the poorest states and worst hit by Maoist violence in the country,..
Haryana has taken several new initiatives to improve governance and make doing business easier. Fresh..
Himachal Pradesh has taken several initiatives in e-Governance. The State is increasingly relying on new..
Karnataka has been a pioneer in several e-Governance initiatives. With a view to computerise land..
Mizoram, one of the seven states in the North East, has taken several impressive steps..
Odisha, one of the poorest states of India with low per capita income and high..
Punjab is one of the most prosperous states of India. It has the lowest proportion..
Uttar Pradesh is important for the growth and development of India as it accounts for..
Assam has taken some impressive steps for sanitation, cleanliness and making the city safer for..
The National Capital Territory of Delhi has taken a number of impressive initiatives in areas..
Meghalaya has made social service delivery more efficient and transparent through extensive use of information..
Rajasthan, the country’s largest State by area, has taken several initiatives in the areas of..
Sikkim has implemented various e-Governance initiatives in order to make service delivery system smart. The..
Uttarakhand, often referred as Devbhumi (Land of the God), has taken impressive measures for public..
West Bengal has taken some good steps for effective implementation of the rural development schemes...
Health is different than healthcare as much as healthcare is different from preventive healthcare. India..
‘Biometrics and New Economy’ is looked at from the prism of challenges and opportunities that..
Ramesh NGS, MD & CEO (3rd from left) receiving the award from Rajeev Kumar Agarwal,..
Kollegal V. Raghavendra, Chairman (2nd from right) receiving the award from S K Barnwal, Principal..
B R Patel, Chairman receiving the Award from S K Barnwal, Principal Secretary-IT, Jharkhand The..
Sudesh Chinchewadi, CFO & CS receiving the award from Rajeev Kumar Agarwal, Whole-Time Member, SEBI..
H Purushotham, CMD receiving the Skoch-BSE Award 2016 from Neeraj Kulshrestha, Chief of Business Operations,..
The Union Bank of India attempted to change the old order of financial inclusion by..
Hem Securities Limited is a financial solutions provider to SMEs and MNCs since 1981. It..
Mahindra Finance was set up as Maxi Motors Financial Services Limited in 1991 to finance..
Two important shifts in economic management have occurred in the last two years. Prime Minister..
CIS Bureaus Facility Services (CISB) is in the business of providing security and facility..
Flagship government programmes like ‘Make in India’ has put the country on a world..
This is a story of consistent hard work and perseverance. Chaudhary Caterers was founded..
Computer LAB was set up in 1990. as a registered SSI unit, which provides..
GTS Tool Plast, established by R Selvam and S Vadivel in 2012, is a..
Over the last few years there has been an increased focus on infrastructure sector..
While the traditional way of sending messages has its relevance in personal life or..
Samiran Tea Industry, set up in 1995 in Assam, produces quality green leaf at..
At the core, this book keeps the discourse centered on India’s level of readiness..
In a country such as India, organisations whose operations revolve around semi-urban and rural..
Persons with disabilities (PwDs) face huge challenges in their day-to-day life. They are often..
Organic Recycling Systems Pvt Ltd (ORS) was incorporated in 2008 as a strategic initiative..
Business dynamics keep changing. Changes are even faster for small and medium size enterprises..
There are huge gaps in healthcare facilities in India. It is even worse when..
CDAC through its e-Hastakshara initiative has enabled citizens with valid Aadhaar ID and registered..
The Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India in partnership with Asian Development Bank..
Presently, Wind Energy Installations (WEIs) in India are growing at 27 per cent CAGR..
In today’s day-and-age, the digital information can be easily distributed, duplicated, modified and re-distributed...
“IB Smart Remote Mobile App” is an innovative product that allows the customers to..
Paschim Gujarat Vij Company Limited (PGVCL), the largest power distribution company of Gujaratthat covers..
Synd e-Passbook is a mobile application where a user can view the electronic version..
For utilisation of micro-fines concentrate, the Indian iron makers are shifting their focus from..
The invention is in the field of detection of infectious disease in general and..
e-Office—Online File Management & Tracking System—is an online file movement software, designed and implemented..
From L to R: Kamineni Srinivas, Minister of Health, AP; Y S Chowdary, MoS-Science &..
Smart Governance - States, UTs The pervasive theme this year was clearly that of..
Gujarat is one of the high growth states in the country. Average annual Gross State..
Although Haryana has an area covering just 1.3 per cent of the country, it contributes..
Kerala, the Gods Own Country is a relatively smaller state situated in the southern part..
The state of Madhya Pradesh (MP), one of the toppers this year in Smart Governance,..
Maharashtra is the second largest state in India in terms of population and has geographical..
West Bengal with a population of over nine crore and spread over 19 districts is..
Andhra Pradesh is the 5th most populous state in the country, with a population of..
Chandigarh is a city and a union territory that serves as the capital of the..
Himachal Pradesh, the hilly state of Northern India, known for its beauty and tourism, is..
Jharkhand is located in eastern India and is surrounded by Bihar to the north, Uttar..
Karnataka is home to 6.11 crore inhabitants, which accounts for 5.05 per cent of India’s..
The State of Odisha is located on the eastern part of our country along the..
Rajasthan is the largest (area-wise) state in India. The gross state domestic product (GSDP) of..
Tamil Nadu is the 7th most populous state in India with a population of 72.1..
Uttar Pradesh is the most populous state in the country accounting for 16.4 per cent..
Uttarakhand is one of the fastest growing hill state in the country. This is thanks..
Arunachal Pradesh is located in northeast India and holds the most north-eastern position among the..
Bihar is located in the eastern part of the country, has 38 districts and 64..
Chhattisgarh, a state in Central India, ranks 17th in terms of population and 10th in..
The UT of Dadra & Nagar Haveli has an area of 491 sq km and..
It is India’s smallest state by area and the fourth smallest by population. Goa is..
Meghalaya is a state in north-east India. The name means “the abode of clouds” in..
Punjab is widely acknowledged as the “Granary of India”. The state has twenty two districts,..
Sikkim is India’s least populous state. Located in the north-east, Sikkim reported a population of..
Telangana is the newest and the 29th state of India. It was formed in June..
Tripura, the third-smallest state in the country, covers 10,491 sq km (4,051 sq mi) of..
Brimming with huge vista of hope and aspirations to enhance milk production in West..
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), being a municipal body, requires executing works at the field..
The Integrated Basin Development & Livelihood Promotion Programme (IBDLPP) is a first of its..
To strengthen its service levels and improve its service delivery the corporation embarked on..
Undertaken as an initiative of Government of Rajasthan and Jaipur Nagar Nigam (JNN), the..
The World Bank supported Institutional Strengthening of Gram Panchayat (ISGP) Project was launched in..
Now tourists visiting any of the Tourist Complexes in Haryana do not have to..
Gomati is one of the developing districts of Tripura, with a population around 4.42..
The Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) is meant to help construction of dwelling units by..
As in collective reckoning, a sanitation project can’t be single-aim specific – essentially, it..
Gomati District in Tripura has successfully implemented MGNREGS through convergence model for generating sustainable..
Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), devised and designed by Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL),..
Over the decade, there has been an accelerated growth in the application of ionising..
In Andhra Pradesh there are 60,000 schools where 73.37 lakh children are enrolled and..
The Cancer Hospital Information Management System (CHIMS) is a fully indigenous, user friendly, modularised..
GPRS Enabled Integrated Spot Billing is an e-governance initiative of Northern Power Distribution Company..
With a view to make public procurement transparent and more efficient, Info Tech Corporation..
Solid waste management is one of the biggest challenges in the Indian cities. People..
“You have to dream before your dreams can come true.” This famous quote of former..
The Indian economy is largely dependent on cash. Only 5 per cent of the..
When Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked, in January this year, the question, “India is a..
Book Release L to R: Ashishkumar Chauhan, Sameer Kochhar, Maneka Gandhi, S Ramadorai, Deena Mehta..
Nearly 65 per cent of our population is below the age of 35 years. Just..
Digital India’s real test will be in bridging the digital divide in India. In..
Sameer Kochhar: What to your mind can Digital India do?R Chandrashekar: Poor quality and..
Sameer Kochhar: What are your plans on localisation of content?Ajay Kumar: The transliteration tools..
The Indian economy in general has made rapid strides in the recent past. However,..
Pawan Hans Ltd (PHL) was incorporated in 1985 with Primary objectives to provide helicopter..
The relaunch of Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) should not be looked as a mere..
lobally, advancement of most of the countries have been directly linked to urbanisation. One..
This might have sounded a bit heavy and idealist to students of a Philadelphia..
Maximising growth with profitability by focusing on Corporate Automobile Tie-ups, promoting sale of policies..
Financial inclusion is integral to economic development and growth. With the advancement in technology and..
In early March, chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Vineet Joshi,..
The Dam Safety Project. Dams occupy a very pivotal role in the development activities of..
As the countdown to the formation of the next government at the Centre starts,..
Nobody with their heart and mind in the right place will object to food..
“There was much debate amongst political parties, shareholders, investors, lawyers and auditors, and all their..
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