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RSBY’s Big IT Deal

RSBY’s Big IT Deal

The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY) is one of those unsung Government successes. This low-cost, IT-enabled insurance solution for the poor is now being implemented in 25 states and has…

Social Outcastes?

Social Outcastes?

There was much outcry recently when industrialists Ratan N. Tata and Anand Mahindra made substantial donations to American universities Cornell and Harvard. The $50 million Tata gift to Harvard Business School…

Air India Scores Negative Rating From Moody’s

Air India Scores Negative Rating From Moody’s

The only path left is to invite NatGeo post haste to film an episode because thats one way of earning revenue over a long period.   So it’s not just…

Air-India: Get The Right CEOs

Air-India: Get The Right CEOs

The Government has appointed Rohit Nandan as Chairman of Air India, a bureaucrat from the Ministry of Civil Aviation with no seeming experience of ever having run a corporation, leave alone…

The Staggering Education Gap

The Staggering Education Gap

India spends about $90 billion annually on education. Approximately 35% of this or $31 billion is the Government’s share. The private sector spends around $50 billion. Tracing the lines in…

In A Tailspin

In A Tailspin

The penny should drop but amazingly, its not. India’s national airline Air-India is now hemorrhaging deeply. Salaries are behind by several months and there is no strategy in place, at…

Funding A Madrassa Innovation

Funding A Madrassa Innovation

While there is a fundamental capacity challenge in delivering education, the challenge of well-rounded education is also an important one, particularly for young, impressionable minds. India’s National Policy on Education,…