GST & Small and Medium Businesses

GST is breaking down barriers created by the older, complicated tax structures, paving the way for a unified marketplace and is making it easier to conduct business. While large corporates have been the prime driver and beneficiary of economic growth so far, the next stage of economic growth will need Read More …

Think beyond loan waivers

Indian agriculture is characterised by low scale and low productivity. About 85% of the operational landholdings in the country are below 5 acres and 67% farm households survive on an average landholding of one acre. More than half of the area under cultivation does not have access to irrigation. Agriculture Read More …

Artificial Intelligence: Solving human and social development challenges

A recent United Nations (UN) supported summit in Geneva, “AI for Good”, focused on the potential of using AI technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The speakers talked about the potential use of AI in agriculture, nutrition, education, health, poverty alleviation, climate change, disaster management, etc. Read More …

Internal Security: challenges and reforms required

The internal security situation of the country has not shown any marked improvement. India’s complex internal security problems: The internal security situation is on a slippery slope. Jammu and Kashmir continues to be in the news for wrong reasons with ceasefire violations by the Pakistan army, continuing infiltrations by terrorists, Read More …