Once again, we have come up with special issue for OECD Forum 2015, which will start on June 1 in Paris. As the theme of this year’s Forum is based on investments in the future, which will focus on inclusive growth, innovation, new climate economy, and sustainable development; we bring to you in-depth reports on the status of these economic areas and progress of the sectors like healthcare, waste management in India under the supervision of Modi government. Look out for challenges prevailing in these areas, scope of development, and of course, the requirement of government’s intervention.
For the skilled workforce gap of 300 million in India, the recent budget allocations and schemes by the government have made the country hopeful. Akhilandeshwari, a 31-yearold woman from Chennai in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, expressing her gratitude says, “Thanks to National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Provider Skill Academy that I … Continue reading Skill Development →
Though India may be the world’s healthcare provider, the healthcare system within India is abysmal due to lack of infrastructure and medical professionals in public hospitals and out-of-pocket spending in private sector. To improve the situation, both the sectors need to work together. Last month, a daily newspaper reported a tragedy that struck Kalawati and … Continue reading Healthcare →
Through strengthening its relationship with the OECD that significantly addresses human progress issues, India can put forward its soft power targets and increase its influence and visibility. The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and India have developed stronger ties in the last decade and are willing to reinforce them even more. It is … Continue reading OECD →