BIZ@INDIA OECD Special 2016

Digital India

Digital India

May 25, 2016

  Keeping pace with the rest of the world, India has been moving to a digital economy fairly rapidly. However, there exists a ‘digital divide’ due to poor connectivity and other grey areas, which need to be addressed to leverage the digital economy. In response to some o...

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Drought

Drought

May 25, 2016

India is in the grip of a severe drought that has left over 330 million people in dire suffering. A look into the practices adopted by governments and people over the years indicates that the crisis that today threatens the existence of many could well have been avoided. Due to i...

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Rajiv Pratap Rudy

Rajiv Pratap Rudy

May 25, 2016

Towards Making India ‘the Skill Capital of the World’ The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship is revamping its strategies and policies, launching new schemes, strengthening the PPP model and exchange programmes with international markets like Europe, shares the...

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Smriti Irani

Smriti Irani

May 25, 2016

Reviving Education in India With a focus on engaging parents and children in the learning assessment process along with teachers and providing more transparency by putting registered institutions in public domain, efforts are being made for the resurgence of the Indian education ...

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Maurice Levy

Maurice Levy

May 25, 2016

World Economy: No Deep Crisis Yet The situation in the world economy though not very positive, is not something we all were not aware about. However, we are being a bit cautious to enter Iran as that was a completely closed market until now, says Levy.   How important is the...

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Paul Sheard

Paul Sheard

May 25, 2016

Fall of Oil Boon or Bane? The decline in oil prices has both losers and winners globally. To combat the geopolitical and federal risks everybody has to interrogate their economic forecasts, says Sheard.   How was the global economic situation in 2015 and how do you see it in...

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Abhishek Mishra

Abhishek Mishra

May 25, 2016

“Highest Figures among States in India” Uttar Pradesh Skill Development Mission (UPSDM) has already managed to train 300,000 people in a span of three years. Overcoming the initial hiccups of infrastructure and content, the state is now moving ahead step by step, says Mishra....

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