politics and public policy

MSME minister Kalraj Mishra: Only micro, small and medium businesses can provide maximum jobs, entrepreneurs and products for India


Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) account for over 37% of India’s GDP and a major chunk of employment. In an effort to push this segment as an engine of growth, the government recently launched an online portal and mobile app for tracking data from business-related schemes and to monitor delayed payments to small businesses […..]

Has UGC run its course?

Writing at the turn of the last century on India’s education system, Swami Vivekanand forcefully argued that the “present system of education is all wrong.” The comment rings true even today. This is why HRD minister Smriti Irani announced in November last year that her ministry is reviewing most education-related regulatory bodies, including the gargantuan […..]