The Nine Pillars of Digital India

The Nine Pillars of Growth of Digital India Digital India aims at three thrust areas of infrastructure as a utility to every citizen, governance and services on demand and digital empowerment of citizens.  It further intends to provide thrust through nine pillars of...

Sustainability of Smart Cities

Sustainability of Smart Cities A smart city is the one which uses modern technologies to enhance performance of urban services and overall quality of life of the citizens. Such city efficiently uses digital and communication technologies towards effective use of...

What is Strategy?

Strategy Kenneth Andrews describes strategy as the blueprint of decisions in a company that decides its prospective course of action. The ultimate aim of any strategy is to create value in your business. It is often seen that in the process of scaling up their...

Budget 2014: What’s in it for the Farmers?

Government in its Budget announced long term refinance support to farmers, a price stabilisation fund, agriculture infrastructure fund, irrigation schemes, new agricultural universities, augment warehousing, rural internet connectivity along with organic farming, a...

Experimental Design

The Experiment The great Indian scientist Jagadish Chandra Bose observes in his book ‘Physiology of Ascent of Sap’ (1923) – It is to arrive at a comprehensive theory which will explain not only the experiment in hand but also other phenomena associated with it,...

Watershed Management Strategy

Watersheds are needed to be developed in an inclusive manner to create sustainable livelihood opportunities for the inhabitants of the area selected under various micro-watershed programmes. The process should enable forming village groups through participatory...

CSA Model for Uplifting Farmers

The Rise of Community Supported Agriculture The Wikipedia defines CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) as an alternative and locally based economic model of agriculture and food distribution. Further, it also refers to a particular network or association of...

Entrepreneurship by Chanakya

Entrepreneurship by Chanakya Chanakya was the management guru and mentor of the great Emperor Chandragupta Mourya during 4th century BC. He thought and taught that entrepreneurship is about gaining the non-possessed, then protecting that which is gained and ultimately...