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It’s time to draw inspiration from our ancient roots.
We're still growing and we're growing older.
We need to prioritise job creation over everything else.
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Ensure women's rights and they will drive India’s economic juggernaut.
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An army of sickly and poorly educated children growing up in villages will continue to drag down the country as adults unless the nation's nutrition and education delivery systems are made more effici...
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India is all set to test the assumption that the “youth bulge” is a source of demographic dividend and an economic advantage. The assumption is that greater the number of people in an economy who work, save and pay taxes, the higher will be the economic growth. Recently, three young girls seem to have tested the assumption with their bodies. Their verdict is that all things remaining the same, the demographic dividend may be on life support.
The government is tasked not only with the right to education of its citizens but, more importantly, the right to quality education. To navigate this terrain requires a dramatic shift in mindsets and the introduction of substantive policy interventions that are innovative, disruptive and immediate.