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The bank is the country's largest private sector lender.
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70 engineers are working on the multi-crore project.
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The solution lies in harnessing private innovation to end deprivation.
Back in 2011, The Economic Times reported that there were more than a million vacancies in central government jobs. We have no reason to believe that things have improved. And it is not because we have run out of people in the country to fill them. We are just unable to get people with the right skills to take these jobs anymore.
India is home to over one-fourth of TB patients globally and has a growing population of drug-resistant TB cases that are hard to diagnose and harder to treat. Yet, ironically, we are credited with designing, implementing and launching one of the world's largest TB control programmes. A strange contradiction that belies our inability, lack of innovative thinking, and insufficient attention and resources to TB.