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India is amongst the top 2 countries globally, just behind China on many dimensions of digital adoption. By 2022, India’s digital economy is likely to cross $1 trillion. With more than half a billion internet subscribers, India is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets...

Daily KAS Reading Material – Digital Connectivity

India is amongst the top 2 countries globally, just behind China on many dimensions of digital adoption. By 2022, India’s digital economy is likely to cross $1 trillion. With more than half a billion internet subscribers, India is one of the largest and fastest-growing markets...

India’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) base is the largest in the world after China. The sector provides a wide range of services and is engaged in the manufacturing of over 6,000 products – ranging from traditional to hi-tech items. Given the government...

Daily KAS Reading Material – MSMEs: THE ENGINE OF INDIA’S GROWTH

India’s Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) base is the largest in the world after China. The sector provides a wide range of services and is engaged in the manufacturing of over 6,000 products – ranging from traditional to hi-tech items. Given the government...

While speaking at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit PM Modi had announced the launch of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). CDRI CDRI is envisaged as an international knowledge platform where countries can collaborate to make their existing and new infrastructure...

Daily KAS Reading Material – COALITION FOR DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE (CDRI)

While speaking at the UN Secretary General’s Climate Action Summit PM Modi had announced the launch of the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI). CDRI CDRI is envisaged as an international knowledge platform where countries can collaborate to make their existing and new infrastructure...

Belying the recent acrimony over the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a two-and-half-hour discussion over dinner at the bustling temple town of Mamallapuram, vowing to jointly combat terrorism and radicalisation, and signalling a recalibration of bilateral ties....

Daily KAS Reading Material – INDIA-CHINA: MILES TO GO

Belying the recent acrimony over the Kashmir issue, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held a two-and-half-hour discussion over dinner at the bustling temple town of Mamallapuram, vowing to jointly combat terrorism and radicalisation, and signalling a recalibration of bilateral ties....

The cartography of the world can be broadly understood in three ways. One can make sense of the world through its geographical demarcations — land and water, plateaus and peninsulas, seas and oceans. Another way of perceiving the world is through its political boundaries...

Daily KAS Reading Material – INDO-PACIFIC

The cartography of the world can be broadly understood in three ways. One can make sense of the world through its geographical demarcations — land and water, plateaus and peninsulas, seas and oceans. Another way of perceiving the world is through its political boundaries...

In NITI Aayog’s ‘Strategy for New India @75’, the strategy for ‘water resources’ is insipid and unrealistic as the successive National Water Policies (NWP). PLANNING Effective strategic planning must satisfy three essential requirements – acknowledge and analyse past failures, suggest realistic and implementable goals,...

Daily KAS Reading Material – STRATEGY FOR NEW INDIA @75 THE STRATEGY FOR ‘WATER RESOURCES’

In NITI Aayog’s ‘Strategy for New India @75’, the strategy for ‘water resources’ is insipid and unrealistic as the successive National Water Policies (NWP). PLANNING Effective strategic planning must satisfy three essential requirements – acknowledge and analyse past failures, suggest realistic and implementable goals,...

Despite rapid economic growth, declining levels of poverty, enough food to export, and a multiplicity of government programmes, malnutrition amongst the poorest in India remains high. Article 47 of its Constitution states that it is “duty of the state to raise the level of...

Daily KAS Reading Material – THE MALNUTRITION MALAISE IN INDIA

Despite rapid economic growth, declining levels of poverty, enough food to export, and a multiplicity of government programmes, malnutrition amongst the poorest in India remains high. Article 47 of its Constitution states that it is “duty of the state to raise the level of...

A new study has found that nearly one in every five species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are bought and sold on the wildlife market globally. The study, by researchers at the University of Florida and the University of Sheffield, is published in...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NOT FOR SALE: ENDING ILLICIT WILDLIFE TRADE

A new study has found that nearly one in every five species of birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles are bought and sold on the wildlife market globally. The study, by researchers at the University of Florida and the University of Sheffield, is published in...

The recent chain of terror attack happened in Indian military assets highlights the gaps in India’s security apparatus and the recurring terrorist attacks are not just a humiliation for the country but also a nightmare that is repeatedly disrupting daily routines and taking away...

Daily KAS Reading Material – NATIONAL SECURITY DOCTRINE – NEED OF THE HOUR

The recent chain of terror attack happened in Indian military assets highlights the gaps in India’s security apparatus and the recurring terrorist attacks are not just a humiliation for the country but also a nightmare that is repeatedly disrupting daily routines and taking away...

What is Gandhian ideology? Gandhian ideology is the set of religious and social ideas adopted and developed by Mahatma Gandhi, first during his period in South Africa from 1893 to 1914, and later in India. Gandhian philosophy is not only simultaneously political, moral and...

Daily KAS Reading Material – GANDHIAN IDEOLOGIES

What is Gandhian ideology? Gandhian ideology is the set of religious and social ideas adopted and developed by Mahatma Gandhi, first during his period in South Africa from 1893 to 1914, and later in India. Gandhian philosophy is not only simultaneously political, moral and...