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    Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2016

Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2016

Sustainable and inclusive growth is once again the over-arching priority for India in 2016, but in the wake of the Paris Climate Conference environmental sustainability is also being given greater attention, writes Ruth Kattumuri.  Improving technology governance, developing infrastructure, harnessing the young population and ensuring the benefits of development are evenly distributed between urban and rural areas, as well […]

January 13th, 2016|Development, Economy, Environment, Featured, LSE, Technology|Comments Off on Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2016|
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    Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2015

Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2015

Ruth Kattumuri reviews key challenges that are of priority for India’s development in 2015, from sustainable growth to social protection to urbanisation. Look out for Raj Verma’s top 10 foreign policy challenges posts later this week.

1. Sustainable growth and development: India requires growth rates of at least 7% to cater to the needs of its large, young and aspiring population. The country’s growth […]

2014 में भारत के लिए आर्थिक व विकास संबंधी शीर्ष 10 चुनौतियां

Read this post, Top 10 Economic and Development Challenges for India in 2014, in English.  चिरस्थायी विकास: United Nations (संयुक्त राष्ट्र) द्वारा चिरस्थायी विकास को ऐसी प्रक्रिया के तौर पर बताया गया है जो ”अपनी स्वयं की आवश्यकताएं पूरी करने के लिए भविष्य की पीढ़ियों की क्षमता को नुकसान पहुंचाए बगैर वर्तमान की आवश्यकताओं को पूरा करता है।” इस वर्ष, […]

March 5th, 2014|Development, Education, Environment, Gender, Politics|Comments Off on 2014 में भारत के लिए आर्थिक व विकास संबंधी शीर्ष 10 चुनौतियां|

Top 10 economic and development challenges for India in 2014

LSE’s Ruth Kattumuri highlights some economic challenges that are of priority for India’s development in the new year. Return to India At LSE on Friday for a list of the Top 10 foreign policy challenges facing India in 2014. Sustainable growth: The United Nations describes sustainable growth as a process that “fulfils the needs of the present without compromising the […]

Opportunities and challenges for South Asia’s young people

Ruth Kattumuri argues that young South Asians are uniquely positioned to take control of their futures, despite the region’s challenges. This post first appeared on the British Council’s Voices blog.  Among the world’s nearly seven billion people, 1.7 billion live in South Asia. By 2050, that number is expected to rise to 2.4 billion people. One fifth of South Asia’s […]

November 22nd, 2013|Development, Education, Gender, Technology|Comments Off on Opportunities and challenges for South Asia’s young people|

Help India to live in its villages

LSE’s Ruth Kattumuri argues that technology can drive inclusive rural development across India. This article first appeared in the Hindustan Times. A visit to some villages near Kolar district, near Bangalore, evidenced positive developments in these rural areas. This suggests a case for coordinated efforts by the public and private sectors to enhance inclusive rural development. This region benefits from […]

May 13th, 2013|Development, Education, Gender|Comments Off on Help India to live in its villages|

Food security in Chhattisgarh: The challenges of implementing the PDS

LSE’s Ruth Kattumuri argues that Chhattisgarh’s Food Security Act refers to most issues in broad terms and is short on specifics. This article first appeared in the Indian Express. Targeting and improving food security is essential for Chhattisgarh, a state that has one of the highest hunger indices in the country. That is why it is good news that the […]

January 15th, 2013|Development, Health|Comments Off on Food security in Chhattisgarh: The challenges of implementing the PDS|

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