industry

What Does UGC’s Move for Greater Academia-Industry Engagement Mean for Women in STEM?

In what could be a policy change of the decade in the higher education space in India, the University Grant Commission (UGC) recently approved draft guidelines under which professionals like civil servants, engineers, lawyers, artists, and media persons with 15 years of experience might be able to teach at universities and colleges without a Ph.D. …

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Commercial Surrogacy: was it so wrong?

Booming business in Akanksha infertility clinic at Anand gave this Indian town a rather peculiar name: ‘The baby factory’ and the surrogates here are referred to as incubators working in this factory. India’s burgeoning ‘infertility tourism’ hinges on the ‘exploitation’ of these incubators. The complete surrogacy package including the cost of fertilization, the cost of …

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Comparing Employment and the Incidence of Poverty in U.P. and Bangladesh

Bangladesh and U.P. are both one of the most populated regions globally. Other than population, there are other various parameters where they can be compared. In the given write-up, we have compared the unemployment and incidence of poverty between these two regions. Further, we have also tried to understand its implications.  Bangladesh: From the Bottomless …

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