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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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Integrating the Technological Revolution with Public Health

The past few years have been fraught with stories of trauma, unperceivable loss, and inspiring struggles. However, one silver lining which has emerged from times of Covid-19, is how the pandemic has brought to focus the renewed commitment to ‘Healthcare’. Prior to this global health crisis, the zeal toward ensuring proper implementation of Sustainable Development …

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The Importance of Inculcating an Entrepreneurial Mindset Among the Youth

The Indian economy has witnessed the brink of transition through the process of economic liberalisation undertaken in 1991 which shifted the focus from government owned entities to private players, while attracting foreign investment and decreasing inflation rates through open market competition. Despite such elaborate mechanisms, the effect of rise in GDP could only be observed …

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India’s Coal Crisis: how were government policies responsible?

Energy security concerns are a crucial component structuring Indian national and international policy impacting our country’s national development and economic self-sufficiency, its global positioning as an economic and political power and its strategic advantages in international relations. Energy security also emerges as a particularly relevant concern given the contrast between India’s aims of increasing digitalisation …

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