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Surrogacy Bill: Renting a womb is not like renting a bike!

The need for a legal framework for regulating surrogacy has been widely recognised.

31 Dec 2018 6:37 AM

Systems design thinking needed to solve development problems

To illustrate, Delhi’s public transport system is a good example of lack of systems design thinking.

05 Dec 2018 12:12 AM

PMJAY: Develop metrics to track supply side response

Short term imperatives may be keeping the implementers busy for now but a longer-term view on the supply side is inescapable.

07 Nov 2018 12:06 AM

Swachhta Hi Sewa: Public must be involved to make drive successful

The idea behind SHS actually goes beyond selfish behaviours that drive people to cooperate.

21 Sep 2018 2:08 AM

Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana Abhiyan through a political lens

PMJAAY has the advantage of the lessons that came from the previous efforts.

13 Sep 2018 1:09 AM


Who funds the rebuilding of Kerala?

Refusing foreign aid is fine if the Central government were to provide adequate financial assistance to rebuild Kerala.

30 Aug 2018 5:11 AM

Let’s talk development: Why the system needs fixing

Availability of resources need not constraint our understanding of linkages and our ability to come up with effective solutions.

22 Aug 2018 12:14 AM

As NDA govt chants ‘we’ve done it, yet again’, Opposition fails to ask right questions

A development economist, formerly with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.

08 Aug 2018 1:51 AM

National Health Protection Mission: Set it up for success

The fact that the national health scheme is being accorded the top most priority is quite evident from the speed with which things are moving.

21 Jun 2018 5:34 AM

Modi govt’s report card: An evolving document that can be improvised

The report card also includes performance dashboard consisting of 20 indicators to track progress on selected initiatives on a real time basis.

07 Jun 2018 6:08 AM


Health and wellness centres: Some concerns remain

HWCs are designed to provide wide array of primary care services: preventive, promotive, palliative, rehabilitative and basic curative care.

20 Apr 2018 1:38 AM

Is hospital care getting prioritised over primary healthcare in India?

Ideally, a strong primary healthcare system must precede any financial protection intervention at scale for hospitalisation costs.

30 Mar 2018 3:26 AM

Should ‘aspirational’ districts be ranked on selected indicators?

The idea is not to give those districts an option. The idea is to succeed.

26 Jan 2018 12:29 AM

Why healthcare regulation in India will be slow to evolve?

India’s healthcare system is at a stage of a complete redesign.

25 Dec 2017 12:12 AM

Tough policy decisions need more than absolute majority

In the context of the demonetisation and GST reforms, surely certain things could have been done a little better with some more preparation.

24 Nov 2017 12:10 AM


Book review: Decoding the anatomy of black money

In this short, kindle-size book of 112 pages, the author manages to bring out many interesting facets of black money in India

07 May 2017 2:35 AM

Life isn’t all easy for a billionaire

At the higher end of wealth spectrum, money is not a motivating factor anymore.

04 Mar 2017 5:18 AM

Health boost in Budget, it’s now up to the states...

This growth in health allocations is the highest ever growth in nominal terms in the last 15 years.

21 Feb 2017 12:50 AM

It’s only the tip of the iceberg, bigger changes are on the way

On the agriculture front, the Budget contains wide-ranging initiatives aimed at boosting agricultural growth.

02 Feb 2017 2:42 AM

It’s time to prioritise primary healthcare

NRHM repacked many existing Central programmes such as reproductive and child health, immunisation, contraception, training, etc.

02 Dec 2016 2:21 AM