TISS- LEADING NATION TOWARDS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

TATA INSTITUTE OF SOCIAL SCIENCES   Development of Social Sciences in the world was plagued by three factors: (i) the unresolved dichotomy in western and eastern thinking about human nature, culture and society emerging from varying world-views; (ii) the assumed...

INDIA WILL HAVE HOUSING FOR ALL BY THE YEAR 2022

India is moving from restrictive to transformative era in housing sector, writes Vinod Behl   In its seven decades of journey since independence, the real estate and housing sector, has come a long way from early years of restrictive policies, deficient planning and...

Swachh Bharat Giving Push To A Clean India

‘’Swachhta” or Cleanliness was a way of life for Gandhiji.  As he fought the British, he disliked several of the western customs but was candid enough to say that he learnt sanitation from the West   During a recent visit to the Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad where a...

CSR: Getting It Right

Saurav K Ghosh sketches the roadmap from conceptualization to implementation of development projects under CSR in accordance with CSR Rules 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in India is still in infancy but the Government took a firm and much needed step in...

GST – Goods And Services Tax

India’s Tryst With Uniform Taxation The Goods and Service Tax (GST) has ensured participation of all in the development of all through a differential system. It stands out for furthering individual responsibility bymaking more funds available to the government without...

Chacha Chaudhary And Swachh Bharat

ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY, THE MINISTRY RELEASED A SPECIAL EDITION OF DIAMOND TOONS COMIC TITLED ‘CHACHA CHAUDHARY AND SWACHH BHARAT’ In a unique initiative children are being encouraged to learn lesson on cleanliness through their favourite comic...