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Urbanisation and Infrastructure : Current Issues & Emerging Challenges

Urbanisation and Infrastructure : Current Issues & Emerging Challenges

Harun R Khan, Deputy Governor, RBI Let me focus now an important aspect emerging needs India is rapidly urbanising, which is putting a tremendous pressure on urban infrastructure. Census data…

Invest in girls’ education to break cycle of poverty

Invest in girls’ education to break cycle of poverty

PTI  NEW DELHI: Investing in education of girls, especially the most marginalized, is required to make progress on most social indicators in India, according to UNICEF. To mark the International…

Provide relief in any form to small farmers as a direct benefit transfer

Provide relief in any form to small farmers as a direct benefit transfer

New Delhi: June 18, 2017 Credit flows to agriculture under Priority Sector Lending-PSL display considerable seasonality not explained by cropping patterns. The Task Force on Credit Related Issues of Farmers,…

Broadband: A future direction in Indian healthcare

Broadband: A future direction in Indian healthcare

By ICTpost eGovernance Bureau As health care moves into the digital age, high-speed access to the Internet will become increasingly important for both health care providers and patients. The broadband…

Reduce poverty by tackling 3Es – education, employability and employment

Reduce poverty by tackling 3Es – education, employability and employment

ICTpost Education Bureau India has a formidable set up of engineering and technical institutions. However, many of them are low in terms of the standard of education imparted. In the…

IT Enabled Applications For Transparency in Indian Railways

IT Enabled Applications For Transparency in Indian Railways

ICTpost News Network New Delhi: June 4, 2017 Railways have introduced several IT enabled applications to bring transparency on the sidelines of Digital India initiative. The details and benefits accruing…

The e-Governance services promised in rural India is still in their infancy

The e-Governance services promised in rural India is still in their infancy

ICTpost Governance Bureau When the focus on e-Governance started in the late nineties in India, the Internet connectivity was abysmally poor. In rural India, there was practically no such connectivity.…

The problems in Indian banking system lie into policy and structure

The problems in Indian banking system lie into policy and structure

New Delhi: June 3, 2017 Banking is hobbled by policy, which creates double financial repression, and by structural factors, which impede competition. The solution lies in the 4 Ds of…

Financial Education in India: Basics and Beyond

Financial Education in India: Basics and Beyond

By S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India Customers who are financially literate would demand information and thereby play an important role in ensuring transparency among the financial institutions.…

Technology is a great enabler in Indian Banking

Technology is a great enabler in Indian Banking

By S. S. Mundra, Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India I would begin by quoting Brett King, the author of famous book ‘Bank 3.0’. “Customers don’t use channel or products…