UNCCD COP 14, New Delhi


We live in a world where desertification (i.e. land degradation in arid, semi-arid and sub-humid areas) affects one-sixth of the population, seventy per cent of all dry lands and one-fourth of the land resources on the planet. The land is, by far, one of the most precious as well as scarce resources on Earth with about 1.5 billion people directly ... Read More »

Research Parks


In 2017, a research park was established in IIT Gandhinagar. At present, in India, there are research parks functional in four IITs – Bombay, Kharagpur, Madras, and Gandhinagar. The HRD ministry of India has planned to sponsor new and bolster existing parks by providing financial support. Despite being part of the scientific fraternity, many are completely alien to the concept ... Read More »

Vote for local representative vs Central representative


In a democratic country of 1.25 billion people, where elections are as important as festivals, understanding for what people vote is quite interesting. Different people vote for different reasons. A businessman may vote a representative which may help him ease his business. But how? Will the representative help him by attracting new customers by developing the area in which the ... Read More »