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Heed the federal framework

• Most federations in the world have arrangements for the mobilisation and devolution of resources. In India, the Constitution provides for the appointment of a Finance Commission every five years to recommend methodology to share resources such that the fiscal…

Building India’s talent base

• India’s rank of 103rd position in the recent World Economic Forum ranking of 130 nations on the preparedness of talent was just another indication of the skills challenge. • In just five years, the government’s skill gap analysis report…

A register by the people

• India recorded a marginal increase in forest cover, according to the India State of Forest Report 2017. • Around the same time this report was released, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change released a draft National Forest…

Measuring excellence: on NIRF rankings

• National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) published by the Human Resource Development Ministry, as the National Institutional Ranking Framework, 2018, should be viewed mainly as a proposition that data make it possible to assign objective credentials to some aspects of…