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Arun Maira

Maira, a former member of the Planning Commission, is the author of Listening for Well-Being: Conversations with People Not Like Us

It would be wise for countries to maintain sufficient ‘economic distancing’ amongst themselves
Thu, Mar 26, 2020

Governments should mind the health of their own economies. Thereby, they will improve the health of the global economy too.

Hearing those unlike us is essential for the health of our society and nation
Wed, Jan 01, 2020

Let us reach out to a citizen of our country who is “not like us”. Let’s listen to who she or he really is. Let’s start a national listening movement. And lead the world to an International Listening Day.

Catalyse, don’t control
Fri, Sep 12, 2014

A forum for states, Centre to learn from each other should replace Planning Commission.

Planning a new commission
Tue, May 13, 2014

We need a Planning Commission for the 21st Century

The institutional way
Wed, Jun 20, 2012

With EU in turmoil and global markets roiled,India cannot muddle along

The art of getting things done
Tue, Apr 03, 2012

It is not just private sector that wants reforms in government systems

A day at the races
Tue, Feb 28, 2012

Budget forecasting is big but futile. Can we instead talk about implementation?

Get out of the box
Wed, Jan 04, 2012

Each government institution has to re-invent itself in this decade

It is time for Plan C
Tue, Nov 01, 2011

How to reshape the Planning Commission for our changed times

It is time for Plan C
Fri, Oct 28, 2011

How to reshape the Planning Commission for our changed times

A fuller freedom now
Sat, Aug 27, 2011

India’s young people have shown they have the zeal to break a corrupt system. Now they must learn to build a better one.

India’s discordant democrats
Thu, Jul 28, 2011

Second-generation reforms require a deeper conversation,within and outside legislative bodies

Including,through conversation
Wed, Jun 08, 2011

Citizens must talk to each other better,between elections,to make an aspirational democracy work.

Learn by doing
Tue, Apr 26, 2011

We need to focus on improving tangible processes,rather than pore over numbers on paper.

The Republic of institutions
Wed, Jan 26, 2011

Don’t have stale debates about socialism. Focus on the future and reinvent India’s public institutions.

How to be inclusive
Wed, Dec 22, 2010

Don’t pass off the messiness of public life as the music of democracy.

The future is a plan away
Sat, Sep 18, 2010

Reforming the Planning Commission to be a thought catalyst.

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