The writer, an IAS officer, is currently secretary, government of Maharashtra.
Irrespective of what evil the British did, the one thing the East India Company showed consistently was great sensitivity to its surroundings, an ability to learn from competitors and, above all, the ability to test beliefs against reality. These are qualities that we would do well to learn
The key to addressing short-term needs is to improve the liquidity position of businesses. In addition to what has already been done, the government should put its house in order by ensuring that payments for goods and services purchased are made on time.
New study on stents highlights need for adherence to clinical protocols, caution in decision-making.
India’s healthcare needs monitoring systems, not public vs private sector debate.
The transition to a world of digital transactions awaits more government initiative
The generalist civil service must make room for more domain expertise.
Hospitals must have standard protocols in patient interest, as they have in Maharashtra.
Why should Durga Shakti Nagpal be seen as working beyond the call of duty?