He is chancellor, Central University of Gujarat.
MSP is important, but real issues are markets, first-stage processing and supply chains.
Economic priorities set in Planning Commission in 1970s-80s continue
It is time the pattern of training, system of evaluation, of civil servants is debated
He taught us to look at not what the facts say, but what they do
Government must be circumspect about Cauvery dispute resolution mechanism.
Is statistical and meteorological data pandering to the establishment?
Agriculture sector needs institutions and developed markets.
Justin Trudeau’s India visit was about reaching out, and about people’s diplomacy
Chandramohan case is a reminder: India needs to embrace its diverse traditions
Universities cannot be made world-class if the desire doesn’t come from within
Linking it with other documents is cumbersome, ends up hurting the poor
She backed the Planning Commission’s plans for self-reliance in foodgrain
Widening gender gap, rising malnutrition and hunger call for policy intervention.
Economic deceleration is real. Acknowledging it is the first step to recovery
Falling growth, lack of jobs, erratic rains are grim portents
India’s nonchalant response to external and internal challenges is disquieting
Questions about economy, GST are drowned in the din on showier issues.
It’s time policymakers outlined a coherent growth path for the economy.
Lessons from the ’70s: How we tackled the food shortages
The system is commended at the highest policy level, but is under threat in JNU