Sunday, July 12, 2020
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/mission-paani-authorities-slip-up-badly-on-waste-management-even-water-harvesting-4204031.html Water Series #9 Other articles in this series are listed below. The govt slips up badly on waste-management, even water harvesting RN Bhaskar – July 15, 2019 Once the water is made available, it must be preserved. That is where water harvesting comes...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/desalination-it-is-a-big-money-game-baby-4288511.html/amp Water series #12 -- Other articles in this series are given below Desalination is too expensive, and too ruinous for India RN Bhaskar -- Aug 05, 2019 How big is desalination in India?  That is hard to tell because one is confronted...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/how-two-villages-harnessed-solar-pumps-to-create-incomes-for-farmers-conserve-groundwater-4381161.html Harnessing solar pumps to create additional incomes for farmers RN Bhaskar  --  Aug 28, 2019 This is a story of a brilliant concept that NDDB came up with – along the state power distribution company (discom) – which has become a...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/opinion-petty-graft-could-sabotage-water-and-waste-management-and-even-the-pms-biggest-schemes-4236081.html Water #10 (Other articles in this series are given below) Water and waste management are crucial to the the PM’s biggest schemes, but they are being sabotaged RN Bhaskar -- July 23, 2019 There are three schemes of Prime minister Narendra Modi which...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/india-forgot-about-the-water-footprint-4155691.html India forgot about the water-footprint Water series #7 -- other articles in this series are listed below RN Bhaskar – 1 July 2019 In November 2004, UNESCO brought out a series of papers compiled by A.Y. Hoekstra which were aimed at making...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/indias-5-trillion-economy-plans-looks-good-on-paper-but-it-needs-to-address-gaps-4180721.html India's $5 trillion-economy: great idea, but the deliverables are missing RN Bhaskar – 8 July 2019 On paper, the government has great plans.  It wants to focus on Make in India and propel the country to a $5 trillion economy within...
A modified version of this article appeared at https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/zhili-has-become-the-childrens-garment-centre-of-the-world-4700261.html Zhili has become the children’s garment centre of the world RN Bhaskar  00 4 December 2019 Today, Zhili town is he largest centre in China for making children’s garments. The town and its...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/policy/india-china-relations-need-to-be-given-more-time-and-attention-4532101.html India-China relations - lots of potential there, but . . . RN Bhaskar – 14 October, 2019 The Modi-Xi talks in Mahabalipuram are over.  Officially, the talks have been a success, and will pave the way to better understanding, more trade...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/india/climate-change-depleting-reservoirs-and-the-blindness-to-water-treatment-and-recycling-4135311.html Water series 6 - Other articles in this series are listed below Climate change & depleting reservoirs make water treatment and recycling more urgent RN Bhaskar -- June 25, 2019 The buzz is about climate change. And it is likely that both...
https://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/economy/opinion-how-the-govt-failed-to-shine-light-on-the-solar-sector-3461301.html How the government muffed up on the solar front Most state grids are near bankrupt and cannot pay for the ever-increasing subsidy amounts doled out. Once the elections are over, they will have no option but to stop these freebies. RN...