Monday, October 21, 2019
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-solar-wobbles-ahead-2057224 Solar wobbles ahead R N Bhaskar First the good news. Cumulative solar installations in India crossed the 3 GW mark (100 Mega Watts or MW equals one GigaWatt). Figures compiled by the Mercom Capital Group show that almost 734 MW of...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/a-great-vision-for-healthcare-if-r-n-bhaskar/1336205 Ayushman Bharat and healthcare — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 16, 2018 The present government should soon announce (maybe on Independence Day)  the Ayushman Bharat—National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM) which could make India have the world’s largest health insurance programme.  The scheme could...
R N Bhaskar 10 August 2015 The brittleness of impatience crackles. There is the familiar irritable fretfulness of politicians and industry captains as they chafe against the RBI’s reluctance to ease interest rates a bit more.  Unspoken, yet unmistakably implied, is...
R N Bhaskar 1 June 2015 On 25 March 2015, the Union Ministry of Shipping announced a revised vision of the Sagarmala concept that Prime Minister Vajpayee talked about more than 15 years ago.  Among other things, it introduced – for...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/manufacturing-continues-to-disenchant/1114582 Manufacturing gets pushed aside in India — By RN Bhaskar | Aug 03, 2017 06:48 am The government talks about strengthening the manufacturing backbone of India.  Slogans of ‘Make in India’ continue to rent the air. Everyone talks about how this is to...
Sep 24, 2015 12:19 am Maharashtra is easily the largest consumer of electricity in India. According to estimates posted by the Central Electricity Authority (CEA), it is expected to consume 149,773 million units (MU) during 2015-16, the next biggest...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/where-from-here-decoding-indias-path-r-n-bhaskar/872029 India's economic path: Quo vadis? By any account, India appears to have done well. Unlike many advanced economies, which have registered a declining trend, India seems to be moving along an upward incline (see chart 1 alongside). India's economic path...
R N Bhaskar 6 April 2015 Had the government really been serious about providing affordable housing for the economically weaker sections (EWS) of society, all it had to do was to look at what Iran has done. If it thought that...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/the-centre-of-gravity-of-billionaires-could-shift/1171231 Billionaires get a fillip in Asia — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 16, 2017 08:47 am In India there is a saying that if the first generation creates wealth, the second tries to build on it, but the third, invariably squanders it.  In...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/declining-global-gdp-spells-trouble/1438297 Declining global GDP spells trouble for India RN Bhaskar -- 17 January 2019 For a long time, Indians liked to believe that their country was insulated against global developments....