Thursday, April 22, 2021
https://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/five-thriving-myths-about-waste-management Five things about waste management that we are mistaken about RN Bhaskar  --  September 19, 2019 The last few months, politicians of all colours have begun making all kind of pronouncements about waste management. It is therefore time that someone pointed...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-epayments-the-government-stumbles-again/1023892 Epayments - several things the RBI and the Cabinet Secretary overlooked — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 23, 2017 08:59 am Last week, the government came out with two announcements regarding epayments.  One was through the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).  The...
R N Bhaskar 26 January 2015 Turkey is the fourth-largest consumer of gold (dwarfed only by India, China and the US). But it is the one country most gold players have been watching for the past few years. India should be...
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...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/rn-bhaskar-code-on-wages-bill-and-dream-of-jobs-for-all/1132793 Can the Wages Code scuttle the PM’s dream of jobs-for-all? — By RN Bhaskar | Sep 07, 2017 07:41 am On 10 August 2017, the government – through the labour minister Bandaru Dattatreya -- introduced in the Lok Sabha the Code on Wages...
R N Bhaskar 27 July 2015 Cut through the hype that governments like to spin out. You then realise that India’s growth story is quite shaky. Its education related numbers (see chart) tell a very bleak story. Of 100 students who went...
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...
https://www.freepressjournal.in/editorspick/nothing-is-quiet-on-the-farm-loan-waiver-front/1433503 The farm loan waiver front is getting messier RN Bhaskar -- January 10, 2019 Fiscal discipline threatens to go entirely haywire – at least where some states are concerned. And it has come in the form of farm-loan waivers. This author has...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/post-demonetisation-three-steps-that-the-government-should-take/976762 Three steps to make demonetisation work The die has been cast.  Currency notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1,000 denominations have been rendered illegal sinnce the midnight of 8 November, 2016. The government carefully avoided the term “demonetisation” because that would require...
R N Bhaskar 31 August 2015 India has finally begun to make its mark in solar energy. Significantly, as was the case with Germany, solar power costs have been falling year-on-year.  It is worth recalling that it was Germany which catalysed this...