Tuesday, December 18, 2018
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-policy-watch-overseas-medicare-for-bureaucrats-a-terrible-retrograde-decision-1971679 IAS officials to get ‘classified’ health benefits In September 2013, the government of India stunned most common people with the announcement that the top officials of the Indian Administrative Service, the Indian Police Services and Indian Forest Service – and...
http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-policy-watch-oh-shit-a-rs-150617-crore-business-2033671 Waste-management Oh shit! A Rs 150,617 crore business Biogas is finally beginning to attract some of the biggest names in the markets. Tata Power just announced that it has helped set up 36 biogas plants in and around Mundra in Gujarat....
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/expect-2018-to-be-more-unsettling-than-2017/1178960 An unsettling 2018 — By RN Bhaskar | Nov 30, 2017 07:52 am Most marketmen are a bit confused about what the markets and the leading economies have in store for 2018.  The first of such reports is already out.  Credit Suisse...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/r-n-bhaskar-india-losing-despite-onward-march-of-renewables/1089333 The onward march of renewables. . . . . . but India may lose a big opportunity — By R N Bhaskar | Jun 22, 2017 07:15 am The US has walked out of the Paris agreement for containing green house gas (GHG) emissions. ...
Nothing like the sun India has finally begun to make its mark in solar energy (see chart). Significantly, as was the case with Germany, solar power costs have been falling year on year.  It is worth recalling that it was Germany(http://dnai.in/bj4W)...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/rn-bhaskar-tighten-seatbelts-rough-ride-ahead-for-the-economy/1020142 It will be difficult times ahead for the Indian economy r.n.bhaskar Many sectors of the Indian economy have witnessed a sharp slowdown.  This has been acknowledged both in the Economic Survey 2017 and the Union Budget 2017 tabled before Parliament a...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/states-that-were-determined-to-generate-wealth-r-n-bhaskar/933490 6th Economic Census: Maharashtra stumbles again, while other states  generate wealth All state governments are known to tout their successes.  All of them claim that they are business friendly.  They claim that they want to create jobs for their people....
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/india-flunks-sustainable-health-scores-as-well-r-n-bhaskar/923167 India's concern for medicare and health is terrible Canny economists do not get taken in by the tall talk of politicians and bureaucrats.  They prefer instead to look carefully at three sets of numbers which tell them more truthfully about...
http://www.freepressjournal.in/analysis/india-harms-its-demographic-dividend/1217369 India ignores its demographic dividend — By RN Bhaskar | Feb 08, 2018 07:53 am One would have thought that any government that was keen on improving the lot of its people would have focussed on two critical areas – education and...