India’s ICDS anganwadi system is a challenged but impressive effort — Quartz India

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 New Delhi, India On a Friday morning, Ali village is a rare quiet spot amidst the chaos of New Delhi. Walking along the narrow streets of this sprawling, poor area in the south of India’s capital, it’s almost impossible to hear any of the usual sounds of the city, from […]

Dilli-walas’ distinct though invisible caste system

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 1 The reason for this minute enquiry should now be clear. Your social and economic status is gauged by where in Delhi you ‘put up’ and your standing in the invisible caste ladder assessed accordingly. Once you are socially categorized, the conversation will proceed in the relevant ‘swim lane’ or not […]

India’s Electoral System Is Apathetic Towards Migrant Workers Who Move From One State To Another

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 In the early hours before sun rays dominate the landscape, near deserted streets, closed shops and abandoned bridges, some faces gather. You won’t see them until you look for them, but the truth is they’re everywhere. As the hustle-bustle of city life takes over, they disappear into the crowd, and […]

India’s Electoral System Is Apathetic Towards Migrant Workers Who Move From One State To Another

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 2 In the early hours before sun rays dominate the landscape, near deserted streets, closed shops and abandoned bridges, some faces gather. You won’t see them until you look for them, but the truth is they’re everywhere. As the hustle-bustle of city life takes over, they disappear into the crowd, and […]

Nyay: View: Biometric authentication, exclusion restrictions can ensure effective cash transfer system in India

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinPrint Post Views: 0 By Devashish Mitra In a social democracy, an important objective of government policy is distributive justice. Growth has to be inclusive, which provides the rationale for redistributive programmes. This redistribution can happen within the framework of capitalism and, by no means, amounts to socialism. The emphasis on poverty reduction programmes […]