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MyGov portal and what people think of it

MyGov portal and what people think of it

MyGov is a brand new initiative by the BJP-led NDA Government. It is being described by some as as a first step towards fulfilling PM Modi’s Suraaj dream. People from all walks of life express before NitiCentral what they think about this initiative. Some are happy that the Government is trying to reach out to…


MyGov – A step towards ‘Digital’ India

Innovative use of digital technology brought voters together in Lok Sabha poll 2014. The…


MyGov – Digital Volunteering for Governance

MyGov carries forward the Digital Engagement that had its roots in India272 and other digital…


MyGov portal seeks to turn governance into a people’s movement

On the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s model of participative governance, the Government of India has launched a new portal by the name of MyGov. Describing the purpose of the new portal, Modi said: “The platform would bridge the gulf…





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Junk food ban: Right or wrong?

Center for Science and Environment has suggested that schools should ban junk food in their canteens. Students feel that this will be an extreme step and some of them have argued that who will ensure that the healthy food served in schools are …

Israel rejects UNHRC’s irrelevant resolution

While human rights are of paramount importance and the role of the UN in upholding the same is a laudable cause, selective and politically motivated campaigns do not serve this …

Nationalism can co-exist with Market Freedom

The advocates of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) argue that big retailers from foreign lands will spruce up the market in India by reducing or eliminating the middlemen and providing superior storage and transportation …

Indian educational curriculum: Should the Government interfere?

Should the Government be involved in framing the educational curriculum? If yes, then to what extent, and then what is the need of bodies like NCERT and CBSE. Listen to Dr. SaiSree (Professor), Shama Srivastva ( Government School Teacher) and …

GM Field Trials in India spur a heated debate

In India, Genetically Modified crops have repeatedly been debated, approved and banned. While some say that GM crops are a danger to the environment, others argue that GM crops are necessary for a developing nation like India as the agricultural …

IIT-style excellence should define Indian technical education

It is time for the Government to consider a national level policy for technical …

UNMOGIP irrelevant, Government right to shed historical baggage

Government of India on July 8 ordered the United Nations Military Observer Group in India and Pakistan(UNMOGIP) to shut its operations in New Delhi. The Government says the office has "outlived its …

UN Millennium Report: India needs faster growth to address poverty

Despite several efforts by the Government of India and the UN, India is still struggling to meet its Millennium Development Goals. …

Poverty lines meaningless, alleviation need of the hour

Recommendation by the Rangarajan Committee has ignited a new debate among the masses. The committee says that spending over Rs 32 a day in rural areas and Rs 47 in towns and cities should not be considered poor. Listen to Akash in conversation with …

Narendra Modi and the task of cleaning up after UPA

When Modi tried to pull the Railways from the brink of bankruptcy, administering one of the many bitter pills he has warned about, instead of admiring his courage, he was ticked off for partially rolling back the suburban …

Modi’s methods: What MPs can learn

BJP conducts special grooming session for new MPs. Modi encourages them to maintain good conduct in Parliament as well as focus on the duties with regard of their respective Parliamentary constituencies. Modi has never shied away from experimenting …

Women empowerment: Rising Maternal Mortality Rate key challenge

Surveys suggest that States with high literacy rates have low Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR). While direct statistical correlation between literacy rate and MMR may not be directly evident, loss of lives of new mothers will always be a cause of …

Women’s development agenda key to ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’

The women in India have great expectations from Narendra Modi Government ahead of General budget which is scheduled for July 10, 2014. …

Illegal money issue: Positive initiatives raise Indian hopes

Reports of list of names stashing illegal money in Banks in Switzerland being prepared by the Swiss Government raises hopes that the Narendra Modi-led Government raises hopes in India that there could be some concrete steps taken towards financial …

Juvenile criminals need better laws to govern them, JJ Act must be reformed

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has sought Amendment in Juvenile Justice Act 2000 for better justice …

Toilets for all: A challenge for Modi Sarkar

Modi Sarkar has promised to provide clean sanitation facilities to all, across the country. In this podcast we discuss what the Narendra Modi government can do to ensure that every household has its own clean …

Why foreign-funded NGOs need to be monitored

It makes sense that USA or any other country with the help of their intelligence agencies and NGOs are carrying on these activities in their own national interest but what about our own fraternity of 'samaj sudharaks' who have become the voice of …







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