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Digital affordability and access: Starlink in India
Apr 02, 2024

Digital affordability and access: Starlink in India

Musk's vision aligns with India's Digital India initiative. Starlink’s success hinges on its ability to adapt to local challenges and understand Ind

100% electrification of rural households — What next?
Oct 19, 2020

100% electrification of rural households — What next?

Affordability is a much trickier factor to deal with to help consumers from economically poor sections to retain their electricity supply.

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future
Apr 10, 2024

Aquatic inferno: UUVs and covert action for the future

Defined by the principles of plausible deniability and the tangible strategic effect against adversaries, covert sea operations, especially with UUVs,

Can ‘The Inclusive City’ be a reality?
May 09, 2024

Can ‘The Inclusive City’ be a reality?

The universal desire to establish inclusion as the driving ideal for development shall remain unachieved if it is not realised in the most significant

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh
May 15, 2024

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh

India has made progress in digital health, including in telemedicine and creating platforms such as Co-WIN for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. These initiatives demonstrate the benefits of technology in enhancing the availability and affordability of, and access to healthcare services. This report examines the challenges that continue to stall the reduction of maternal deaths in India. It uses the case of Madhya Pradesh, the sta

Digital biases: The chimaera of equality and access
Apr 22, 2021

Digital biases: The chimaera of equality and access

Online civic life across developing and developed countries has been adversely affected, with serious consequences to the offline world.

India’s Energy Transition in a Climate-Constrained World
Sep 13, 2023

India’s Energy Transition in a Climate-Constrained World

Energy transitions in developing economies like India are complex processesinvolving substantial financial and technological resources as well as appropriate innovation.These transitions are central to the climate debate, where emphasis is placed on increasing theshare of renewables in the energy mix to mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change. Thispaper examines the historical attributes of energy transition and finds various critical fact

New clothes every season isn’t cool. It’s killing the environment
Feb 16, 2019

New clothes every season isn’t cool. It’s killing the environment

The onus of striking a balance between price affordability and environmental sustainability with regard to the fashion industry lies on the shoulder of the global community.

Regulating AI in Public Health: Systems Challenges and Perspectives
Jul 27, 2020

Regulating AI in Public Health: Systems Challenges and Perspectives

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly proliferating the healthcare landscape and has immense promise for improving health outcomes in a resource-constrained setting like India. With emerging technology still finding its footing in the healthcare industry in the country, there are systemic roadblocks to hurdle before AI can be made transformative up to the last mile of public health. AI also carries immense challenges for India’s mostly t

Resource use efficiency and productivity: An analysis of India’s food grain sector
Jan 07, 2020

Resource use efficiency and productivity: An analysis of India’s food grain sector

The concept of food security comprises access, affordability, food safety, food preferences and dietary patterns. Recently, there has been a demand-driven shift in food consumption patterns in India towards nutrition-rich and economically high-value horticulture (fruits and vegetables), livestock and dairy products. Providing for such consumption needs will require diversification of agricultural production beyond the staples, especially wheat an

The Pathway to Affordable Housing in Urban India: A Case Study of Mumbai
Apr 25, 2023

The Pathway to Affordable Housing in Urban India: A Case Study of Mumbai

The affordable housing challenge plagues cities across India. Although city administrations have framed various strategies to tackle the issue, weak implementation, flawed policies, and an inherent lack of capacity to find longterm solutions have allowed slums to proliferate as an alternative. This paper examines the affordable housing issue in Greater Mumbai. Since affordability is not absolute but relative to the development stage and income di

Towards Universal Access to Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies: The Role of Policy, National Incomes, and Social Behaviour
Aug 14, 2023

Towards Universal Access to Clean Cooking Fuels and Technologies: The Role of Policy, National Incomes, and Social Behaviour

Goal seven of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) commits the international community to providing access to clean cooking fuels and technologies to all by 2030. Progress has been slow, however, and in about 40 of the UN’s 189 member countries for which data is available, more that 80 percent of the populations continue to lack such access. Using case studies, this brief analyses the role of a country’s policies, i

US-India Partnership in Drug Discovery and in Generics
Jan 06, 2009

US-India Partnership in Drug Discovery and in Generics

The healthcare industry is undergoing an unprecedented change. The affordability and quality of healthcare are being profoundly affected by increased globalization, competition, cost consciousness, regulations and new technologies. The US is expected to spend up to 20% of GDP on healthcare by 2015.

पाण्याखालचे युद्ध: भविष्यातील UAV च्या गुप्त कारवाया
May 04, 2024

पाण्याखालचे युद्ध: भविष्यातील UAV च्या गुप्त कारवाया

प्रतिस्पर्ध्यांवर मात करायची असेल तर समुद्राखालच्या गु

सर्वसमावेशक शहरे - स्वप्न ते वास्तव
May 20, 2024

सर्वसमावेशक शहरे - स्वप्न ते वास्तव

जगातील सर्वात महत्त्वाची वस्तीस्थाने असलेल्या शहरांमध�

सस्ती और आसानी से उपलब्ध डिजिटल सेवा: भारत में स्टारलिंक का भविष्य
Apr 05, 2024

सस्ती और आसानी से उपलब्ध डिजिटल सेवा: भारत में स्टारलिंक का भविष्य

एलन मस्क का दृष्टिकोण भारत के डिजिटल इंडिया इनिशिएटिव से