On July 17, 2014, join for a discussion with experts in economic field to learn about what India’s 2014 budget means for its GDP growth, for international investments, and for business with the U.S.
Altruism with a purpose to build communities through production of public goods is a philanthropic idea leading to national development. Philanthropic spending puts additional pressure on the government to do the right thing. Philanthropy therefore must focus attention issues and sectors that matter to alleviate poverty and improve human security. Philanthropy must undertake successful pilots which are often not undertaken by the government systems; thus help in building expectations form the electorate.
With these two great speakers, Ambassador Islam A. Siddiqui and Dr. Vijayendra Rao along with Dr. Abusaleh Shariff as the moderator, you don't want to miss out on the discourse of India's NDA government, economic strategies and poverty alleviation at USIPI's Symposium.
April 30 is Anti-Child Labor Day in India. India is home to 12 million children who are daily exploited and abused according to the finding of 2001 National Census.
It is important to note that Indian Muslims are as diverse as the country’s dominant community, if not more so. Electoral polarization has given them a pan-Indian identity, but in effect they do not have one.
Join US India Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. on June 19 to discuss critical aspects of the Economy and Society of India in the backdrop of the newly elected NDA government in India.
US India Policy Institute expressed concern about the danger to 'Democracy and Institutions' in India and added that the state institutions, bureaucracy including the security agencies could be used to undermine India's 'unique social diversity'. Although no spectacular changes are expected soon after a possible NDA government, it will trigger a low pitch yet visible and sustained social engineering through Cultural Nationalism towards the stated goal embedded in the ideology of BJP to transform India into a 'Hindu Rasthra', or Hindu theocracy.
Due to failure of state as well as central government in providing higher education, private institutions have come up and most of them are offering poor quality education, says the recent report on higher education authored by Dr Abusaleh Shariff of the Centre for Research and Debates in Development Policy, New Delhi and Amit Sharma, research analyst with the National Council for Applied Economic Research.
India Education Review, Feb 8, 2014