Illustration: Ajay Mohanty After a long lull, there has been a modest recovery in projects ‘under implementation’ in private investment in the first quarter of FY21. Is this a flash in the pan? The October 1 data could well signal a turning point, writes
Instead of focusing on belly-filling staples, the government needs to address rampant under-nourishment in large segments of the population. Surinder Sud
examines the advantages of bio-fortified crops against this background. Read it here...
The business model of the banking sector is under threat, writes Tamal Bandyopadhyay
, and both banks and the regulator need to take a closer look at the evolving landscape. Read it here...
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