Selling Liquor in a Gandhian State is an Anomaly

…rcome the temptation of using such revenue for nation-building purposes. India has come a long way ahead of the state of 1930s or 40s. The poverty level and situation have changed. In 30s, people in the state of unemployment and poverty used to spend their spare time in drinking, even if they had no money. The result was families destroyed due to head of the family being indulged in drinking habit. Violence caused by drinking problem was a commo…

Good College or Good Branch

Decision Time: Counselling at the Time of Admission Should I go for Good College or Good Branch. It is a dilemma which is faced by every single student after clearing engineering entrance examination. Even if student gets selected for admission to any IIT. This dilemma is faced by them. Whether they should go by best IIT or best branch at average level IIT. Ever since I have started giving tips to engineering aspirants, every year after entrance…

Should FDI be Allowed in Higher Education

…ss of $1000. India’s higher education system is the third largest in the world, after China and the United States. The main governing body at the tertiary level is the University Grants Commission (India), which enforces its standards, advises the government, and helps coordinate between the centre and the state. As of 2009, India has 20 central universities, 215 state universities, 100 deemed universities, 5 institutions established and fu…

Welcome Back, Socialism

…land. Later, aiming at foreign investments, it created Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in various cities of China. State owned enterprises were restructured with western style management. Since, Economic liberalisation of 1978, China’s economy has grown 90 times. Right now, it is the fastest growing economy of the world. The Chinese economy surpassed UK as the fourth largest economy in 2005, replaced Germany from third place in 2007 and fina…