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Mr Nitya Nanda

India's National Manufacturing Policy, that intends to ensure the success of the Make in India programme, has also given a push to the Technology Acquisition and Development Fund, which will help promote access to technology through patent...

Mr Nitya Nanda

The Delhi Government has taken a tough decision to allow cars to ply on Delhi roads only on alternate days to curb air pollution that has reached alarming levels. While the political parties in the opposition have not directly opposed the scheme,...

Mr Nitya Nanda

Water plays a fundamental role in food security, energy security, economic growth, in maintaining health and reducing poverty. Access to enough safe water is a human right. It's a gift of nature, but there is a limit to what nature can provide....

Mr Nitya Nanda

India must increase research on clean coal technologies and diversify fuel sources for energy security, says Nitya Nanda.

Coal has long been considered the answer to India's energy problems. Often, the shortage of coal is blamed for a...

Mr Nitya Nanda

When the first G20 summit was held in 2008 in the aftermath of the financial crisis, it was welcomed from across the world as it was expected to improve global governance. It was also appreciated because of the fact that key issues hitherto being...

Mr Nitya Nanda

The use of clean coal mining and processing methods can ensure that a greater share of our coal reserves is put to use, and in a sustainable manner.

Coal is the predominant source of energy in India and constitutes the largest share in...

Mr Nitya Nanda

It is often considered that geographical indications (GI) can be used to protect traditional knowledge and communities. Hence, many countries, including India, have adopted GI laws.

Historically, the concept of GI has evolved from...

Mr Nitya Nanda

Coal has always been taken as the answer to India's energy problems. Over the last few years, India's dependence on imported coal has increased on the widening demand-supply gap and the low quality of domestic coal. Often, the shortage of coal...

Mr Nitya Nanda

Globally, natural gas is being used for industrial purposes and power generation, but in India much of it is being used in transportation and the fertiliser industry. In transportation, gas is replacing oil while in the fertiliser industry it is...

Mr Nitya Nanda

The RBI has been on an 'interest hike' spree for quite some time now, but inflation has not come down. The misconception that a hike in interest rate can contain inflation is based on monetarism, propagated by Milton Friedman. The fact is that...

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