India electrified

In News: India has electrified all its villages twelve days ahead of a deadline set by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The electrification of Leisang, in the eastern state of Manipur, marked a landmark moment in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s program to bring light to every one of India’s villages. Data showed that all of India… Continue reading India electrified

Political, Tech

Financing reindustrialization

Bring back development banks Context in view of Commercial banks: Many commercial banks in India are under financial stress. This has imparted a fragility to the banking system as a whole. Scams and scandals surface from time to time, making headline news. There is also a quiet crisis that runs deep. It is not audible… Continue reading Financing reindustrialization


Artificial intelligence (AI)

    Context: Aiming to foster growth for India’s nascent artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) ecosystem, NITI Aayog and Google have signed a Statement of Intent (SoI).   Under the program, Google and NITI Aayog will work on the following initiatives: Organise trainings for relevant government functionaries to introduce them to open source… Continue reading Artificial intelligence (AI)


Google I/O 2018

Google I/O 2018, Google’s annual developer conference, brought its own bundle of surprises to many users around the world. Google CEO Sundar Pichai didn’t shy away from mentioning how the Google Assistant was changing lives around the world and has become an integral part of billions of Android users. In fact, he said Google Assistant’s… Continue reading Google I/O 2018