Articles By Nilanjan Banik
Is loan waiver a panacea for rural distress?
Loan waivers adversely affect marginal farmers due to a reduction of formal credit channels given to them
May 30, 2018
Medicine innovation: Why idea of government funded prize does not look promising; here is a warning
Critics of the system want reform, arguing it makes drugs too expensive and fails to provide cures for those in need who may be unable to pay, such as people in developing countries.
Nov 22, 2017
Where will the jobs of future come from and what will they be like? Shockingly, no one knows
The recently appointed Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to the Prime Minister, led by economist Bibek Debroy, has a tough job at hand—to propel economic growth in a fashion that will create jobs.
Oct 23, 2017
Drug costs: Patent delinkage no panacea
Leaving drug development to the public sector will not help improve access to medicines; rather, it could impede it.
Jun 01, 2017
India needs more tie-ups to boost pharma sector
Local pharmaceutical firms have to focus on creating new medicines instead of simply manufacturing copies of those invented elsewhere
May 04, 2016
Seeds of farmer suicides
Inefficient supply chain, marginal land holding, untimely procurement, high labour costs and inadequate rainfall, all contribute to farmers’ woes.
May 11, 2015
Poverty reduction: Govt intervention yes, but target it better
Access to banking and improvement in agricultural productivity have the largest effects in reducing poverty
Apr 29, 2015
Why Budget FY16 makes sense
Finance minister Arun Jaitley is a smart man. When everyone was hoping that he will be presenting a pro-business Budget, he presented the...
Mar 12, 2015
OnePlus TV: All set to redefine the Premium TV experience
Minister your finances better! How smart financing purchase decisions can help you be a uber-saver
OnePlus gives a glimpse of future TV design
WhatsApp feature trick: How to hide your view on your friend's WhatsApp Status
OnePlus TV to unleash a sight and sound revolution!
Budget 2019: Central govt to contribute 14% to NPS, employees to get 80C benefit on Tier-II deposits from April 1
Budget 2019: Hike in import duty may dampen the gold rush
Budget 2019: More power to villages; Rs 2 lakh crore allocated to Panchayats in five years
Budget 2019: Healthcare sector expects hike in exemption limits for health checkup, medical reimbursement
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