Writing Development Economics No time for Covid

Sometime back I indicated that with Covid becoming less, I am moving on to my priority of working on development economics. But Covid doesn’t seem to be going away. I am tempted to write more about Covid. But I just don’t have the time to read to look and listen to videos of those I …

Writing Development Economics No time for Covid

Sometime back I indicated that with Covid becoming less, I am moving on to my priority of working on development economics. But Covid doesn’t seem to be going away. I am tempted to write more about Covid. But I just don’t have the time to read, to look and listen to videos of those I …

CMC Vellore-The Scudder Oration by Azim Premji One of the world’s biggest philanthropists 

As a graduate of CMC Vellore and along with a number of my classmates, I’ve had the privilege of working in the needy areas of India. Therefore, it was heartwarming to hear from Mr Premji that he could see someone from CMC in the interior parts of India. Just listen to his oration delivered in …

Immersed in development economics and poverty: No time

In my last blog, I mentioned that I am moving over to poverty reduction related work from COVID-19. Sure enough, as I mentioned I got myself immersed into development economics. Ultimately poverty reduction is an economics subject. Even to share my experience I need to use economics language and jargon. I had been wanting to …

Transitioning from Covid-19 to Poverty Reduction and Health

Poverty and health were the areas of my lifetime work and focus. I had started publishing my experiences in this area. With Covid-19 taking a centre stage throughout the past year, I did not get into my area of interest. Recognising that prevention of Covid-19 is the primary strategy to handle the disease, the focus of …

With Covid 19 hitting the roof in India what should you do?

It’s been more than a month since I last posted my blog on Covid 19. Of course, there’s nothing much to write now except the increase in cases and deaths in India and now in Tamilnadu. The big question is what should be done in such a situation? I’ll share with you what I am …

I’ve Completed my Covid Vaccines. Am I fully safe?

It’s been some time since I posted my last blog. I told you I was going to share about the complications of the vaccines. But I am sorry, I did not get sufficient information to pass on through a blog. I am happy that at least the companies are now willing to accept that there …