Wanted: A CTO for GoI

Digital India can be the prime mover to making a reality of this government’s promise of minimum government, maximum governance. Such a transformation requires technology to be firmly embedded into government, something that the Digital India project lists as one of its foremost objectives.

This article appeared in Economic Times on July 3, 2015

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Transform India: Budget 2015 - Just What The Doctor Ordered For The Ailing Economy

The Narendra Modi government presented its first full budget last week amidst a clamour of anticipation. Fortunately, the Budget 2015 (Budget) is exactly what the doctor ordered. Commenting on the expectations from the Budget, I had, in a prebudget article, said the Budget must be a concerted and well-coordinated effort and get investments going and must lay out the structural and institutional reforms that defined the Governments new economic and Governance architecture.

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Pledge To Protect Our Children By Promising To Report Child Abuse

Child sexual abuse is a brutal form of terrorism that almost every second ‪#‎Indian‬ child is exposed to, but unfortunately, it remains shrouded in secrecy. Alarming statistics were revealed in the Government’s first ever survey on the issue in 2007 where 72% of the victims said they didn’t report the matter to anyone & only 3% reported it to their families or the police. Read & share this post to spread awareness & to fight against Child Sexual Abuse.

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Pakistan Terror Boat: Why Are Some Politicians Being Anti-National?

The day it was known that US President Barack Obama would visit India on Republic Day as guest of honour, it was clear that Pakistan and its “good” terrorists (aka the ones that kill innocent Indians) would get their minds working overtime to figure out ways to create attacks in India. It’s the standard playbook for some of the folks across the border. This article appeared in DailyO on Jan 6, 2015.

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