For a more nutritious India

The average Indian suffers from nutrition deficiency. Right policy interventions can help them - and boost economic growth too

Commissioning a powerhouse

Gender Rights

Swati Maliwal has energised the slothful DCW: 11,600 cases in the 19 months since she took charge. But will the feisty woman be able to sustain the good work in the face of interfering rivals?

"Don`t think you are safe from the IS in India"


An interaction with Lamia Haji Bashar, Yazidi survivor of Daesh

What`s bad is better than what`s at home


Satna, in Madhya Pradesh, is one of the worst districts when it comes to death of children due to malnutrition. Governance Now visits an anganwadi there

Flowing for the Yamuna


The Yamuna Jiye Abhiyan recently completed 10 years of campaigning for the health of the river

The battle to access affordable medicines

Letter from Europe

UN Human Rights Council discusses access to medicines and the right to health. Big question: Shouldn`t the right to life come before profits from IPRs?

Awana ko gussa kyun aata hai?

Ramjas Row

Understanding the mind of an ABVP leader

NREGA faces uncertain future


Though budget has reaffirmed govt`s faith in it, the scheme is riddled with multiple challenges

“Return land to tribals after mining is over”


Interview with seasoned BJP parliamentarian Nand Kumar Sai, who took charge as the chairperson of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) in February

A trowelful of empowerment

Ground report

The Pudhu Vaazhvu project of the Tamil Nadu government has trained some 200 women in masonry. They have broken a stereotype, but they find that work is still hard to come by

Getting ready for Industrialisation 4.0


Interview with Santhi Kanoktanaporn, secretary general, Asian Productivity Organisation

The shot just got smarter


An app is boosting efficiency of immunisation logistics, cutting wastage, keeping vaccines safe, and ensuring timely doses

In conversation with Chitra Divakaruni

On a personal note

“Many young writers are writing from the point of view of young characters which is very interesting and exciting”