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July 30, 2018 – 9:52 pm

Completed 75 hours of Fast (only plain water) and still counting! Since it is night time here, I intend to break my fast in another 10 hours (next morning).
First 24 hours are difficult (rumbling in …

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स्वास्थ्य सेवा की सुध लेने का समय

March 18, 2015 – 12:57 am
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सरकार को चाहिए कि खुद स्वास्थ्य केंद्रों के संचालन की बजाय वह स्वास्थ्य बीमा का दायरा विस्तृत करे। मजबूत कानून तथा मापदंडों के चलते यदि स्वास्थ्य बीमा का व्यापक विस्तार हो, तो जनता सरकारी या …

Universal Health Insurance in India: A way to go forward

March 17, 2015 – 11:43 pm

Time has come that India catches up with an alternative model of allocating resources and funding to its public health programs and provide health insurance to its citizens.

My take on how Government-sponsored health care schemes can …

Providing effective health cover

March 17, 2015 – 11:13 pm
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My piece published on March 17, 2015 in ‘The Pioneer’ on why the Government instead of  running its own health facilities, should consider providing health insurance to its citizens: Providing effective health cover
To read the full …

Universal healthcare for India

March 16, 2015 – 12:37 pm
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 The Pioneer dated March 10, 2015  published my analysis of the basic health care delivery models that are prevalent in the world and how India can improve its healthcare system: Universal healthcare for India
To read the article …

Is Delhi Sustainable?

March 6, 2015 – 5:03 am

Today Delhi has become a living testimony to mass (teeming population), misery (in the name of development)and mockery (of planning)!
My article published in Maharashtra based newspaper Lokmat times highlighting the urgent need to rescue Delhi …

Healthcare challenges to new government in Delhi

February 24, 2015 – 4:56 am

Delhi’s crumbling health care system needs overhaul and some out of the box ideas.While, increasing budgetary spending on health will definitely help, there could be several other ways to meet the need.
My piece in Indian …

Reality not rosy for US blacks

February 22, 2015 – 10:53 am
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On the outside, the US has turned the page on its history of racial discrimination. The world’s oldest democracy currently has its first ever African American President in Barack Obama. But the ground reality is …

सपनों के देश में यह कैसा अंधेरा ?

February 22, 2015 – 1:03 am

पिछली दो शताब्दियों में अमेरिका ने सभी क्षेत्रों में अभूतपूर्व विकास किया है, पर अपने समाज में श्वेत-अश्वेत के बीच नस्ली भेदभाव की खाई पाटने में पूरी तरह कामयाब नहीं हो पाया है। आज जब …

Come, Let’s recycle!

November 16, 2014 – 9:02 pm
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Recycling reduces pollution, saves energy and resources. It is an important tool in the waste management. In USA, as much as 34 % municipal solid waste (MSD) is recycled. In India, recycling happens, but in …

दास्तान-ए- सड़क: अमरीका व भारत

November 13, 2014 – 9:24 pm
Published Ajit Raod network Nov 10 2014

विकास का स्वपन बिना अच्छी सड़कों के अस्म्भव है। नवम्बर 10, 2014 को “दैनिक अजीत” समाचार पत्र में प्रकाशित मेरा आलेख: http://www.ajitsamachar.com/edition/20141110/3.cms