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‘No point complaining, industry must work with academia to produce employable engineers’
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Ashraf Engineer November 9, 2022 Business leaders have been vocal about colleges producing engineers that are not industry-ready or employable. Indian engineering education falls short on various parameters, from a syllabus that does not include analytical or critical skill development...
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Underperforming and underinvested, India’s infrastructure needs transformation
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Ashraf Engineer November 5, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The collapse of the bridge in Morbi, Gujarat, that killed at least 135 people and the frequent accidents befalling the Vande Bharat...
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The duality of the monsoon and how it affects you
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Ashraf Engineer October 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The Indian monsoon has officially ended, with the country recording “above normal” rainfall – 6% more than the long-term average. So why...
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‘Post-pandemic, focus for MSMEs is on multi-skilling’
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Ashraf Engineer October 5, 2022 Skilling was never a priority for Indian businesses, but COVID-19 changed that. With job losses rampant over the past two years, the focus will be on skilling for new-age professions shaped by digitisation, reconfigured supply...
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How 5G will change your life
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Ashraf Engineer September 10, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. With the first round of airwave auctions for 5G complete, networks would be rolling out the service which could offer data speeds...
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‘Women have to skip meals because Centre hasn’t paid MNREGA dues’
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Ashraf Engineer August 31, 2022 The Centre doesn’t seem to be invested in MNREGA, a lifeline for those suffering the worst from rural distress. Allocation for the scheme was slashed by more than 25% in the last Budget and, worse,...
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LIC stock shock could set back disinvestment push
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Ashraf Engineer June 18, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Are you among those who have invested in the Life Insurance Corporation IPO? Since its listing on May 17, the shares have...
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Audio podcast: The flight of capital from India
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Ashraf Engineer June 4, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Reserve Bank of India data tells us that India’s capital account has been negative over the past three years. In layman’s terms,...
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Audio podcast: India faces economic, social turmoil due to climate change
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Ashraf Engineer March 26, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. You must have noticed how hot it’s gotten over the past couple of weeks. The heat wave, which usually occurs towards the...
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The post-COVID economic dichotomy of two Indias
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Amit Sahita February 14, 2022 COVID-19 and its aftermath have led to the emergence of two distinct Indias. Many families have lost their earning members, faced pay cuts, faced job losses or incurred heavy medical expenses. All these situations have...
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