Health # Magazine Articles

India’s AI Applications in Healthcare

AI comes with a promise of overcoming a majority of healthcare barriers that beleaguer India. This feature explores few AI applications that are currently in use in India and outlines challenges that need to be overcome in the coming decade.

Migration # Population

Migration Paradox: Misrepresentation of Duration in Census Data

The percentage of migrant population in India has gone up from 30.1 per cent in 2001 to 37.64 per cent in 2011 as per the recently released data from Population Census (Fig. 1). The growth rate of migrants has jumped from 35 per cent during 1991-01 to 45 percent during 2001-11.The rise is noted both for men and women; in rural as well as urban areas. A rise is seen also in the number of migrants moving across the states, which has grown by 30 per cent compared to the population growth of less than...


Free Online Courses on Climate and Education

Students from around the world have increasingly started opting for online education. We bring to you a collection of courses from top universities to help you open new avenues to learning. INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCTIC: CLIMATE Presented by: The University of Alberta Total Duration: 4 weeks Total Cost: Free online course with USD 30 certification fee Certification: Available The University of Alberta, the University of the Arctic and University of Tromso have created a four-week...


Free Online Courses on Population

Online courses are an easy way to assure meaningful learning- only if you know what to learn and where from. We thus bring you a unique collection, designed by universities around the world to help you learn unconventionally. Rethinking Ageing: Are we prepared to live longer? Presented by:  The University of Melbourne Total Duration: 5 weeks Total Cost: Free course USD 30 certification fee Certification: Available Nearly every country around the globe is witnessing a rapid ageing...

Education # Water

Free Online Courses On Water Conservation and Management

Free online courses have helped disseminate specialised knowledge and enabled learners gain access to information at a scale previously unheard of. We present to you a few courses in the area of Water Conservation and Management to help you gain new avenues to learning. Introduction to Water and Climate Presented by:  Delft University of Technology Total Duration: 7 weeks Total Cost: Free course with USD 50 certification fee Certification: Available Latest engineering interventions...

Education # Gender Justice

Free Online Courses on Women’s Rights, Development and more

Free online courses are a resource unlike any other, which can help you gain access to knowledge in highly specialised areas. We present to you a few courses on gender, women’s rights and development, to help you gain new insights. Course 1 Name of the course: Confronting Gender Based Violence: Global Lessons for Healthcare Workers Presented by: Johns Hopkins University Course duration: 4 weeks Course cost: USD 29 Course description: This course introduces key concepts of Gender-based...

Magazine Articles # Population

Smart Cities: An Alternative Perspective

The Smart City Mission, despite the support from various ministries is lacking in several goals including pro-poor approach in addressing several issues including access to basic amenities.

Magazine Articles # Population

The State and Industries: A Fetid Nexus

The State alone can keep industries in check and pre-empt, prevent and mitigate harm to environment. The past decades however have been witness to the State itself being a part of the very activities it is supposed to restrict

Magazine Articles # Population

Housing for India’s Urban Population

India has witnessed a constant surge in the numbers of its urban population. Cities provide endless opportunities to citizens, but to make full use of them, providing equitable housing is imperative.

Magazine Articles # Population

Migration in India: A Policy Perspective

Migration has hardly been recognised as that which shapes social structures, cultures and history. Economic aspects and labour market discourse pervade migration studies as opposed to its roots in social theories.