Category Entrepreneurship, ICT and Innovation

Understanding the Smart Cities Mission: An In-Depth Explanation

Understanding the Smart Cities Mission: An In-Depth Explanation

How are smart cities defined by the government? What are the two major aspects of the Smart Cities Mission? Why is the mission considered to be exclusionary to many? Did the SCM override the 74th Constitutional Amendment? The story so far: The Smart Cities Mission (SCM), a flagship programme of the NDA-1 government, has taken a back seat in this year’s list of poll promises and achievements. What are smart cities? The term ‘Smart City’ has been used widely ever since 2009, after the great financial crash. Smart cities were defined by urban practitioners as new Silicon Valleys built with a strong integration of a network of airports, highways, and other types of communications, a so-called intellectual city with advanced ICT.
The Intersection Of Data Protection Act 2023 And Employee Privacy Rights: Balancing Workplace Surveillance And Data Security

The Intersection Of Data Protection Act 2023 And Employee Privacy Rights: Balancing Workplace Surveillance And Data Security

The intention of passing the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 (“the DPDP Act”) by the government was to protect the private information of the citizens. This applies to the workplaces where the data related to employees is collected and processed for different reasons such as insurance, medical records, financial security benefits and other similar reasons.
India's Defence Sector is Moving in the Right Direction

India’s Defence Sector is Moving in the Right Direction

India’s defense export revenue touched a record high of Rupees 15,920 crore for FY23. This was more than 10 times New Delhi’s defence export revenue of Rupees 1,521 crore during 2016-17. What makes this export record even more astonishing is that, only a decade ago, India was exporting arms worth a marginal Rupees 686 crore.
Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Entrepreneurs in India

In a dynamic and rapidly evolving socio-economic landscape, the intersection of entrepreneurship and public policy plays a pivotal role in shaping the future of a nation. As India surges forward in its developmental journey, there is an increasing need for individuals with a keen understanding of both entrepreneurial spirit and policy frameworks. For students of entrepreneurship looking to make a meaningful impact, a career in public policy offers a unique avenue for influence and change
Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India

Navigating Careers in Public Policy for Aspiring Finance Professionals in India

In a rapidly evolving global landscape, the importance of sound public policies cannot be overstated. As India positions itself as a major player on the world stage, the need for skilled individuals in crafting and implementing effective policies has become more pronounced. While public policy may seem like a domain primarily for those with a background in political science or sociology, it is equally relevant for students of accounts and finance. This article explores the burgeoning opportunities in public policy for finance enthusiasts in India and highlights the value of IMPRI online courses in shaping a successful career path.