Monthly Archives: September 2007

Corporates addressing Social Concerns

Reliance Industries now wants to enter into HealthCare working on developing 1500 Primary HealthCare Centers (PHC) in-line with the Government Health System in India. Reliance would want to Invest Rs.25,000 Crores into this venture. In the article, there is a questions which has been put across whether this would fit into the Corporate responsibility or… Read More »

Drive to Vizag

I have been to Vizag earlier on my Scorpio. This is the second time, but still wanted to write a few lines of my memoirs of this drive (I am still in Vizag and will go back during the weekend). I left Bangalore on 14 September morning at around 5:25 AM. It was raining heavily… Read More »

HealthCare Personnel in India

The number of registered Doctors in India has increased from 61,800 in 1951 to 6,45,825 in 2005, which translates to 0.61 Doctors for every 1000 people. To give a comparative analysis, Cuba has 5.91 Doctors for every 1000 people in 2002.India has 5.9 Doctors, 0.8 Nurses and 0.47 Mid-Wives for 1,000 people which add up… Read More »

IT Department Blog

I was pretty impressed with Income Tax Department, Government of India having a Blog and someone updating it regularly with few FAQ’s. See for yourself – http://www.incometaxindia.gov.in:8080/itblog/default/

Online Grievances in India

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances which falls under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has initiated the Online Public Grievance Lodging and Monitoring System which you could use to record any of your grievances to the Government. India is truly developing and these are small steps to reach there. So, next… Read More »

Online Grievances in India

Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances which falls under the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions has initiated the Online Public Grievance Lodging and Monitoring System which you could use to record any of your grievances to the Government. India is truly developing and these are small steps to reach there. So, next… Read More »

OCC Meet on 2 Sep 07

Today, we had another meeting of OCC@Bangalore. Actually, during the first meet, they have decided to meet once in 15 days (I didn’t know this as I left early that day). So, going forward, OCC@Bangalore will be meeting alternative Sunday’s at a location discussed and agreed on the mailing list. It was interesting as around… Read More »

9 C's of Leadership

Times of India, on 31 August 2007, published an interesting column by Lee Iaccoca. In this article he writes of the 9 C’s which he feels will make a leader: A leader has to be Creative A leader has to show Curiosity A leader has to Communicate A leader has to be a person of… Read More »