'Harmonisation of academic standards required among SAARC countries'

Harmonisation of academic standards is required for better collaboration in educational cooperation among the SAARC countries, a state government education department official said here on Tuesday.

'ICAR should focus on development of intellectual properties'

"Today knowledge and technology are becoming the property rights and it brings benefits for those who own it," Sen said while delivering the foundation day lecture of Agrinnovate India Ltd.

Show-cause notices to 30 coal block allottees next month

Planning Commission Member Abhijit Sen Monday termed it exaggeration, the likely huge rise in government's subsidy burden on account of implementing the proposed National Food Security Bill, as suggested in some quarters.

Improve economic model to forecast GDP: Abhijit Sen

Concerned over the widening difference between growth projections and actual realisations, the Planning Commission has made a case for improving the economic model to project GDP.

Mismanagement of food system causing inflation: Abhijit Sen

Attributing high inflation to mismanagement of food system, Planning Commission Member Abhijit Sen Sunday underlined the need for greater coordination between trade and other policies to deal with the situation.