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Corporate Boards in India

An examination of the caste diversity of Indian corporate boards of a thousand top Indian companies - accounting for four-fi fths of market capitalisation of all companies listed in the major stock indices in India - measured by the Blau index shows that their median score for 2010 is zero, indicating that there is no diversity at all. Indian corporate boards continue to remain "old boys clubs" based on caste affi liation rather than on other considerations (like merit or experience).

Para Banking in India-Some Issues

Some Issues D Ajit There is a move worldwide towards consolidation of financial services. In India, the emerging trends in the financial sector especially the overlapping forays of banks, financial institutions and NBFCs and the growing demands of infrastructure financing underscore the need for consolidation and strategic alliances.

Parallel Colleges in Kerala-Enrolment, Costs and Employment

Enrolment, Costs and Employment R Gopinathan Nair D Ajit Numerous private unregistered educational institutions, called parallel colleges, have emerged in India without governmental or other public support. The growth of such institutions in recent years has been phenomenal in Kerala. They have come to play a significant role in the field of higher education in the state.
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