ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Rajivlochan

Inequities in Health, Agrarian Distress and a Policy of Avoidance

The absence of first level healthcare facilities and the high cost of treating even routine illnesses are the immediate problems in the existing healthcare system as also the fact that high costs do not necessarily imply reliability of treatment. No insurance scheme or altruistic healthcare providers can address these problems. The solution lies in strengthening the public healthcare system.

Rejuvenating Agriculture with the Help of the Small Farmer

The small farmer might be the solution to the ongoing crisis in the farming sector in India. Policies need to be geared towards helping small farmers perform agricultural operations and marketing their products with greater efficiency. Instead, current policies are hoping to dispossess farmers of their livelihood and push them into some hitherto non-existent industrial gulag.