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

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The Engineering Turn

The Birth of an Indian Profession: Engineers, Industry, and the State, 1900–47 by Aparajith Ramnath, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2017; pp xvi + 267, ₹ 895.

Why Flyovers Will Fall

The coal secretary recently blamed the "5Cs"-- Central Vigilance Commission, Central Information Commission, Central Bureau of Investigation, Comptroller and Auditor General and the courts--for inhibiting quick and effective decision-making and impeding the country's development. The steady and continuing decline of the civil engineering profession in India has its roots in policies mandated by the Comptroller and Auditor General in regard to the procurement of consultancy services.
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