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Dr S S Mantha

Former Chairman of AICTE, Dr. Mantha is an eminent academician. At present he is Chancellor KL University and Adjunct Professor, NIAS, Bangalore.

Latest Articles By Dr S S Mantha

Are Elections like Poker?

Dr S S Mantha

Some are proactive and don’t need anybody’s prodding to get going. Some are active and will follow a narrative. Some are reactive and some inactive. 90% of them however are reactive whose reactions are studied sometimes and contrived most of the times.

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Can We Expect An Innovative Budget?

Dr S S Mantha

Boosting automobile industry by GST cuts and promoting hybrid and Electric Vehicles, boosting construction industry by suitable tax rate cuts, massively promoting self-redevelopment through loan melas for stalled projects and rationalising tax structures are al good ideas for the coming Budget.

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Love Is Pure And Sublime: Can It Be Jihad?

Dr S S Mantha

Our spiritual texts like Vedas and Gita do not speak of caste and interfaith marriages but a deep-rooted caste system does, seeking to prevent inter caste marriages, inter ‘gotra’ marriages and by credence, interfaith marriages.

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Buildings No More: Long Live The Digital Equaliser

Dr S S Mantha

Information is useful only if it stands on 3 A’s. Access, Affordability and Application. While ‘Access’ to information is ubiquitous and very ‘Affordable’, the ‘Application’ part of it comes only from Knowledge or Knowing what to do with information.

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Les Misérables 

Dr S S Mantha

A massive skilling effort and encouraging these State to create new employment opportunities within their jurisdictions may be a way out.

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Is This The New Normal?

Dr S S Mantha

The pandemic has completely deranged this activity leaving both students and the faculty in a quandary.

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Universities: Post CORONA

Dr S S Mantha

Our future universities must be places, where they must coexist with the industry. They must collaborate on projects that solve real-world problems. Only then will they become precincts of innovation that actively apply research for community impact.

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This Virus Has Multiple Threads

Dr S S Mantha

Can a deposit Rs.5000 in each of the Jan-Dhan accounts be made to compensate for loss of employment?

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