How To Invest In Sovereign Gold Bonds? Other Details Here

SGB is issued by Reserve Bank India on behalf of Government of India. Sovereign gold bond (SGB) scheme, a government-run scheme, allows gold investments in non-physical form. The Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme comprises government securities denominated in gold wherein investors are required to pay the issue price in cash. The bonds are redeemed in […]

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Mental health days: How teens changed the law in Oregon

Students in Oregon will be able to take mental health days in the same way they would take sick days under a new law. It’s after four teenagers successfully campaigned for the American state to introduce the legislation. Pupils will be able to have up to five days off every three months for “issues with […]

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Agri-Business Incubation Centre started in Chhattisgarh

An Agri Business Incubation Centre has started in Chhattisgarh. The centre has been set up by the Union Agriculture Ministry in Indira Gandhi Agriculture University of Raipur. AIR Raipur correspondent reports that ¬†Agri Business Incubation Centre is set up under the National Agriculture Development Scheme- RAFTAAR. The objective of the scheme is to make farming […]

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Building a business ecosystem in Coimbatore

Selvakumar Varadharajan, founder, Layman Agro Image: C P Shanmugham for Forbes India Eight years in Bengaluru until 2013 gave Selvakumar Varadharajan, 38, almost everything: Career, money, exposure to a cosmopolitan society, and the blues. The bling was blinding. Renouncing a big city life would have taken longer had this humbling realisation not dawned upon him. […]

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Paytm announces expansion in education space, wants to offer test preparation content, academic loans and more

Indian digital payments giant Paytm on Tuesday said that it is looking to significantly expand the education services category on its platform. At present, the company claims to be working with private and government educational institutions to offer admission forms, exam results, applications for government jobs, coaching, test preparations, scholarships, study abroad, skill development, certification […]

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Godrej family: Still a management lesson in family-business units?

The Godrej family has been one of the most-cited business case study of successful close-knit family businesses that has functioned without glitches for over a century. The 122-year-old conglomerate has been unfazed by any controversies surrounding traditional family-run units. Roles had been clearly defined and the third generation had their board positions across companies. Even […]

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Crisis in special educational needs drives parents to court

Court appeals against Send decisions rose to 6,374 in 2018-19, almost double the number recorded three years earlier. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer A funding shortfall for children with special educational needs has led to a surge in court appeals, as families turn to legal action to secure extra help from cash-strapped councils. With a 26% […]

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