Keeping Pace with Technological Dynamics by Shri Sitaram Dixit
In this article, the author has said that understanding consumer worries and expectations about the digital medium and striving to find ways to build trust is by itself a big challenge for policy makers
The second lead article by Jandhyala B.G. Tilak discusses issues of financing of education in such a vast country like India with high levels of illiteracy. He calls for a comprehensive national plan of funding covering at least the next 10-20 years. He emphasizes the need to invest in teacher training, teacher-learning material, laboratories, libraries and quality research in universities and calls for greater State funding for these to promote quality and standards in education.