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Dr. Krishna M

Associate Professor & Head of Department, Department of Economics and Finance, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Department of Economics and Finance
6165-I, New Academic Building (NAB)
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani
Vidya Vihar, Pilani 333031, Rajasthan, India
Phones: +91 1596 255311(D); +91 1596 255271(O)

Media Coverage

 

Rajasthan farmers benefited from solar water pumps: Study (The Hindu, September 28, 2018)

A scientific study conducted by Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, has found mismatch between investment in solar energy sources and employment generation in the sector, but has stated that the farmers in Rajasthan have immensely benefited from the solar photovoltaic (SPV) water pumping systems.

The study has also found a significant decline in the consumption of fuel in the agriculture sector. Scientist Krishna M. led the study as the principal investigator of a project funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research for addressing some distinct aspects of renewable and non-renewable energy sources at micro and macro levels [Excerpt from the article].

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A report on the economic benefits of renewable and non-renewable energy sources (The Indian Express, October 11, 2018)

India is set to become the youngest country by 2020 (The Hindu, April 18, 2018)

Every third person in an Indian city today is a youth. In about seven years, the median individual in India will be 29 years, very likely a city-dweller, making it the youngest country in the world. India is set to experience a dynamic transformation as the population burden of the past turns into a demographic dividend, but the benefits will be tempered with social and spatial inequalities [Excerpt from the article].