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Demise of a media baron... The Jan Dhan bonanza Return to king coal for urea... Tribute – UCAL Selvan… SoA @ 80 Poor representation for Kerala and TN in Cabinet Mu Sigma – is no more Medical costs hit the roof... Scientists urged to take up farmer-oriented research Delhi Chalo... An informal presentation - analytical, forward locking... Vibrant Gujarat Fortune for Indian Airlines PPP mode for upgrading Corporation Hospitals Align crops to agro climate endowments… Make standards certification mandatory... Kulandai was a giant Kudos to NDTV... MHC should not return to its old indisciplined ways Preserving for the future West Bengal: mindless malignancy Padma Bhushan for A Ramakrishna Chennai and Kolkata miss opportunity to grow as Delhi and Mumbai Readers' Mail Strengthen the base... Small units prefers to remain small... CRS, a jewel among managers, is no more. Cleaning Ganga – relocate tanneries and install electric crematoria The power-full Hindujas Liberal imports idling indigenous capacities Infrastructure funding – lessons learnt Cutting the nose to spite the face No engine for this car Build close rapport with business leaders Whistle-Stop Tour of Raghuram Rajan Editor's Notes The brown list of Venkitaramanan L&T: focus on infrastructure and more infrastructure… The balancing act A professional at the helm of IRDA... Of course, Gujarat is vibrant Tihar, Puzhal not different from Parappana Agrahara Like Hinduism: many paths to reach God... The Swadeshi Trump Paytm karo... A think tank for Chennai Welcome thrust on trade in Modi’s foreign visits... Rs.1600 crore paper board plant of TNPL Naidu will soon build a new Hyderabad All eyes on Sankara Nethralaya Nuclear power at the nucleus Delhi is distant Godspeed, Chief Minister JJ Welcome focus on core competence Roaring Ro-Ro facility When nations steal growth from one another… Revive development banks... Recognition to role of NBFCs.... Marketing expert Balagopal is no more Welcome GST More Shakthi to Das’ elbow Airlines in India: cost and space Adharma of opposition politics Another Indian music maestro at the UN A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Alexa – Talking Wikipedia When TN politicians can emulate Kerala's Tough task taking states together Mersal magnified Maximising the micro pricing … Tax agriculture Tribute – M V Murugappan Colour-Chem’s colourful KRVS Welcome changes that testify to Jayalalithaa’s return to health Delhi returns to BJP Funding the un-funded Banning booze... L&T- the specialty of special purpose vehicles Solar, solar everywhere … Permanent secretariat for TN GIM A more liberated TN… Bihar elections - the Rajaji formula worked Valli, they are more marginalised Polls and promises Why land prices zoom in TN? When small is no larger beautiful.. Moily’s bold thrust Remembering Indira Sivasailam... Secularism and anti-Hinduism Breaththrough in malaria control Kinetic Karnataka The few handicaps... Intellectual of rare qualities Quality silica from Neyveli Modi storms Silicon Valley Insurance companies bleeding, yet no decision on increasing FDI limit! He saved millions from starvation... Waning interest in public discussions… Put expensive assets created to use... Plummeting profits of PSBs More heat than light Shale gas and its shallow future Air Asia India will set new benchmarks for budget travel Not just in-laws (and outlaws); they’ve renowned academics at the helm! Computation of GDP – conundrums continue Sweeter prospects for sugar More tributes to GR F C Kohli - his concerns all embracing Rahman at CIC No Maha Koottani in TN... TN-leverage strength of BHEL, NLC... Shipping woes of Chennai companies Measuring roof tops in terms of KW/MW The why of tax incentives The rise and fall of Annamalai University Wanted: a second airport for Chennai Tatas moving out of urea production... Limit foreign borrowings to hi-tech, export potential projects... Naidu’s return augurs well for Seemandhra IPL - no surprise this scam Where a state respects its litterateurs… Solar thermal shines… TELANGANA at last…BUT Dr C Rangarajan returns to Chennai A proud Madrasi Where is Rajaji? Engineering seats go abegging Convulsions in The Hindu Boy, can you beat these? London, London Narayan When online building permits work…. Tatas moving out of urea production... CII projects higher growth… Wise Presidents Reliance’s TV – 18 ready to launch Tamil News Channel Haul over the coal S V Raju – a ‘good’ true liberal Which side are you, Montek? Road development slows down Making ‘my Amaravati’... Excel Generators provide the vital back-up Towards speedy justice Five star activism stalls development activity GNS - 100: our first subscriber More Shakti to resource mobilisation... Discoms deserve better… Tribute – Manikam Ramaswami Contrarian cousins Quality education through the PPP mode A Grand Finale for SN’s MS centenary at the US… Fuel for thought A rich pool of talent not utilised…. For whom the bell tolls? He continues the focus on social amelioration Silver Years of Madras Musings Streamlining mandatory third party cover Things happen by accident and not by design... Varuna (rain) in 2015; Vaayu (air) in 2016. Chennai devastated Fortune 500 review When the President was rendered homeless… The sea- saw battle continues... Lalu’s envy, India’s pride Lesson from Chandrababu Naidu Tribute IAS invades NDDB... The Ports’ Pasha expands into Tamil Nadu TN accounts for the largest recruits by the IT sector Music happens Odisha: spectacular win by Naveen Patnaik Auto components surge… ONGC at KG Basin Fall in crude prices help in oil sector reform Noble nonagenarians... Diamond jubilee of Egmore Samskrt School Sweet news for TN sugar mills Robber barons everywhere Bihar – Nitish Kumar adopts the Lalu model A yen for wastage… China invests in India Revving up the manufacturing sector …and of a popular trade leader GM Technology at last! R Sridhar steps down as CEO of Shriram Capital There was flood of milk. Reason: no milk commissioner! When Ratan Tata visited SRM Protest masters... This scant respect for Law Come elections, come advertisements... Focus on quality of power - its only around 170-180V Parliament in paralysis... Building loyalty through the stomach Adapt Vajpayee dinner diplomacy New IT products of Ramco in the pipeline… Muffled voices for merit… Increasing non co-operation of state leaders S Ramanathan – a versatile musician, musicologist A friendly business group CIPET hqrs to stay at Guindy – for the present? Eternal support for capitalisation of PS banks Poor quality of university VCs The ‘Jayanthi Tax.’ B H Kothari - a tribute Should we change the official year? A welcome initiative by the judiciary to the lack of interest on the part of these to focus on original research. This despite the much lower costs of such research in India. The industry which thrived on the protection of a closed economy and the advantage of a vast domestic market, has failed to organise its evolution on healthy lines Shanti and Sadhana through Music The rise and rise of KCP The star of Spencers is no more TGS- The king storyteller Why this malaise in medical education? Online not in line with brick and mortar businesses... EEC at the National Media Centre The nuclear option A glass full of corruption EVM is tamper-proof Russi Mody – a tribute PC’s preference for professionals A C Muthiah – his munificent bequeaths to science Multi-faceted Venkat CSR and CMI: promise of another Srinivasan Ramanujan... An inexplicable neglect Sri Lanka votes for change No mega rail project for Tamil Nadu Land reclamation from sea appears cheaper! Don’t seem to feel the pulse… Cement prices continue to rise… Editor's Says TIAM turns a full cycle WTO Meet: resolved to meet again How Air-India loses customs... Gay abandon in pricing Pharma – overdose of copying Shaming of Tamils by Tamil farmers at Delhi Modi and the lady TN – agglomerate land holdings without alienating ownership An enemy’s enemy is a friend The Gulf aviation boom Delhi is distant… Inflation: are we emulating Argentina and Brazil? The ‘Ayyo-yes’ is no more IPL type auction for VCs? For whom the MIDS bell tolls? Telangana in top gear… Gas is the way forward
 
Tribute

In the 1980s Rammohan Rao  was the Principal Information Officer of the Government of India and head of the Press Information Bureau. I remember Rao’s tenure as among the notable ones. Those years witnessed a frequent change in finance minister. I remember during 1986-91 there were seven finance ministers and four prime ministers, with similar changes in the Union Cabinet. Suave and gentle Rammohan maintained close rapport with these. The Economic Editors Conferences, spread over three days, provided opportunities to interact with policymakers as also to update on the performance and concerns of the different economic ministries. 

Long after his retirement, Rammohan’s counsel was put to good use by several state governments like J&K and Punjab. He provided necessary contacts with Punjab that enabled us to produce a comprehensive issue on the state’s economy in 2000. 

Rammohan was also a director on the board of Karnataka Bank. In his demise, the Indian information service has lost one of its active professionals. 



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