By Dr. Kala Seetharam Sridhar of Public Affairs Centre and V. Sridhar of Sasken Communication Technologies. Published in The Financial Express, January 14, 2013.
A high HDI should precede India’s attempts to improve infrastructure, economic growth or attraction of investment. A high HDI entails high literacy rate, good health and nutrition, and awareness about the negative effects of poor hygiene. Thus, a high HDI is one factor which explains Sri Lanka’s solid waste management (SWM) and sanitation. [Read full article here]