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