Could Indian politics take a lesson from US where expert professionals are made Ministers in their domains of expertise instead of selecting unconcerned politicians?
Our health minister is a medical doctor by profession, is energetic & young...BUT... seeing the policies our chap has charted up, one is forced to think he hired a staggering drunk in Govt wine shop for 50 paisa & a pack of beedis to write up the health proposal for India.
In a nation where 80-90% of the population doesn't even have access to clean PHC level health care, our health minister thinks enforcing smoking bans is the epicenter of India's health woes. This is pure lunacy....and even worst than what our previous ministers did.
So, in a health situation where:
- majority can't afford / don't have access to even PHC.
- people can't have access to a cheap lab which tests whether medicine bought is real or fake (esp considering recent scares in this field).
- HUGE chunks of people people live in proximity of open water drains.... ...more
In America, every individual works as a spy or an informer. Wherever they find any dubious person they inform the same to police and police also reaches the spot immediately. If police find the person really doubtful they take him in custody for further investigation and if they find the doubt was baseless they pleasantly go back. In India no individual will dare take initiative to inform police because he knows very well that police will not investigate the affairs of person of doubtful integrity but torture the informer only.
In America candidates worked for one year to enlarge their domain of popularity and get popular votes and once the result was dec ...more