"MSMEs are the spine of the nation" KK Jalan is a 1982-batch IAS officer of Haryana cadre. An MPhil in Mathematics and Public Administration from Punjab University, Chandigarh. Hard task master, efficient and honest, Jalan was the first IAS officer to serve five districts of Haryana as Deputy Commissioner—Bhiwani, Rewari, Sonepat, Karnal and Faridabad. Now Jalan has been assigned the task to look after the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Ministry, one of the focus areas of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s plan to generate more employment. Jalan spoke to Editor Anil Tyagi at length on plans and future roadmap of MSMEs.
This issue explains all the information one should be aware of regarding the National Debate on Government Service-60 or 33 years. An analysis on National Skills Mission and 'After Aurangzeb, who?', a topic that deals with name change of Aurangzeb Road in Lutyens’ Delhi.