|Statement: The sale of a particular product has gone down considerably causing great concern to the company. Courses of Action: The company should make a proper study of rival products in the market. The price of the product should be reduced and quality improved.
|Statement: The Asian Development Bank has approved a $285 million loan to finance a project to construct coal ports by Paradip and Madras Port Trusts. Courses of Action: India should use financial assistance from other international financial organisations to develop such ports in other places. India should not seek such financial assistance from the international financial agencies.
|Statement: Doordarshan is concerned about the quality of its programmes particularly in view of stiff competition it is facing from STAR and other satellite TV channels and is contemplating various measures to attract talent for its programmes. Courses of Action: In an effort to attract talent, the Doordarshan has decided to revise its fee structure for the artists. The fee structure should not be revised until other electronic media also revise it.
|Statement: The Minister said that the teachers are still not familiarised with the need, importance and meaning of population education in the higher education system. They are not even clearly aware about their role and responsibilities in the population education programme. Courses of Action: Population education programme should be included in the college curriculum. Orientation programme should be conducted for teachers on population education
|Statement: A recent study shows that children below five die in the cities of the developing countries mainly from diarrhoea and parasitic intestinal worms. Courses of Action: Governments of the developing countries should take adequate measures to improve the hygienic conditions in the cities. Children below five years in the cities of the developing countries need to be kept under periodic medical check-up.