Geeks

How To File MCD Property Tax

Indian government websites and apps have forever been a tough nut to crack. Include in it the Aarogya Setu app, L&DO website (Central government) or the MCD website. Although they do help us get some work done faster but may be they want us not to forget the legacy of unnecessary delay and bureaucratic easily. May be it is part of their "Business" requirements. Anyway, before something changes, or breaks on the latest MCD process of filing the Property Taxes, here's the process for you: What I figured recently was that the old website of MCD has changed, and they si

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How to Get Started with Your Financial Goalsetting

There is one thing common among all human beings - that is that they're all different. It's the same with our aspirations, beliefs, and circumstances. They're very different even when we're in the same age group, or if we studied in the same college. That's what makes financial goalsetting a rather unique planning with no one size fits all solution. Here's Mr Bean's journey, his situation but the process he followed could benefit others as well. Confide in someone who knows: There is a concept of a sniper approach versus a machine gun approach in management. A machine

Toastmasters

How To Structure an Evaluation Contest Speech

What's most important as an evaluator is to have an evaluation framework ready. It could be different for you and me, and it could be different even for you at different occasions. But the main point is to have a framework ready. As a matter of fact, the same thing applies to impromptu (Table Topic) speeches as well. If you have that you could use your initial 15-20 seconds to put the topic in that framework, before giving it a go. While one can simply say that the Beginning, Body and Close (BBC) is already there, then why does one need anything else. Well, the reason is th

Agilists

My Journey to Professional Scrum Master with Kanban (PSK1) Certification

This is a real time journey to my PSK1 certification. It's raw and caters my process of learning in general and collection of information specific to PSK1 certification. After all, a lot of the blockbuster blogs originated from what started from scratching their own itch. So, here we go, with mine Background: Office is offering Agile certifications and I would love to avail one. But going in for the CSM or PSM would be an overkill for me. After all, I am already an ACP certified professional and a SAFE Agilist. Although it has been a while since those certifications. 2-3

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HOW Did the First Indian PSU Turn Around?

ITI, Indian Telephones Industries, was the 1st Indian PSU. It was established in 1948 to serve the telephony requirements primarily those of the government. With the privatisation in 80s and liberalisation in 1990s the company was thrown open to competition which evenutally led to it being declared a sick unit in 2003-4. But the story doesn't end there. Logo of ITI, then called Indian Telephones Industries The light at the end of the tunnel came when Central government sanctioned ₹4,150 crore for ITI Ltd. in February 2014. Since then, ITI Limited geared itself