Ukraine conflict and UN reforms

Russian invasion of Ukraine highlights need for UN reforms

The Ukraine conflict will amplify the call for UN reforms as the Russian veto in the Security Council stopped the UN from effectively intervening to stop the war. Read more »
long-term savings instrument

A secure savings instrument can solve growth, social security riddles

A savings instrument offering 12% tax-free yield over a 10-year period can trigger the virtuous circle of growth, curtail inflation and create jobs. Read more »
Budget 2022 focus on infrastructure

Budget 2022: Focus on infrastructure, jobs, social security

Budget 2022 must invest in infrastructure to generate jobs, enhance incomes and boost demand in the economy. Read more »
Fiscal policies must target inclusive growth

Widening inequality has serious repercussions for Indian economy

Despite India’s achievements on the economic front, widening income inequality remains a concern. Read more »
Farm laws repealed

Farm laws must widen MSP coverage, ensure profitability

With the repeal of farm laws, it is important to evolve a better MSP regime that offers better prices and more farming options. Read more »
multidimensional poverty report by niti aayog

Multidimensional Poverty: Niti Aayog report points to need for course correction

The political leadership must take National Multidimensional Poverty Index seriously and focus on deprivation in parameters such as health, education and living standards. Read more »
COP26 draft agreement and fight against climate change

COP26 draft agreement: Humanity just scored a big win

COP26 draft agreement showed sincerity towards fighting climate change, instead of engaging in meaningless rhetoric. Read more »
Fiscal policies must target inclusive growth

Common household database panacea for human development woes

A common household database will enable policy makers to have real-time verified data on all family members, allowing better targeting of welfare schemes. Read more »
Ongoing coal shortage in India

Coal shortage: Govt policy must focus on steady supply

The current coal shortage in India is caused by a sharp increase in power demand from the economy that is recovering from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
one district one product

Govt must change tack for one district one product success

The success of one district one product scheme depends on a paradigm shift -- from planning for schemes to planning for activities. Read more »