All Inclusive Economic Development offers a better measurement of economic progress.

All Inclusive Economic Development: The GDP alternative offers a better measure of progress

Gross domestic product is a narrow and an inadequate metric to capture the holistic and true value of health investment, leading to economic wellbeing. Read more »

RBI policy must focus on financial system stability

In the transition from lockdown to normalcy, there will be logistics problems, supply chain disruptions and market fragmentation that need to be tackled. Read more »
The Reserve Bank of India

RBI must support government spending to kick-start growth

The Reserve Bank of India should pause rate cuts, must signal that it continues on the accommodative path and still has space for future cuts in policy rates. Read more »
tamil nadu social protection

Social protection in Tamil Nadu: Covid-19 highlights need for universal coverage

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the need to strengthen the life-cycle approach of the relatively well-developed social protection system in Tamil Nadu. Read more »
Indian farmers need government support

Covid-19: Survey highlights apathy towards farmers’ cause

A survey conducted in 14 Maharashtra districts calls for government intervention and guidance to farmers for crop diversification and on sowing decisions. Read more »
South Asia trade

South Asia trade: India must forge close economic ties to ease regional tension

The Narendra Modi government must revive its neighbour first policy and remove tariff, non-tariff barriers to trade for prosperity and peace in the region. Read more »
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Covid-19: Pregnancy and childbirth in the times of coronavirus pandemic

Current evidence suggests that pregnant women are at no greater risk of becoming seriously ill than other healthy adults if they develop coronavirus infection. Read more »
India is the largest producer of milk.

Why India should avoid milk powder imports

India became self-sufficient in milk and milk products in 1970s, Indian milk products are in demand globally and the country exported 123,877 tonnes in 2018-19. Read more »
covid vaccine race

Covid-19 vaccine: The thrilling race for the magic bullet

There was no confirmatory evidence to directly suggest that this new vaccine from Oxford will protect you from infection by the current bug. Read more »
SEASONAL FISHING BAN AND FISHERFOLK

Addressing livelihood issues of fisherfolk during fishing ban

As seasonal ban results in livelihood issues among fisherfolk, there is a need to ensure them benefit of schemes such as free ration, MGNREGA and PM-KISAN. Read more »