public health communication amid Covid-19 pandemic

Build on trust: Creating successful public health communication amid Covid-19

Trust is the cornerstone of effective public health communication where government makes people feel empowered in a way that makes them feel they are in control. Read more »
Confusion over cryptocurrencies in India

Legends of the fall: Govt, RBI must clarify on cryptocurrencies

While the government is sending out confusing signals on cryptocurrencies, currency regulator RBI has been silent for a long time. Read more »
more GST sops needed

Govt must unleash more GST concessions amid Covid-19 crisis

In the light of the gloomy economic growth forecasts, the government must announce big ticket GST sops to mitigate the crisis triggered by Covid-19. Read more »
liberalisation and employment of women

Women and employment: How economic liberalisation failed to address inequalities

A study of economic development in South Asia reveals the inability of the economies to generate quality employment, especially for women. Read more »
unemployment in india

Unemployment, uncertainty chipping away at India’s demographic dividend

Creating decent and sustainable employment opportunities for youth to move out of poverty will help realise the demographic dividend offered by India’s youthful population. Read more »
job loss among women due to Covid-19 outbreak

Women bear the brunt of job losses as Covid-19 devastates Indian economy

The government must strengthen access to social protection and step up public spending to compensate job losses suffered by women in the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
India fertilizer policy

Fertilizer policy 2021: Govt faces Hobson’s choice on price hikes

A two-pronged fertilizer policy for efficient use of nutrients can help the industry tide over the crisis triggered by high raw material prices. Read more »
Civil society and sustainable development goals

Vibrant civil society key to achieving sustainable development goals

Achieving sustainable development goals is not possible without breaching the framework of elite civil society organisations working with big corporates and bureaucratic elites. Read more »
future of corporate governance

Future perfect: Five pivots to governance, corporate culture

Corporate governance in future will cater to a world which is seeking to fulfil emerging demand tailor made to the individual consumer. Read more »
China to shun export-led growth

Two to tango: A case for strengthening Indo-US trade, investment ties

Indo-US trade volumes are way below potential. While engaging the US in a strategic partnership, India should focus on its developmental needs. Read more »