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 »
Indo-US trade and investment ties

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 »
Indian FPOs

Agrarian crisis: FPOs is the way out for Indian farmers

Effective business models, high turnovers, sustainable cash flow, value-added products, and market access key to the success of FPOs. Read more »
kerala economy and assembly elections

Kerala economy: Time for soul searching on government size, welfare schemes

The new government that will take oath in May needs to put together a nuanced agenda for the Kerala economy based on broad political consensus. Read more »
triple helix model in war on covid-19

India’s war on Covid-19 a success story of triple helix model

The economic thinking of the Narendra Modi government blends well with the triple helix model’s entrepreneurial university structure. Read more »
Covid-19 vaccine drive in India needs to be stepped up

Step up Covid-19 vaccination drive to stop the second wave

The second wave may peak in mid-April if Covid-19 vaccine is not administered to most of the active population between 18 and 45 years of age as soon as possible. Read more »