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Development for All: Social security and the G20
Dec 06, 2022

Development for All: Social security and the G20

Devising sustainable models of social security systems and expanding their coverage should be an imperative agenda for the G20

Development of Northeast and Modi's policy with its neighbours
Jun 26, 2014

Development of Northeast and Modi's policy with its neighbours

Along with proposing new measures and initiatives, the Narendra Modi government should focus on completing the already proposed projects that would benefit the region like the implementation of the Kaladan Multimodal transit project with Myanmar.

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific
Oct 04, 2023

Development partnerships for food security: India in the Indo-Pacific

By collaborating with neighbouring countries, India can serve as a catalyst for positive change and promote food security and sustainable development

70 Policies — Development Finance Institutions, 1948
Aug 02, 2018

70 Policies — Development Finance Institutions, 1948

In their new avatars, ICICI Bank and IDBI Bank command the size and scale to repeat that performance for household finance, while IFCI is teetering un

70 Policies — Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951
Aug 02, 2018

70 Policies — Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951

The law declared “in the public interest” — a term that would get echoed over the next five decades for several laws and policies, to mean the c

A double-edged sword: China’s model of development partnerships & the Indo-Pacific
Jul 11, 2023

A double-edged sword: China’s model of development partnerships & the Indo-Pacific

With the launch of its Global Development Initiative in 2021, China is looking to recalibrate and redefine its outlook towards development cooperation

A new development paradigm for sustainable development: A case study of Dhun, Rajasthan
Mar 20, 2021

A new development paradigm for sustainable development: A case study of Dhun, Rajasthan

The Dhun Project aspires to create a microcosm in a 500-acre ecological reserve, comprising of living, working, learning, recreational and research sp

A tale of four manifestos in the battle over Bengal: The development dimension
Apr 05, 2021

A tale of four manifestos in the battle over Bengal: The development dimension

One thing is pretty sure from the manifestos. Political parties are more interested in showing the carrots that are readily saleable to their electora

Accelerating infrastructure development in the post-pandemic era
Jul 13, 2022

Accelerating infrastructure development in the post-pandemic era

The government needs to undertake more targeted policies to ensure that the inflow of investments is adequate to finance infrastructure development.

Addressing inequities for balanced urban development of Delhi
Apr 20, 2011

Addressing inequities for balanced urban development of Delhi

A select group of urban sector professionals in the government and the civil society acknowledge that the problems of inequity observed in almost all Indian towns and cities could be overcome by adopting a balanced and participatory approach to urban development.

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals
Nov 25, 2021

Afghan refugee crisis and its impact on Sustainable Development Goals

The global community needs to address the Afghanistan refugee crisis if it aims to achieve the SDGs by 2030.

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
May 25, 2023

African Human Capital investment: Crucial to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals

Multiple overlapping global crises—such as the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change-related natural disasters, and regional armed conflicts—have high

Africa’s structural transformation: The untapped potential of India’s development partnerships
Jan 29, 2018

Africa’s structural transformation: The untapped potential of India’s development partnerships

Given Africa’s unusual pattern of structural transformation, India could be a natural partner as far as the search for new development models is concerned.

An incomplete transformation: Multilateral development banks and the green infrastructure gap
Aug 17, 2023

An incomplete transformation: Multilateral development banks and the green infrastructure gap

The global effort to meet the targets set by the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals will depend crucially on reforming the structure of development finance. Mobilising private capital will be an essential part of this effort, and existing development finance institutions, led by the complex of multilateral development banks (MDBs), will have to re-orient their strategies and functioning to prioritise this mobi

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens
May 16, 2019

Approaching sustainable development through an urban lens

Urbanisation is not the problem. It is actually the solution to achieving true sustainability and establishing a closed loop circular economy.

Are Indian CO2 emissions development-oriented?
Oct 22, 2021

Are Indian CO2 emissions development-oriented?

As the third-largest emitter of carbon dioxide, India needs to chart a development plan rooted in green initiatives to achieve the 1.5 ℃ climate tar

Are recent reforms in China’s development cooperation programme effective?
Oct 03, 2023

Are recent reforms in China’s development cooperation programme effective?

Although China has initiated steps to improve its development cooperation programme, many of the commitments have yet to materialise

Assessing the ‘sustainability’ of development diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific
May 16, 2024

Assessing the ‘sustainability’ of development diplomacy in the Indo-Pacific

Development cooperation in the Indo-Pacific is vital for sustainable growth and addressing common vulnerabilities; however, it is becoming overly comp

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs
Aug 12, 2022

Asymmetric development geometries and SDGs

The global shortages in resources have had skewed effects on the developed and the developing world, with the latter finding it more challenging to

Battle of development narratives: EU-Africa relations in the multipolar world
May 19, 2021

Battle of development narratives: EU-Africa relations in the multipolar world

While once hegemonic, the Western model of development cannot claim to be morally superior in today’s multipolar world.

BCIM corridor key to development of border regions
Dec 19, 2013

BCIM corridor key to development of border regions

The BCIM economic corridor has the potential of transforming a conflict zone into a cooperation zone. This can happen only if adequate measures are taken to check any possible negative impacts of the corridor by involving all of the key stakeholders.

Beyond government: Role of new actors in India’s development cooperation
May 02, 2021

Beyond government: Role of new actors in India’s development cooperation

There is immense potential for tech startups, social entrepreneurs and civil society organisations to become partners in India’s development coopera

Bhutan: Sustainable development through organic farming
Mar 22, 2013

Bhutan: Sustainable development through organic farming

The small Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan, surrounded by two giant regional superpowers, India and China, is showing the world that simple resolve and strong political will can pave way for a huge change.

Bhutan’s 20-year economic development and transition to democracy: An assessment of India’s role
May 24, 2023

Bhutan’s 20-year economic development and transition to democracy: An assessment of India’s role

Neighbours India and Bhutan have shared five decades of friendly ties. Using as a backdrop Bhutan’s transition from a monarchy to democracy beginning in 1998, this brief makes an assessment of India’s role in Bhutan’s economic development in the past 20 years.  It looks at India’s contribution to Bhutan in terms of trade, hydropower enrichment, and development cooperation. The brief argues that India and Bhutan’s relations have endured

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development
Jan 18, 2024

Bhutan’s goal of a green city: Pathways for a syncretic Indo-Bhutan development

Bhutan’s forthcoming urban expansion will be a great opportunity for Indian urban planners to closely observe an urbanism model rooted in the ethos

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development
May 24, 2023

BIMSTEC and the fourth industrial revolution: The role of technology in regional development

After a hiatus of almost two decades, the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) appears poised to once again assume significance in regional affairs. The renewed vigour has already resulted in a fresh agreement on tangible areas of cooperation and ways of resuscitating the organisation. This brief examines the role that will be played by technology and digital skilling in BIMSTEC’s goals toward

Blue Economy under Indian G20 Presidency: Not an altruistic intent, but a development imperative
Jan 07, 2023

Blue Economy under Indian G20 Presidency: Not an altruistic intent, but a development imperative

Given the global importance of the Blue Economy, India’s G20 Presidency brings about the unique opportunity to prioritise the BE for the purpose for growth, green economy and social equity.

Borrowed development fails
Dec 26, 2012

Borrowed development fails

The problem with the Indian state is less to do with capacity, than the state-society interaction being constrained by political dynamics. The state measures continue to be captive to narrow, patronage-driven political imperatives that are highly embedded in political returns at national and state levels.