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Building Resilience in India’s Power Sector
Jul 21, 2023

Building Resilience in India’s Power Sector

India’s power sector requires sustained efforts to achieve the power generating capacity target of approximately 1.2 terawatts by 2047. It needs such capacity to meet the demands of economic growth and achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 7 of providing universal electricity access. At the same time, the country also needs to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to meet commitments to global climate action agreements. This paper revi

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?
Dec 02, 2019

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?

Bringing the private sector centre-stage requires a sea change in the manner of its participation and its role in nation-building.

Can India consider an FTA with Australia in critical minerals?
Aug 26, 2020

Can India consider an FTA with Australia in critical minerals?

Economic growth in current times will ask for identifying new, efficient ways of increased productivity, ways to integrate policy priorities across di

Can India steer the justice agenda at COP27?
Nov 12, 2022

Can India steer the justice agenda at COP27?

The COP27 can serve as a platform for India to rally for climate justice and further its climate agenda during its upcoming G20 presidency

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?
Apr 26, 2019

Can the 2019 elections resolve India’s growth headwinds?

India’s economic future faces two imminent headwinds. The 2019 elections cannot solve them if priorities focus on immediacy over the long run. Creat

Capital Flows in the Quantitative Easing Era: Building Resilience in Emerging Economies
Sep 13, 2023

Capital Flows in the Quantitative Easing Era: Building Resilience in Emerging Economies

This paper highlights the risks that emerging economies are exposed to given the extended use of Unconventional Monetary Policies in advanced economies. It also explores how financial resilience of emerging economies can be increased to ensure stable economic growth.

Catalysing Cultural Entrepreneurship in India
Aug 14, 2023

Catalysing Cultural Entrepreneurship in India

Cultural entrepreneurship promotes a country’s heritage, resources and creative talents through products, services, and experiences. It shapes the country’s cultural economy; enables economic growth, innovation, and sociocultural development; and, when exported, contributes towards building soft power. India, with a millennia-old heritage, indigenous knowledge systems, and practices, has the potential to become a leading cultural and

Cementing the BRICS as an effective economic bloc
Jul 24, 2014

Cementing the BRICS as an effective economic bloc

The BRICS is growing more relevant and increasingly institutionalised. Economic growth rates continue to outpace the rest of the developing world. According to the UNDP, Brazil, China and India's combined GDP will be greater than the combined GDP of the US, the UK, Canada, France, Germany and Italy by 2020.

Census 2021: Likely confirmation of past urbanisation trends
Aug 03, 2020

Census 2021: Likely confirmation of past urbanisation trends

How do states rank in 2021 in terms of urbanisation? What impact does reverse migration on account of COVID-19 have on demography and economy?

Chinese nationalism, with socialist characteristics?
Jul 12, 2021

Chinese nationalism, with socialist characteristics?

China’s communist party has survived where others have failed — a testament to its capacity to adapt and reinvent itself with the times. Mao’s successors put ideology aside and focused instead on economic growth.  Yet today, under Xi Jinping’s leadership, there is much lip-service paid to the ideology of the communist past, even while key communist principles like collectivism are actively undermined. With a slowing down economy, communi

Commerce and connectivity for enhancing trade in the Indo-Pacific
Dec 14, 2021

Commerce and connectivity for enhancing trade in the Indo-Pacific

Countries in the Indo-Pacific region would have to enhance regional integration and align their policies in order to propel economic revival in the po

Containment threat to China
Dec 22, 2020

Containment threat to China

The Chinese are now seeking to finesse a situation where their continued economic growth requires them to open up their service and financial sectors in the world, while preventing their adversaries from using this to undermine the CPC control of China.

Covid Corrections: How the Pandemic Reveals the Failures of India’s Growth Model
May 24, 2023

Covid Corrections: How the Pandemic Reveals the Failures of India’s Growth Model

The COVID-19 pandemic can serve as an opportunity for India to redefine its approach to economic growth. The policy objective should be that once the threat of the current pandemic subsides, the country will not return to business-as-usual mode and rather build an economy for the future. The Indian government has declared that it is considering measures towards distress mitigation, relief disbursement, and a revival of growth. At the same time, h

COVID19: Shivraj Singh Chouhan initiates Reforms 2.0 in Madhya Pradesh
May 08, 2020

COVID19: Shivraj Singh Chouhan initiates Reforms 2.0 in Madhya Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh has demonstrated that it has the political will and the intent to deliver concrete measures to revive a sagging economy due to COVID19.

Cyber Arms Race in Space: Exploring India’s Next Steps
Sep 14, 2023

Cyber Arms Race in Space: Exploring India’s Next Steps

Indias reliance on outer space has become critical in its social and economic growthstories in addition to its transformative impact in the national security context. With growingreliance comes vulnerability to adversarial attempts to harm Indias capabilities, particularlyfrom the new threat of cyber warfare. Even as countries including India have debated the need todevelop certain counter-space capabilities, such as demonstration of an ASAT capa

Dangers of optimism: India needs to guard against turning complacent
Sep 03, 2019

Dangers of optimism: India needs to guard against turning complacent

An unshakable optimism about the long-term destiny of India's economy is counter-productive at moments of crisis

Debt restructuring of vulnerable countries
Jun 21, 2023

Debt restructuring of vulnerable countries

Debt for climate swap has the capacity to promote climate action and potentially contribute to macroeconomic stability

Developed countries can ignore macro-economic reality but India can't
Oct 29, 2020

Developed countries can ignore macro-economic reality but India can't

Hard work on inflation means there is monetary space in this crisis; but years of mismanagement means there is no fiscal firepower

Developing a regional Single Window System in the Indian Ocean Region
Jun 02, 2023

Developing a regional Single Window System in the Indian Ocean Region

India and Australia can support the development of a Single Window System in fellow Indian Ocean Region states for trade facilitation at the regional

Digital connectivity as an enabling factor in Asian resurgence
Dec 15, 2021

Digital connectivity as an enabling factor in Asian resurgence

In the post pandemic world, Asia could exploit the growing digital connectivity to overcome the hassles of conventional trade and ratchet up its econo

DISCOMs: The weak link in India’s energy transition
Mar 27, 2024

DISCOMs: The weak link in India’s energy transition

Unless the financial health of distribution utilities (DISCOMS) can be revived, progress on energy transition can flounder

Economic outlook remains cloudy
Aug 21, 2017

Economic outlook remains cloudy

Behind the hype of high economic growth today is a tale of average performance in various economic sectors.

Economy stuck in a rut
Dec 24, 2019

Economy stuck in a rut

Domestic climate of social peace and stability needed to turn the tide

Ensuring transparency in data governance and the digital economy
Jan 27, 2021

Ensuring transparency in data governance and the digital economy

Governments are now required to adapt regulation in an agile fashion to ensure the protection of public goods throughout endeavours of economic growth

Financing India’s renewable energy vision
May 12, 2023

Financing India’s renewable energy vision

India’s target of achieving 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022 might appear ambitious, but it is crucial as it will have a positive impact on the country’s economic growth, energy security and the fight against climate change. Financing is emerging as the key challenge to this vision, slowing down the pace of growth; as of December 2019, over 50 percent of the 2022 target is yet to be achieved. This brief outlines India’s existing

Food security in China and its role in pushing the G20 Agenda
May 10, 2023

Food security in China and its role in pushing the G20 Agenda

Though China has significantly reduced the rate of malnutrition, the country still faces challenges in ensuring food security

From growth-less jobs to jobless growth
Jun 30, 2017

From growth-less jobs to jobless growth

India can thrive locally — but taking away overseas jobs if Indian corporations are ready to cut down on margins — and pay domestic employers more

From Pokhran-II to 'Make in India': India’s economic dimensions and defence capabilities
May 12, 2023

From Pokhran-II to 'Make in India': India’s economic dimensions and defence capabilities

As India modernises its defence capabilities and becomes self-reliant in defence manufacturing, it will become a key player in the global defence indu

G20: Prospects for climate cooperation
Sep 22, 2023

G20: Prospects for climate cooperation

The real challenge is to translate the call for climate cooperation iterated at the G20 Summit in New Delhi into deeds given the divergent development

Gauging the impact of India’s development partnerships abroad
Oct 12, 2023

Gauging the impact of India’s development partnerships abroad

Measuring the development impacts of India’s overseas programmes is important as it can help improve its ability to deliver on the ground and maximi

Global Health Governance in an Uncertain World: A Proposed Framework for the G20
Jan 30, 2023

Global Health Governance in an Uncertain World: A Proposed Framework for the G20

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, reforming the global health governance system has become a key area of concern for the G20 and other multilateral platforms. This comes at a time when the world has increasingly become volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous. As a grouping of developed and developing countries, the G20 must prioritise addressing global health challenges by identifying its direct and indirect determinants. This brief

Global implications of the Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration
Jan 02, 2024

Global implications of the Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration

The Sino-Russian biotechnology collaboration, augmented by its strategic focus on pharmaceuticals and economic growth, has called for a global concern

Gujarat poised for 20% growth, concludes seminar
Feb 01, 2005

Gujarat poised for 20% growth, concludes seminar

Gujarat has the required natural resources, human potential and entrepreneurial spirit to become the engine of India¿s economic growth and achieve a growth rate of 20%.