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Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022: Getting the regulatory incentives right
Aug 22, 2022

Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2022: Getting the regulatory incentives right

The primary focus of this bill is to open the supply side in distribution to competition in the market.

'Make in India' by hand
Nov 29, 2016

'Make in India' by hand

As PM Modi is interested in making India great & is championing ‘Make in India’ slogan, he should perhaps give more incentives to Indian village i

Beefing up cybersecurity for India’s energy transition
Oct 07, 2023

Beefing up cybersecurity for India’s energy transition

To create a world-class clean energy ecosystem in India that is safe, all stakeholders must work collectively to develop all critical components and a

Budget provisions for energy transition: Less than meets the eye
Feb 15, 2022

Budget provisions for energy transition: Less than meets the eye

Though the Budget has increased financial incentives to the RE industry, it does not reflect an unambiguous focus on the energy transition of the coun

Can new land acquisition bill facilitate India's shale gas progress?
Dec 23, 2013

Can new land acquisition bill facilitate India's shale gas progress?

Though India dreams of replicating the shale gas successes of the US, it cannot enjoy the luxury of easily acquiring land for shale gas operations. In the US, landowners, besides owning surface rights, also own mineral rights. Consequently, they receive huge financial incentives directly from oil and gas companies.

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

Empowering nations: Educating girls for economic growth and equality
Jan 24, 2024

Empowering nations: Educating girls for economic growth and equality

Educating girls helps foster a more prosperous, equitable, and empowered India

Energy News Monitor I Volume XX, Issue 25
Feb 12, 2024

Energy News Monitor I Volume XX, Issue 25

Distributed production and consumption of RE by households and industries, primarily using solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, is projected as a potential driver of RE generation and consumption but challenges remain

Finding adequate funding for infrastructure a big challenge
Oct 21, 2015

Finding adequate funding for infrastructure a big challenge

Financing of infrastructure in India will remain a big problem despite the fact that the government has issued infrastructure bonds with tax incentives. Finding external finance is thus very important because the amounts required would be in billions of dollars.

Increasing inequality a big challenge in Brazil too
Apr 01, 2013

Increasing inequality a big challenge in Brazil too

The Brazilian economy is in a new period of transition. Its challenges today are of tax incentives in order to steer foreign investments towards the domestic shores and curbing rising inequality and urban-rural divide.

Lessons from India's past for its semiconductor future
Jun 22, 2023

Lessons from India's past for its semiconductor future

The compounded incentives offered by the Indian government along with smooth approvals and licenses, would be critical in moving India up the global s

Next, use Budget to target black money
Dec 12, 2016

Next, use Budget to target black money

What can and must be done is to reduce the incentives for avoiding or evading tax.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s 2 cuts raise 4 expectations
Sep 20, 2019

Nirmala Sitharaman’s 2 cuts raise 4 expectations

Economic growth is — finally — a priority and the entrepreneur a key participant in that conversation.

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India
Aug 10, 2023

Renewable Energy: Market and Policy Environment in India

This Paper outlines the potential of renewable energy in addressing India's energy supply and access; it identifies challenges and provide a discursive overview of the various market and policy instruments developed to scale up renewable energy generation. India’s significant economic growth over the last decade has led to an inexorable rise in energy demand. Currently, India faces a Ichallenging energy shortage. To grow at 9 per cent over t

SDGs, Indian Cities and Seismic Sustainability
May 24, 2023

SDGs, Indian Cities and Seismic Sustainability

Goal 11 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals aims to “make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.” Its targets include the promotion of resilience to disasters such as earthquakes. Many of India’s cities that lie in high-intensity zones—determined by ‘seismic microzonation’—are extremely vulnerable to earthquakes. Such cities, therefore, must move towards developing and adopting policies that pro

The Geopolitical Imperative for Reorganising Global Supply Chains
Aug 14, 2023

The Geopolitical Imperative for Reorganising Global Supply Chains

Global supply chains are being restructured to achieve distinct geopolitical goals, given the strategic vulnerability of such networks due to being controlled by a few nations. Countries that are prominent sourcing hubs for some supply chains could potentially ‘weaponise’ their economic influence for larger geopolitical gains. This brief argues that although multiple global efforts have been initiated to address such threats, efforts

Three intelligence dictums recapitulated in the US’s COVID-19 surprise
Apr 29, 2020

Three intelligence dictums recapitulated in the US’s COVID-19 surprise

Where the stakes are high, political leaders have few incentives to take intelligence warnings seriously.

Urban Rental Housing in India: Towards ‘Housing For All’
Dec 08, 2020

Urban Rental Housing in India: Towards ‘Housing For All’

Indian cities have long struggled with the challenge of inadequate housing amidst rapid urbanisation and worsening urban poverty. Government policies have failed to fill the gap, focused as they are on ownership housing alone and neglecting rental housing. The 2015 draft National Urban Rental Housing Policy and 2019 draft Model Tenancy Act aim to rectify this situation. For these policies to be successful, however—and for India to realise its g

Valuing flexibility and stability of power supply: Options for India
Jun 27, 2023

Valuing flexibility and stability of power supply: Options for India

Creating a new system to stimulate investment in enough future capacity without interfering with the ancillary market's valuation and procurement of r

Why staying indoors is not the solution to women's safety
May 05, 2014

Why staying indoors is not the solution to women's safety

Decades of women right movements have demonstrated that theory and praxis must join hands in order to bring about a sustainable change. Exploring and implementing ideas to make this process participatory with adequate incentives will ensure that half a billion Indians,

वाहतुकीसाठी पर्यायी इंधन: भारतातील एलपीजीचे धोरण
Oct 26, 2023

वाहतुकीसाठी पर्यायी इंधन: भारतातील एलपीजीचे धोरण

वाहतुकीच्या क्षेत्रामध्ये एलपीजीचा वापर स्थानिक आणि राष्ट्रीय स्तरावर प्रदूषण कमी करण्यासाठी हातभार लावणारा आहे. पेट्रोल आणि डिझेलच्या तुलनेत एलपीजी स्वच्छ जीवाश्म �

वित्तीय प्रोत्साहन देने पर नेता मन लगाकर काम करेंगे!
Mar 27, 2018

वित्तीय प्रोत्साहन देने पर नेता मन लगाकर काम करेंगे!

सही तरह के मापन-योग्य लक्ष्य आधारित प्रोत्साहन (वित्तीय �

वीज (सुधारणा) विधेयक 2022: नियामक प्रोत्साहन मिळवणे
Aug 23, 2022

वीज (सुधारणा) विधेयक 2022: नियामक प्रोत्साहन मिळवणे

या विधेयकाचा प्राथमिक फोकस बाजारातील स्पर्धेसाठी वितरणातील पुरवठा बाजू उघडणे आहे.

सौर क्षमता मजबूत करने के लिए संरक्षणवाद नहीं, प्रोत्साहन है जरूरी
Apr 26, 2019

सौर क्षमता मजबूत करने के लिए संरक्षणवाद नहीं, प्रोत्साहन है जरूरी

भारत में वर्ष 2018 के दौरान सौर फोटोवोल्टिक (पीवी) सेक्‍टर म�