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How fares India in healthcare? A sub-national analysis
Feb 25, 2020

How fares India in healthcare? A sub-national analysis

India’s geographical landscape is vast, cultural differences can be sharp, and income disparities are stark in certain regions. Access to healthcare, therefore, is varied and the on-ground gaps and challenges are complex. The NITI Aayog Health Index is an attempt by the current government to formulate a mechanism to monitor at the sub-national level the country’s performance in improving healthcare. This paper uses the findings of the Health

Tracking India’s Progress in Clean Water and Sanitation: A Sub-National Analysis
Jun 01, 2020

Tracking India’s Progress in Clean Water and Sanitation: A Sub-National Analysis

This paper creates an index to track the achievement of UN Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6: Clean Water and Sanitation) across India’s states. The SDG 6 index incorporates both supply-side indicators and demand management variables, as well as institutional interventions. In this paper, state-wise indices are constructed to identify their respective performances in the domains of access to clean water and provision of sanitation facilitie

Afghanistan: No Sign of End to Instability
Jan 31, 2008

Afghanistan: No Sign of End to Instability

The situation in Afghanistan is grim. There is a tendency to confuse random acts of violence with the instability caused by the the Taliban or the neo-Taliban. An analysis of the violent incidents in Afghanistan in the past few years has revealed that more than two-thirds of the violence has been related to land, resources or power-politics, pointing towards unequal sharing of power at the sub-national level. A round-table discussion on Afghanis

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh
Jun 27, 2022

Bringing the Covid-19 Vaccine to Every Hamlet: The Story of Raigarh

India has achieved better Covid-19 vaccine coverage than most other countries in its income class, aided mainly by domestic production capacity and the government’s decision to offer the vaccines to the adult population for free. There are stark sub-national differences, however, in the pace and coverage of the vaccine rollout. This special report tells the story of the district of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh—one of the low-income, Empowered Acti

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh
May 15, 2024

Challenges in Early Intervention for Maternal Health: Lessons from Madhya Pradesh

India has made progress in digital health, including in telemedicine and creating platforms such as Co-WIN for the COVID-19 vaccination rollout. These initiatives demonstrate the benefits of technology in enhancing the availability and affordability of, and access to healthcare services. This report examines the challenges that continue to stall the reduction of maternal deaths in India. It uses the case of Madhya Pradesh, the sta

From Risk to Resilience: Climate Vulnerability Assessments in India
Aug 22, 2023

From Risk to Resilience: Climate Vulnerability Assessments in India

Climate adaptation has been at the forefront of UN climate negotiations over the past decade, given the increasing frequency of extreme weather events at the global, national, and sub-national levels. Climate vulnerability and risk assessments (VRA) are essential for adaptation planning, as they help identify areas, populations, and systems that are most at-risk from the impacts of climate change. They can also be used as a tool to develop adapta

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios
Sep 08, 2023

India’s UPI Market: Projections for Growth Under Various GDP Scenarios

This paper projects the nationwide and state-wise size of India’s Unified Payments Interface (UPI) market under various GDP growth scenarios. The market sizes under these scenarios are expressed in monetary values at the scale of both sub-national units and the Indian economy as a whole. With the help of transactions and market share data from Phonepe, a UPI company, the paper estimates the national and state-wise base case scenario market volu

What to expect at the UN Special Climate Summit
Sep 08, 2014

What to expect at the UN Special Climate Summit

As India, China, US and the European Union grapple with the need for equitable and meaningful climate action, strategies are also needed to address the differing needs and capabilities of the sub-national entities that make up these big players.

उप-राष्ट्रीय व्यवस्थाओं में जलवायु लचीलेपन का निर्माण
May 22, 2023

उप-राष्ट्रीय व्यवस्थाओं में जलवायु लचीलेपन का निर्माण

दुनिया भर में मौसम की घटनाओं और जलवायु परिवर्तन से होने वाली आपदाएं बार-बार और ख़तरनाक रूप से हो रही हैं. इसका विशेष रूप से उप-राष्ट्रीय (सब-नेशनल) संस्थाओं जैसे शहरों और स्थ�

क्षमता, संसाधन, नियमन: G20 देशों में उप-राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर जलवायु सहायक लचीले बुनियादी ढांचे की दिक्कतें कैसे दूर करें?
Jun 01, 2023

क्षमता, संसाधन, नियमन: G20 देशों में उप-राष्ट्रीय स्तर पर जलवायु सहायक लचीले बुनियादी ढांचे की दिक्कतें कैसे दूर करें?

जलवायु परिवर्तन पर अंतर-सरकारी पैनल (IPCC) की ताज़ा रिपोर्ट में ग्लोबल वॉर्मिंग के चलते जलवायु से जुड़े जोख़िमों की चेतावनी दी गई है. रिपोर्ट के मुताबिक ये ख़तरे ग़ैर-जलवायु ज�