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Supplying more credit will not solve the problem of credit demand
Oct 13, 2020

Supplying more credit will not solve the problem of credit demand

Credit demand is the problem — not credit supply.

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad
Sep 24, 2021

A Supply Chain Resilience Agenda for the Quad

India could spearhead Quad’s Supply chain resilience Agenda by becoming the next economic pivot with the support of other members, by enhancing its

Australia-Japan-India trilateral sets sights on supply chain resilience
Oct 03, 2020

Australia-Japan-India trilateral sets sights on supply chain resilience

China’s assertive behavior is the glue that holds the Australia-Japan-India trilateral together.

Bridging Water Demand and Supply Gap in Delhi
Jun 24, 2020

Bridging Water Demand and Supply Gap in Delhi

In this article, the situation of water supply and disposal in Delhi is described. The analysis reveals that Delhi government is lagging behind in ser

Bridging Water Demand and Supply in Delhi: The Potential of Rainwater Harvesting
Aug 19, 2020

Bridging Water Demand and Supply in Delhi: The Potential of Rainwater Harvesting

The Delhi government is facing numerous challenges in managing water demand and supply in the capital, primary of which are water shortages and declining groundwater levels. One of the strategies that are being employed to address these issues is the promotion of rainwater harvesting (RWH). This report provides an account of the growth and development of Delhi’s RWH sector. The analysis shows that while the programme has met with some success,

Bridging Water Demand and Supply in Delhi: The Potential of Rainwater Harvesting
Aug 19, 2020

Bridging Water Demand and Supply in Delhi: The Potential of Rainwater Harvesting

The Delhi government is facing numerous challenges in managing water demand and supply in the capital, primary of which are water shortages and declining groundwater levels. One of the strategies that are being employed to address these issues is the promotion of rainwater harvesting (RWH). This report provides an account of the growth and development of Delhi’s RWH sector. The analysis shows that while the programme has met with some success,

Can India tap into its bio-waste supply chain?
Apr 08, 2019

Can India tap into its bio-waste supply chain?

Processing bio-waste to bio-fuels and compost will enhance clean energy energy access as well as improve soil fertility.

Can plant protein be the solution to India's supply vs demand conundrum
Feb 27, 2021

Can plant protein be the solution to India's supply vs demand conundrum

India is the largest producer of pulses, accounting for 25 percent of the world's output yet 70 percent of Indians are protein deficient

Coal Shortage in India: Beyond Supply and Demand
May 01, 2022

Coal Shortage in India: Beyond Supply and Demand

India is facing a sudden shortage in power generation in power plants amidst the scorching summer heat.

COVID-19: China and global supply chains
Apr 25, 2020

COVID-19: China and global supply chains

The role of China as the central hub in many global value chains has brought losses in global exports — Chinese suppliers are crucial for many indus

Decentralisation of energy supply in India: Energy in sachets
Mar 15, 2024

Decentralisation of energy supply in India: Energy in sachets

India’s key energy problem is the inadequate effective demand for energy, especially from poor rural households in India and an underdeveloped marke

Demand-Supply dynamics in Bangladesh’s energy sector
Dec 29, 2022

Demand-Supply dynamics in Bangladesh’s energy sector

While Bangladesh is trying to address the domestic demand for energy, if the supply-side problems remain unchecked, it will impact the living standard

Ensuring security of supply in the Indian power system
Oct 21, 2021

Ensuring security of supply in the Indian power system

How can supply reliability be ensured in the Indian power system?

Export controls and the green transition: Securing critical mineral supply chains
Nov 08, 2023

Export controls and the green transition: Securing critical mineral supply chains

In light of high import dependencies and export bans imposed by resource-rich countries, countries need to create secure critical mineral supply chain

Future of Natural Gas in India: Paving the Way to Benefit from Upside Risks of LNG Supply
Aug 23, 2023

Future of Natural Gas in India: Paving the Way to Benefit from Upside Risks of LNG Supply

This Issue Brief seeks to provide inputs for further discussion to gain from potential windfall opportunities that might arise for India's natural gas industry as well as lay the requisite foundation for a future plan.

Gated globalisation and fragmented supply chains
Apr 27, 2020

Gated globalisation and fragmented supply chains

The hyper-globalisation processes that built China’s industrial might also caused enormous political churn.

How can cooperation with Taiwan benefit India and Maharashtra in the global supply chain shift?
Nov 29, 2021

How can cooperation with Taiwan benefit India and Maharashtra in the global supply chain shift?

Working in close partnership with Taiwan can bring benefits beyond the ICT sector for a state as diverse and skilled as Maharashtra

India need more domestic gas supply and a larger gas grid
Aug 04, 2014

India need more domestic gas supply and a larger gas grid

Having indicated his intention to increase gas pipeline network infrastructure by 15,000 kilometers, making it almost double existing capacity, India's Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has certainly raised an intellectual argument among oil and gas stalwarts: What should be India's priority - gas or gas grid?

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains
Feb 29, 2024

India-ASEAN FTA Rules of Origin reforms: Abating outside influx and consolidating supply chains

As India’s competitive efforts to augment itself as a global manufacturing hub expand, AITGA’s future success is critical to addressing its unfavo

India-Australia rare earth supply chain collaboration
Jul 01, 2023

India-Australia rare earth supply chain collaboration

Australia and India as emerging partners can collaborate to strengthen the rare earth supply chain and build resilience

India’s Coal Supply Security: Pushing Imports at the Expense of Domestic Reforms?
May 11, 2023

India’s Coal Supply Security: Pushing Imports at the Expense of Domestic Reforms?

Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has not been able to supply the committed quantity of coal to the powerproducers, forcing them to source coal from other countries. Apart from this, many coal blockswhich should have been in operation by now are yet to come on-stream.

India’s G20 presidency: Priorities in trade and correcting supply chains
Jan 31, 2023

India’s G20 presidency: Priorities in trade and correcting supply chains

India’s G20 presidency is an opportunity that allows the developing world to play a leading role in bringing back the world economy to pre-pandemic

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity Reaches Supply Chain Agreement
Jun 09, 2023

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity Reaches Supply Chain Agreement

That IPEF member countries have come so far since the group’s establishment a year ago suggests that there is a near unanimous view about supply chain vulnerabilities.

Liquefied petroleum gas: Supply challenges in India
Nov 24, 2023

Liquefied petroleum gas: Supply challenges in India

Growth in demand for LPG is slowing down and supply challenges could add to the pressure on demand for LPG in India.

Networked security: 5G and supply chains
Dec 30, 2020

Networked security: 5G and supply chains

While the geopolitical contestation in emerging technologies will continue, the importance of strengthening policies towards network security cannot b

Nurturing Cooperation in the Critical Minerals Supply Chains
Apr 04, 2024

Nurturing Cooperation in the Critical Minerals Supply Chains

The world is experiencing a crucial shift; a new industrial revolution. This time, the colour is green, and the aim is a cleaner, more livable world for future generations. This industrial revolution will require unprecedented access to critical minerals like graphite, cobalt, lithium, and copper, used for some of the most advanced technologies of our time. Many of these minerals are scattered around the globe, and states that do not have the nat

Oil Supply Routes in the Asia Pacific: China’s Strategic Calculations
Jul 23, 2023

Oil Supply Routes in the Asia Pacific: China’s Strategic Calculations

This Paper examines the existing critiques of China's oil supply diversification strategies in the Asia Pacific. It deconstructs the growing energy relationship between China and the Middle East that has made the security of the Hormuz Strait and the Malacca Strait vital to China's energy security. It also analyses specific geographic and strategic chokepoints in China's oil supply route and concludes that supply diversification motivations are d

Running dry: Dissecting India’s water demand-supply gaps
Mar 21, 2024

Running dry: Dissecting India’s water demand-supply gaps

India's historical inclination to address water deficits by focusing on supply-side parameters underscores the urgency to implement a stringent water

Storm Warning: Zero-COVID, Chinese Slowdown, and Supply Chains
Dec 07, 2022

Storm Warning: Zero-COVID, Chinese Slowdown, and Supply Chains

It needs to be understood that no policy for supply chain resilience will be complete without accounting for China as a supplier in the short term

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

The supply of COVID-19 vaccines has improved, but has demand for it saturated in India?
Oct 20, 2021

The supply of COVID-19 vaccines has improved, but has demand for it saturated in India?

The government intends to vaccinate the entire adult population by 31st December, but the decreasing demand for vaccines signals a rough last lap to a

Towards sustainable fashion apparel supply chains
Aug 11, 2023

Towards sustainable fashion apparel supply chains

As transparency and sustainability become defining factors in consumer choices, luxury brands have an opportunity to drive responsible practices withi

Trust but verify: A narrative analysis of “trusted” tech supply chains
Apr 21, 2021

Trust but verify: A narrative analysis of “trusted” tech supply chains

The contours of global supply chains in the 2020s and beyond will be shaped by the evolving understandings of “trust.”

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

Valuing the Cold Carbon: A cost-benefit framework for transitions to sustainable cold medical supply chains in India
Jul 26, 2023

Valuing the Cold Carbon: A cost-benefit framework for transitions to sustainable cold medical supply chains in India

There exists a clear case for embracing sustainable cold medical supply chains in India that can pave the way for a climate-resilient healthcare syste

Water supply challenges in planned areas of cities
Nov 13, 2021

Water supply challenges in planned areas of cities

Measures need to be enforced to curtail administrative and civic misuse with regard to the ongoing water supply issue.

Water supply improvements in Indian cities
Mar 22, 2023

Water supply improvements in Indian cities

“Water for all” remains a distant dream in many Indian cities. Greater efforts by government agencies and citizens would be required to achieve th

Water supply in Delhi: Five key issues
Jun 08, 2020

Water supply in Delhi: Five key issues

Massive populations in many parts of the world, including in India, continue to grapple with lack of access to clean and safe water. This paper studies the case of Delhi. It describes the conditions under which water is produced and supplied to domestic consumers in Delhi and explains the capacity of the water and sewerage agency to discharge its duties. The analysis finds challenges in five aspects related to water supply in Delhi: quantity; qua

#Covid19: Made in China pandemic
Mar 20, 2020

#Covid19: Made in China pandemic

China’s global interests, like its domestic interests, stem from a primal survival instinct: preserving the legitimacy, upholding the authority and