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NITI Aayog – IDFC Institute Enterprise...

India has achieved sustained high GDP growth rates without much help from the manufacturing sector. However, in recent years growth has faltered....

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Safety Trends And Reporting of Crime (SA...

A sound criminal justice system is required for ensuring the safety and well-being of citizens, and creating an enabling environment for market-b...

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Urban Definitions

According to the 2011 Census, India is 31% urban – a statistic that is much-relied on to shape development strategies and perceptions about the...

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Urban Mobility

Ease of mobility is crucial for cities’ productivity. Better mobility allows better access to jobs and allows firms access to a larger pool of ...

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Dialogues
Dialogues 2018

A series of closed-door policy hackathons

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