December 12, 2017
State Capacity Freed is State Capacity Built
The article contends that almost all of India’s governance problems can find links to the lack of manpower in state services
November 20, 2017
Minimum govt, Maximum governance
The improvement in the World Bank Ranking as well as the study by IDFC/Niti Aayog based on an enterprise survey of over 3,200 companies, gives tangible grounds to believe institutional reforms on the ground have finally begun.
October 16, 2017
A Case for State-Level Enterprise Surveys
Ease of doing business depends largely on State-level initiatives. Such surveys will enable governments to address pain points.
August 21, 2017
The Politics of Pledges and Musings on Independence Day
Reflecting back on 70 years of Independence, what has India achieved, and what remain the major challenges to keep sight of?
August 16, 2017
Luke Ravenscroft on Nudge Units
How The British Government Got More Citizens To Pay Their Taxes On Time
August 16, 2017
Shaurya Doval on Hits and Misses of the Modi Government
Shaurya Doval's View On Three Years Of Modi’s Government.
July 19, 2017
Lateral Entries to Reform Civil Services
The PMO requests proposal for middle-rung lateral entry in ministries dealing with the economy and infrastructure.
May 23, 2017
The Promise of 100 New Cities and Messed Opportunity
Can incrementalism deliver amidst the inadequacy of capacity and funds? More pertinently, why shelve the idea of new cities?
April 27, 2017
Why Stop at Red Beacon, Review Practices to Dismantle VIP Cult
The need to restore equivalence between the elected and the electors.
April 17, 2017
Silly Season and the Stampede of Mad Hatter Notions
The question is not whether governments are right or wrong. The question is whether the measures mooted will deliver the objectives.