December 21, 2021
Investigating collaborative governance in India's urban slums
As India goes through multiple waves of COVID-19, the government must integrate CSOs in processes of urban governance in order to mitigate the impact on urban slum communities, prepare for future crises and strengthen public services in these settlem...
December 21, 2021
Policy Brief: Imperative for the civil society and local governments to collaborate post COVID-19
We highlight the indispensable efforts undertaken by Civil Society Organisations before and during COVID-19 and showcase an argument for local governments to collaborate with CSOs.
November 21, 2021
Air emergency: Governments flail, India gasps for breath
The author talks about two Indias- one which is waiting endlessly for the system to fix problem of air pollution and other which is taking forever to address the issue and thrives on brazen incrementalism.
November 18, 2021
The bathwater and the baby
The government's approach to data regulation needs an overhaul. Future legislation - including the Data Protection Bill - needs to account for not only concerns regarding data privacy but the bebefits of open data too.
November 01, 2021
CBDC introduction faces three tricky challenges
The authors write about the adoption of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) and the major implications it will have.
October 17, 2021
Infra Progress: Enable queries on PM Gati Shakti
The author writes on how PM Gati Shakti can harness success in its aims by affording an opportunity to foster citizen centric governance by enabling transparency and accountability
October 16, 2021
It isn’t just the Income Tax site – government has a history of teething trouble with tech rollouts
The authors talk about the challenges with the deployment of IT Systems by the government -- and ways to tackle the various hurdles
October 11, 2021
PMAY’s subsidy burden will become unmanageable. Govt must look at the PPP model
PMAY is an excellent first step to put mechanisms in place for directly reaching the beneficiaries but it has to evolve so it stays relevant and can be scaled up going ahead.
September 27, 2021
Behaviour Change Communication Strategy for COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance
September 02, 2021
BRIC By Brick, India’s Demographic Dream Unravels
India's demographic dream unraveled- population control laws, Constitutional Amendment to expand quotas and caste census demands.