Human mobility and migration conceived as inherent dimension of human life

By IMPRI Team By IMPRI Team #IMPRI Center for Work and Welfare (CWW), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, organized a book discussion on “Home, Belonging and Memory in Migration: Leaving and Living” – #WebPolicyTalk. Dr Sadan Jha (Associate Professor), Centre for Social Studies, Surat and Prof Pushpendra (Professor), Mumbai Campus, and, Chairperson, Centre for Development Practice and … Continue reading Human mobility and migration conceived as inherent dimension of human life

Ailing condition of Indian economy is primarily due to structural causes

By Team IMPRI The COVID-19 pandemic has inflicted heavy economic costs across the world with countries reeling under recession. Certain structural reforms such as the national monetization pipeline, national infrastructure pipeline, production linked incentive schemes, PM Garib Kalyan Package, Atmanirbhar Bharat among others have helped mitigate the effects. To evaluate the way forward for a long term economic … Continue reading Ailing condition of Indian economy is primarily due to structural causes

Will taxing billionaires lead to enlightened, creative, multi-dimensional path of equality and justice

By Bharat Dogra* In recent times there have been several well-intentioned studies and reports which strongly advocate raising more resources by imposing much higher taxes on the super-rich and billionaires. An increasing support for this is provided by the sharply escalating inequality of COVID times in which billionaires have increased as never before and have … Continue reading Will taxing billionaires lead to enlightened, creative, multi-dimensional path of equality and justice

Employment, livelihood and Union Budget: Boosting capital expenditure to create demand?

By IMPRI Team The Covid-19 Pandemic posed a devastating impact on the socio-economic vulnerable segment of the society in terms of health, employment and welfare. In this light, the nation pinned its safety and security on the Booster Budget. To understand the key takeaways from the Budget 2022-23 in this context, the Center for Work … Continue reading Employment, livelihood and Union Budget: Boosting capital expenditure to create demand?

Catalyzing capital markets for the social sector to achieve sustainable development goals

By R.R. Prasad* The social sector is rarely financed for capacity and scale. In fact, government cannot afford to meet all of the growing demand for social services, and that philanthropy and generosity are insufficient to fill the gap. One highly effective solution would be to create an enabling environment in which government and the … Continue reading Catalyzing capital markets for the social sector to achieve sustainable development goals

Event Report: Rural Realities and Union Budget 2022-23

By IMPRI Team According to the Population Census of 2011, the percentage of people residing in rural areas is close to 69% of the Indian population. As per another report by the Government of India, the percentage of the Indian population that was situated Below the Poverty Line (BPL) in 2011-2012 amounted to 21.9%. Needless … Continue reading Event Report: Rural Realities and Union Budget 2022-23

How the Union budget deals with environmental crisis and defines development

By IMPRI Team On 1st February 2022, the Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented the Union Budget for the Financial Year 2022-23 and allocated Rs 3,030 crore to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, higher than last year’s allocation of Rs 2520 crores. The Finance Minister also identified Climate Change as one … Continue reading How the Union budget deals with environmental crisis and defines development