January 11, 2017
The Fight Against Hidden Hunger
There's an urgent need to direct nutrition policy to better invest in the first 1000 days of a child
March 15, 2016
How To Kickstart The Economy
Beyond creating a modern welfare state, Aadhaar can also be leveraged to democratise credit
July 28, 2015
India’s suicide problem
Response to the crisis of farmer suicides is narrowly focused. Poor health accounts for most suicides, necessitating improved access to healthcare rather than special packages.
July 02, 2015
Villagers in Sirsa Crowdfund Rs. 1 Crore for Bridge
After reportedly being disappointed with government inaction, villagers take development into their own hands.
May 05, 2015
Land Acquisition for Development
"Making rules about compulsory purchases of land is especially tricky in developing countries".
May 04, 2015
Understanding Rural India
"Roughly 600 million Indians are farmers -- the majority of whom would happily give it up for another job. So why is the Congress party so determined to keep them as peasants?" Rupa Subramanya writes in Foreign Policy.
April 08, 2015
Bulk of Farm Credit in Maharashtra not Directed towards Farmers
Rise is farm credit in Maharashtra is not attributed to farmer loans and loans are instead directed to agri-businesses and corporates involved in agriculture.
December 04, 2014
Open Access NREGA Complaints
As part of its transparency efforts, the government has made complaints related to the flagship rural NREGA (National Rural Employment Guarantee) scheme available online.