Archived Articles (November 2020)

  • Viewpoint: Investing in Green Growth

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2020

      Climate change tends to distort the natural pattern of human-animal interaction globally, thus leading to a rise in zoonotic diseases like Covid-19. If we continue to ... Read more

  • Implications of air pollution

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2020

      With the onset of winter, air quality has started deteriorating in most of India. As air quality declines, vulnerability to respiratory ailments like Covid-19 rises. 1... Read more

  • Technology in the Blue Economy

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2020

      Covid-19 has led to huge and unexpected changes in the operations of severaleconomic activities. The blue economy is undoubtedly one of them. Coastal fishermen in Indi... Read more

  • India and the Global Value Chain (GVC)

    MEDC | 29 NOV,2020

      With the world economy in turmoil, and by opting out of the RCEP, India is not likely to become a key player in the GVC anytime soon. This will affect domestic investm... Read more

  • Viewpoint: India's Stand on FTAs

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2020

      India needs to play an increasingly larger role in writing the rules on regional free trade agreements (FTAs). In this context, opting out of the Regional Comprehensiv... Read more

  • Boosting last mile connectivity (LMC)

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2020

      LMC has a critical role to play in determining the efficacy of India’s governance system. In a sense, Covid has accelerated the importance of this concept, as de... Read more

  • An inclusive Digital India

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2020

      India has now 750 internet connections, of which 700 million are broadband connections. Around 97% of internet connections in India are through mobile phones. All this... Read more

  • Stimulus 3.0

    MEDC | 22 NOV,2020

      The third stimulus package announced by the Finance Minister last week is a step in the right direction, as it comes on the backdrop of an economy reviving from the de... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Infrastructure Development and Employment Generation

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2020

      Covid has dealt a big blow to India’s potential growth story, and restoring it is now a national priority. To this end, infrastructure development will have a ce... Read more

  • Bridging India's digital disparity

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2020

      The world often thinks of Indians as being IT savvy, but the fact is that 400 million of our compatriots still do not have access to the internet. This is particularly... Read more

  • Returning to positive growth

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2020

      The RBI has expressed optimism that the green shoots of growth could survive and take roots. However, it added that sustained inflation, the risk of future waves of th... Read more

  • Revisiting Indo-US relations

    MEDC | 15 NOV,2020

      The main focus of the Biden Harris administration is likely to be on reining in the pandemic and reviving theAmerican economy. However, they will need to act on many d... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Agriculture and Rural Development

    MEDC | 08 NOV,2020

      The laws governing agricultural markets in India have historically tended to be inconsistent. For political reasons or otherwise, there was always over-interference in... Read more

  • Attracting foreign investment

    MEDC | 08 NOV,2020

      With government finances being strained due to declining tax revenues and increase in pandemic-related expenditures, it is logical to invite foreign investment to brid... Read more

  • Enhance project management

    MEDC | 08 NOV,2020

      Project delays (especially in the key infrastructure sector) are an unfortunate fact of India’s growth story and an importantfactor responsible for limiting our ... Read more



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