Evidence-based decisions and policy are, without doubt, the need of the hour, and denying it is pushing India to its doom.
To combat income inequality, and the consequent plagues that accompany it—poverty, malnutrition, unemployment—the Economic Survey of India (2016-17) addressed the feasibility of UBI
The idea of the bills is to liberalize farm markets hoping it will make the system more efficient and allow for better price realizations.
Part of the reason why women do not feel safe in public spaces is because of the threat of gender-based offences and sexual threats.
What counts as ‘evidence’ in the NEP’s vision of “inculcating scientific temper with evidence based thinking”?
India, a federation of mini countries will require the active role of Indian states in building an efficacious income support structure for farmers.
Financial inclusion strives to bring financial awareness in villages and provide the residents with best possible and affordable banking services.
This should be the time when the already marginalised sections are given priority in the management of COVID. Unfortunately, they have been neglected by the society as well as state to the extent that something as important as sanitary napkins were kept out of the list of essential services when the lockdown began.
The country is paying the price for neglecting investment in health and education over many decades. It may be hoped that this pandemic induces a change for the positive in how the government views sectors like health and education.
There will be no decentralization of power even though the Prime Minister is aiming for a Swadeshi economics model propagated by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.