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IMPRI

IMPRI, a startup research think tank, is a platform for pro-active, independent, non-partisan and policy-based research. It contributes to debates and deliberations for action-based solutions to a host of strategic issues. IMPRI is committed to democracy, mobilization and community building.

Vivid Metropolis Chronicles: Unveiling the 2024 Budget’s Political Narrative in Himalayan Regions

Vivid Metropolis Chronicles: Unveiling the 2024 Budget's Political Narrative in Himalayan Regions
In 2015, the Government of India launched its Smart Cities Mission, envisioned as the lighthouse of city development. With a total of 100 cities included in its proposal, this flagship programme received budgetary support and continued to dominate urban planning discussions.

Addressing Housing Challenges in Indian Cities: Will the 2024 Interim Budget Bridge the Gap?

Addressing Housing Challenges in Indian Cities: Will the 2024 Interim Budget Bridge the Gap?
With rapid urbanization, the problem of housing shortages in Indian cities ~ especially for low income households ~ is expected to exacerbate. Based on 2011 census data, the Technical Group on Urban Housing Shortage, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), estimated the urban housing shortage during 2012- 2017 at 18.78 million. The Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) Report of 2020 indicated an increase in urban housing shortages of 54 per cent amounting to 29 million in 2018.

Decolonizing Feminist Discourse: Exploring Postcolonial Feminism

Decolonizing Feminist Discourse: Exploring Postcolonial Feminism
IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, in collaboration with its Gender Impact Studies Center (GISC) conducted its second successful cohort of Feminism: Theory and Praxis between 23rd and 25th of January 2024. The goal of this program was to equip the participants with the analytical tools and vocabulary to understand the feminist movement ranging from its epistemology, its trajectory in history to its contemporary concerns and contentions.