Category Insights

Insights, a blog published by IMPRI.

Desperation and deprivation: Plight of the Labourer

Simi Mehta, Balwant Mehta, Arjun Kumar Amid the prevailing lockdown, the afflictions of migrant labourers are being compounded during their long trek home and some are being beaten up and tortured by police If the pitiful sight of a father…

Cordoning the Corona Crisis

Simi Mehta, Balwant Singh Mehta, Arjun Kumar Prelude We have had an information overdose on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), possible precautions, and treatments from this infection. The major facilitator for this has been the print, electronic and social media. This…

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How India can tend to its farmers

 Simi Mehta and Arjun Kumar Despite the pro-poor and pro-farmer policies of successive Indian governments since independence in 1947, India’s farmers remain the ‘uncared for lot’ — and the situation is becoming increasingly untenable for both the agricultural market and…