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Young and Restless in New India: Hopes and Aspirations and a Reality Check

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India is a country with an abundant young population and such demographic momentum creates a lot of opportunities in development segments. However, there are significant problems that are associated with this which are needed to ascertain with policy nudges. In this regard, The State of Population Development – #PopulationAndDevelopment, #IMPRI Center for Human Dignity and Development (CHDD), #IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi organized #WebPolicyTalk on Young and Restless in New India: Hopes and Aspirations and a Reality Check on May 11, 2022.

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How to Improve the Low Ranking in India’s Environmental Performance Index?

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On June 8, 2022, Yale University’s Center for Environmental Law and Policy and Columbia University’s Center for International Earth Sciences Information Network released Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022. According to the Environmental Performance Index, India ranks lowest among 180 countries. India lags behind Myanmar (179), Vietnam (178), Bangladesh (177), and Pakistan (176). The Environmental Performance Index has been issued every two years since 2002. This 2022 Environment Performance Index is a data-driven summary of the state of environmental sustainability around the world.

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Municipal Legislative ‘Reform’ through the Lens of Politics and Techno-Bureaucratic Processes

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As part of its series, The State of Cities – #CityConversations, #IMPRI Center for Habitat, Urban and Regional Studies (CHURS), IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, organized a panel discussion under IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk on the topic Municipal Legislative’ Reform’ through the Lens of Politics and Techno-Bureaucratic Processes on March 23, 2022 with Mr Vinay Baindur, Researcher and Activist, Urban Reforms, Governance, Water Reforms, and Policy, as the speaker.

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