This article examines the urgency of affordable housing in India and analyses key initiatives like the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme and SWAMIH Fund.
Small enterprises need a rating agency to rate big companies that treat them like dirt. And that rating impact the big company's reputation, credit-rating score and ESG rating. The rating agency should also rate GoI and state governments for revealed, as opposed to claimed, ease of doing business, depending on how fairly government departments and state-owned enterprises transact with small companies.
The multidimensional poverty report released by the National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) suffers from gaps and opens the door for suspicion when we consider several data of the preceding years, including the pandemic years.
Critics argue that the Bill will pose huge fiscal challenges and therefore it may produce cosmetic changes only. But tackling poverty and unemployment requires political will.
In the age of platform capitalism, with skewed and anti-worker algorithms operating as digital bosses, Rajasthan's new law could possibly play a role in taming these bosses and paving the way to imagine open-sourced, worker-owned platforms and digital commons with fairer and humane labour practices.
Economists associated directly or indirectly with the government have been arguing that there is not much unemployment since enough employment is being generated. Further, they argue that the amount of employment required to be generated annually is not too large.
Towards Inclusivity in Disaster Management: Reflections on Challenges Faced by LGBTQ+ Communities in Disaster Situation
Dr. Lavanya Shanbhogue talked about inclusivity in disaster management, focusing on the challenges faced by queer communities in disaster and conflict situations. Dr. Shanbhogue draws attention to the complicated relationship between queer communities and the state, noting that despite the fact that the state frequently plays a major role in disaster relief efforts, there has historically been discrimination and oppression of queer communities by the state. Her objectives are to highlight the importance of recording the experiences of queer communities in disaster situations and to promote constructive policy changes based on empirical evidence.