Category Livelihoods, Employment and Well-being

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Why is PLI Scheme Suboptimal?

India’s Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme, launched in 2020 with high expectations, aimed to provide a subsidy of Rs 1.9 lakh crore over six years. However, as of March 2023, only Rs 3,400 crore in claims have been received and Rs 2,900 crore disbursed. The scheme had, therefore, experienced a significant shortfall.
Politics in Academic Recruitment: Plight of DU Ad-hocs Faculty

Politics in Academic Recruitment: Plight of DU Ad-hocs Faculty

Political groups within Delhi University Teachers Association have been manipulating academic appointments to strengthen their cadres. In the season of academic and cultural festivities at the University of Delhi, the news of a young academic Samarveer Singh’s death by suicide at Hindu College has left the academic community in shock, scared and dumbfounded. For colleagues who knew him, the pain has been indescribable and unbearable.
Impact of Livestock Sector on Income Growth

Impact of Livestock Sector on Income Growth

Despite an increased share (30%) of livestock in the agricultural GDP, most of the big-ticket budget items in agriculture, such as food subsidy and fertiliser subsidy, cater to the crop sector. ANIMAL husbandry, the practice of breeding and nurturing domesticated animals, has been an essential part of agriculture since ancient times. It played a crucial role in the development of human societies by providing milk, meat, wool and leather. Now its role in producing and exporting dairy-based products (cheese, butter, ice cream etc.), meat and meat products, eggs and leather is increasing.
Where is Home in an increasingly Fragile World?

Where is Home in an increasingly Fragile World?

The longing for home is known to every person who is fond of Hindi film songs. Ask them the song’s name, and they will speak of Manna Dey’s voice, Prem Dhawan’s lyrics, and Balraj Sahni acting as Abdul Rehman Khan in the film based on Rabindranath Tagore’s short story – Kabuliwala or the person from Kabul.
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Doubling of Income, Really?

INDIA’S per capita income, representing the average income of an Indian citizen, has risen from INR 79,000 in 2013–14 to INR 1,71,000 in 2022–23 — an increase of 116 percent. Therefore, some claim that incomes have more than doubled in India since the present ruling dispensation took office. The catch is that: a) this includes the price increase during the period and hence does not represent the real increase in incomes, and b) the data for 2022–23 and two earlier years is provisional and subject to revision.
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Video: The Cities We Need towards India@2047 | Panel Discussion | Action Aid India & IMPRI | IIC Annex

The Cities We Need towards India@2047 | A Panel Discussion | Action Aid India & IMPRI | IIC Annex ActionAid Association India, and IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, invites you to A Panel Discussion on The Cities…