National Bank For Financing Infrastructure and Development

The Government of India has set up the National Bank for Financing Infrastructure and Development (NaBFID) as the central Development Finance Institution (DFI) for infrastructure financing. The idea is to establish NaBFID as the key DFI which provides financing to infrastructure projects under the broad developmental goals of the country.

Smuggling and Counterfeiting

As the world, grapples with a host of problems, ranging from inflation and recessions to war and violence, the menace of smuggling and counterfeiting lurks in the underbelly of the economy.

Why India Does Poorly On Global Perception Indices

In this paper we look at 3 indices which are used by WGI, which are Freedom in the World Index, Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) Democracy Index and V-DEM indices. All three indices are almost entirely perception-based.

Abrasions in the Federal System

Sustaining a harmonious federal relationship can prove to be the route towards accelerated economic growth only if it opens up avenues for win-win situations for both the Centre and the states.

Financial Inclusion in India

Financial inclusion in India has seen a paradigm shift since 2014 with the introduction of JAM Trinity encompassing Jan Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) for universal banking access for all, Aadhaar for unique biometric identification, and mobile services for direct transfers.

Why India Needs To Urgently Invest In Its Patent Ecosystem?

An evolved Intellectual Property Rights regime is the basic requirement for a knowledge-based economy. Technological innovation and scientific research require a robust patenting system. India is seeing a surge in start-ups and unicorns, and an efficient IPR system is an essential prerequisite for a healthy startup ecosystem. In this paper, we focus on analyzing India’s …