The Challenge of Building State Capacity in the Land Administration in Rajasthan: Creating a Regulatory Administration in Land

National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy (NIPFP)

You may download the original paper here. The quality of land markets and tenurial rights in land are significantly dependent...
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The Challenge of Building State Capacity in the Land Administration in Rajasthan: Creating a Regulatory Administration in Land

Problems with the e-Courts data

National Institute Of Public Finance And Policy (NIPFP)

You may download the original publication here. The creation of the e-Courts platform for disseminating data from the subordinate judiciary...
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Problems with the e-Courts data

Mobility and Tenure Choice in Urban India

Brookings India

Across countries, renting has been chosen by the young, the single and, more generally, the mobile, over ownership. In this...
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Mobility and Tenure Choice in Urban India
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Lessons from the Rythu Bandhu DBT scheme for farmers: An explainer

How can we better design farmer income support programs- An infographic that takes us through the case study of the Rythu Bandhu Scheme, conducted by the Finance Research Group (FRG), formerly at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR).

In Himachal, effective forest management could make cities more resilient too

Originally published in Citizen Matters on 29 October, 2018. Forests become an easy scapegoat for urban infrastructure development. Recently, the National Highways Authority of India blamed meteorological events for triggering landslides in Himachal Pradesh, but such events are not the only cause of environmental degradation. With the reckless cutting of 23, 785 trees to four-lane the … Continue reading In Himachal, effective forest management could make cities more resilient too

Is Delhi ready for development based on land pooling?

Originally published on Citizen Matters on 26 October, 2018. On 11th October the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs notified a land pooling policy under the 2021 Master Plan for Delhi, to address the large scale housing gaps in Delhi. Through this policy, Delhi is set to get 17 lakh new affordable housing units, with a … Continue reading Is Delhi ready for development based on land pooling?

No Woman’s Land: Navigating issues of Land & Gender

This piece was originally published on the Omidyar Network India website on 25 June, 2020. As the world grapples with the idea of a new normal under the COVID-19 lockdown, there’s been a ripple effect of the pandemic across all aspects of our lives. Schools, workplaces, industries, markets, have all been compelled to reinvent and … Continue reading No Woman’s Land: Navigating issues of Land & Gender

Podcast: Land and Reforms in 2020

What land reforms does India need in 2020? How can we think about property rights, and a complicated legislative history and ground reality in India? Shekhar Shah and Pranab Ranjan Choudhury give host Pavan Srinath a masterclass on land and reform on Episode 142 of The Pragati Podcast. They discuss what constitutes property ownership in … Continue reading Podcast: Land and Reforms in 2020

Why land and property cobwebs make good plotlines for Bollywood

It is often said that cinema is a mirror to the society that it thrives in. The recently released film Gulabo Sitabo, directed by Shoojit Sircar with Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana in the lead, is a brilliant comedic take on the state of our property records. The very first Bollywood film to premiere entirely … Continue reading Why land and property cobwebs make good plotlines for Bollywood