Digital-India- Courtesy:
11 August 2016

Digital trade can boost India’s growth

The global digital surge is exerting a greater impact on productivity and growth than the trade in goods. India is already a leader among emerging markets in the technologically advanced services sector, and as the country approaches its 70th Independence Day, building on this comparative advantage must become a critical goalpost for the next decade.

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2 April 2016

A giant step for Myanmar

Ambassador Rajiv Bhatia, Distinguished Fellow, Foreign Policy Studies, Gateway House wrote an article on Myanmar's new democratic government for the Times of India.

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16 March 2016

Budget 2016: what’s in the bag?

For all intents and purposes, the Union Budget for 2016 is in the right direction. But what is lacking is clarity, or the nuts and bolts of how Finance Minister Jaitley intends to achieve some of its ambitious objectives.

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9 March 2016

An energy crisis too big to ignore

The problems of the power sector have been created over the last several decades and can obviously not be resolved in a hurry. Renewable energy will have to be part of the solution. It would be good to see the government think creatively about this.