Research Papers

While official figures give credence to the claim that “economic growth necessarily leads to poverty reduction”, a careful look at them tells a different story about the impact of structural adjustment and liberalisation. After a decade of liberalisation, the promise

Land of contradictions India is a country with a humanistic philosophic tradition and an iniquitous social structure and cultural practices. It is a land of mind-boggling contradictions. Traditionally, the Indian social structure based on caste was characterised by "institutionalised inequality". Centre

The Anaemic Elephant: India Report The previous estimates are based on a poverty line which has not been recalculated in the last 20 years. The experts suggest that the methodology of interpretation of the data should be modified and have

Productive employment and sustainable livelihood: The Indian Situation. The total labour force in India in 1990 was 313.4 million. It has been growing at about 2 % per annum and, by 1995, the total labour force was estimated at 344.3

  • Parliament
  • NSW monitors the health of Indian Parliament by examining and establishing some worrying trends in the way in which the Parliament functions and conducts its business. Read more
  • Judiciary
  • NSW study the specific cases to understand the mind of the Judiciary. Under this section NSW analyzes issues and proposals on judicial accountability and reforms. Read more
  • Executive
  • NSW analyses the structural challenges in the Executive such as the conflict of interest between the Parliament and the Executive and within the Executive and related issues. Read more