Tag Search: “land”
The Forest Rights Act, 2006 was a landmark forest legislation in India, which recognised individual and community rights over forest resources. However, as of November 2018, only 44.83% of titles have...
- Sayak Sinha
- 15 July, 2020
- Notes from the Field
Infrastructure development remains a key constraint in India’s economic development. Given the budgetary constraints of the government, private financing for infrastructure provisioning through public...
- Meenakshi Sinha
- 19 February, 2020
This year’s Economic Survey, the flagship document of the Ministry of Finance, was recently tabled in the Parliament at a time of economic slowdown and rural distress in India. In this post, Sudha Nar...
- Sudha Narayanan
- 05 February, 2020
India has one of the most ambitious targets for forest cover as part of its Nationally Determined Contributions to the Paris Agreement which will require considerable land and financial resources. In ...
- Shubham Sharma
- 10 April, 2019
In December 2018, I4I organised a panel discussion on ‘The Way Forward for the Indian Economy’ with K.P. Krishnan (Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), T.N. Ninan (Business Standard), ...
- Nalini Gulati
- 29 January, 2019
While land reform has been shown to have benefits like increased agricultural productivity and access to credit, not much attention has been devoted to investigating its impact on gender inequality wi...
Digital India Land Records Modernisation Programme: Assessing impact in Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra
Government of India launched the National Land Records Modernisation Programme in 2008, with the aim of establishing a system of titles to ensure conclusive proof of land ownership. The programme was ...
In a recent I4I editorial, Ashok Kotwal described the challenge of job creation that is facing the Indian economy today. In December 2017, Prof. Kotwal moderated a panel discussion on the topic betwe...
- Nalini Gulati
- 30 January, 2018
Homestead land rights, that is, the security a household enjoys over the plot of land on which its dwelling is built, shape livelihoods and living standards for poor and marginalised populations in ru...
Firms in India often find it difficult to purchase land, resulting in projects being delayed, relocated, or cancelled. Analysing firm- and state-level data, this column explores the impact of post-in...
Empirical evidence increasingly shows that farmers are willing to have their land acquired if the price-compensation package is acceptable. Given this trend, Dhanmanjiri Sathe argues that the discours...
- Dhanmanjiri Sathe
- 25 January, 2017