India’s creative economy is large, but its untapped potential is even larger. This study provides the first reliable measure on the size of India’s creative economy, explores the many challenges faced by the creative industries, and provides recommendations to make India one of the most creative societies in the world.

This report makes an attempt to comprehend various challenges in trade, investment and battery waste management of EVs in India and identifies diverse solutions to aid India’s EV transition. This summary captures, in brief, the major findings of the larger study aimed towards policy makers, and technology enablers.

Region-wise analyses highlight that the agricultural growth in the western, central and Bundelkhand regions significantly depend upon the basic infrastructure including adequate power to the agricultural sector, better road network, and irrigation development, though the variable power to agriculture was insignificant in Bundelkhand.

Bilateral and regional free trade agreements increasingly substitute for the World Trade Organization in trade negotiations. Accordingly, civil society organisations opposed to trade liberalisation target this new generation of trade agreements as well.

It is for the first time in recent history that almost the entire world is facing a shared threat - the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite specific contexts and capabilities of countries and communities, there are potential lessons to be learnt from their strategies and experiences in tackling this shared threat.

With timely actions and sound policies, India can turn the COVID-19 pandemic—one of the greatest economic and social crises of our lifetime—into an opportunity to transform its economy and society.

As countries progress towards a clean and sustainable future, Energy Storage Systems (ESS) can play a critical role in serving key energy end-uses in an energy secure and environmentally benign manner.

In this paper, we try to cover a whole range of polices and schemes that have been undertaken in India to finance disaster risk resilience (DRR).

Globally, there were 809.9 million undernourished people, of which 194.4 million people (24 per cent) were in India in 2016-18. India had around 30.9 per cent (46 millions) of the world’s stunted children under five years of age and 50.9 per cent (25.2 million) of the world’s wasted children in 2016-18 (FAO, IFAD, UNICEF, WFP and WHO, 2019).

This paper tries to establish the interrelation between the energy sector and the net zero emission goal, focusing on India’s pathways to a low carbon future.

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