In 2022-23, India’s LPG consumption was 28.5 million tons (MT) and production was 12.8 MT. At over 41.1 percent, LPG imports accounted for the largest share of petroleum product imports in 2022-23. Domestic LPG consumption accounted for over 89 percent of total consumption.

Delhi—a city and union territory of India containing the country’s capital, New Delhi—continues to grow in population, posing challenges to civic agencies in the provision of citizens’ essential needs.

India's unemployment rate is likely to decline by as much as 97 basis points by 2028 as the country's economy hits the USD 5 trillion mark, fuelling a rise in employment, a new report said.

Climate change poses a significant risk to global food security. Rising temperatures, extreme weather events, and shifting precipitation patterns impact food production, disrupting food supply chains, increasing food prices, and diminishing food safety.

Vehicular congestion and insufficient parking facilities are significant emerging challenges for India’s mega and metropolitan cities, severely impairing mobility.

In the context of India’s 2023 G20 Presidency, this report provides an overview of the experience of carbon pricing across the world. It focuses on the benefits of these instruments, the challenges that impede wider adoption, and the plausible solutions that can lead to the faster uptake of these tools by emerging economies.

The study undertakes a quantitative analysis of the value chain of plastics in India to estimate the social benefits that can be generated from adopting a circular framework. The study also conducted an alternate scenario analysis, where the degree of circularity in 2030 is varied to emphasise the need for urgent implementation.

To assess the sustainability and resilience of the Indian health system, PHSSR and the Observer Research Foundation conducted research across the seven key domains, with a particular focus on how the health system responded to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Rapid advancements in medicine and falling fertility rates have contributed to the rise in the population of India’s older adults in recent decades.

Despite the call for a global paradigm shift in water governance—from the traditional reductionist engineering approach to the more holistic integrated river basin governance framework—a change is not yet perceptible in India’s water governance architecture.