India's healthcare system is dominated by a fragmented and highly diverse private healthcare sector ranging from large multi-specialty and corporate hospitals, diagnostic centres, not-for-profit hospitals, charitable trust hospitals and nursing homes, to individual practitioner led clinics (qualified and unqualified), chemist shops and tradition

The Union Budget 2021-22 comes at a time that is unprecedented. 122 million people have lost their jobs and millions are at risk of falling back into poverty (Vyas, 2020). At the same time, the wealth of billionaires in India has continued to grow at a rapid pace— Mukesh Ambani earned INR 90 crore per hour since the lockdown began.

Tenurial rights are critical for the Indigenous and forest-dwelling communities, and especially tribal groups of India. The discourse around the ownership, governance and management of forests in India underwent a significant change with the enactment of the Forest Rights Act, 2006.

This study is an attempt to address challenges related to water consumption and pollution in a transboundary basin with multiple stakeholders embedding itself in the context of the social space of the rivers.

This study by Oxfam India analyses the regional disparity and inequality in Bihar with respect to the other states in India and inter-district variations within the state. It is based mainly on secondary data from published official reports, individual studies, etc.

This compilation of case studies from the central eastern tribal states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand is an attempt to bring together practices and experiences of forest dependent communities of managing and governing their resources.

Since unpaid care work is central to women’s selfhood and ascribed identities as daughters, daughters-in-law, wives and mothers, it features integrally in the power dynamics of the household.

‘Rivers of Hope’ captures the struggles of the riparian communities to survive around the raging rivers in Assam and Uttar Pradesh.

The current developmental models have created a state of joblessness in the country and the government should shift its development focus towards labour intensive sectors to create more jobs, Oxfam India said.

Along with the global community, with some unfinished agenda of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), India has adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) envisioning a holistic development by 2030.

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