The September 2020 issue of the Newsletter provides a quick recap of ICRIER’s research and policy engagements during the month of August 2020 under different thrust areas. We hope you take a few moments to glance through these updates and engage more exhaustively with anything that interests you. We look forward to your comments and suggestions.



From plate to plough: Seeding future growth for the tractor industry
Ashok Gulati & Ritika Juneja | Financial Express | August 31, 2020

Tractor industry should be facilitated to use digital tools to benefit small farmers
Ashok Gulati & Ritika Juneja | Indian Express | August 31, 2020

'Agriculture and Atmanirbharta' Is a Noble Vision, but Needs Hard Decisions and Political Consensus
Siraj Hussain | The WIRE | August 25, 2020

Making Agrochem Aatmanirbhar
Siraj Hussain & Dhanuka | ET NOW | August 18, 2020

Explained Ideas: What Ails with the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
Ashok Gulati | The Indian Express | August17, 2020

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund: Another Major Step in the Right Direction to get Agri-markets Right
Ashok Gulati | The Financial Express | August17, 2020

Agriculture Infrastructure Fund: A Novel Scheme, but it Needs Clarity
Siraj Hussain | Hindy BusinessLine | August 14, 2020

क्या है एग्री इंफ्रा फंड का फंडा?
Siraj Hussain | Hind Kisan | August 12, 2020

India's COVID-19 Crisis Has Placed Its Dairy Farmers at a Crossroads
Siraj Hussain | The WIRE | August 25, 2020

Standing up to China will Require not only Matching its Military Might but also Economic Prowess
Ashok Gulati | Indian Express | August 3, 2020

How Subsidy Reforms could Help Take on China
Ashok Gulati | Financial Express | August 3, 2020


Portals to link job-seekers and employers a good idea, also offer reskilling opportunities
Prateek Kukreja | Financial Express | August 12, 2020

Minimum Wage must be Shaped by Aim of Enhancing Incomes and Consumption
Radhicka Kapoor & Nomaan Majid | Indian Express | August 8, 2020

Labour Market, Inequalities due to COVID-19 and Revival Strategies for the Indian Economy
Radhicka Kapoor | Seasonal Magazine | August 5, 2020


Future of Artificial Intelligence - Impact on the Indian Economy
Rajat Kathuria | South Asia Chaat | August 11, 2020


India’s Insurance Sector: Challenges and Opportunities
Saon Ray, Kuntala Bandyopadhyay & Vasundhara Thakur | Ideas for India | August 31, 2020


South and West Asian Cities can be Engines of Sustainability and Inclusion Following COVID-19
Rajat Kathuria | C40 Knowledge Hub | August 11, 2020

Manufacturing Firms must Focus on Automation, Innovation & Patenting
Arpita Mukherjee | ibt.tpci.in | August 11, 2020

COVID-19 and Asia-Pacific: Economic Impact and Way Forward
Arpita Mukherjee | Asia Pacific Watch | 10 August, 2020

The Personal and the Public Coalesce in Isher Judge Ahluwalia’s Memoir
Indian Express | August 30, 2020

Looking Back: Breaking Through is a Chatty, Warm and Humorous Account of a Full Life Lived Well
Financial Express | August 30, 2020

How Manmohan Singh became the Architect of India’s Economic Fortunes
LiveMint | August 28, 2020

Isher Judge Ahluwalia Resigns as ICRIER Chairperson after 15-Year Stint
Business Standard | August 10, 2020
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