• Development Roadmap: Threat to India’s Environment and Wildlife

    The development roadmap of present government as indicated through their recent economic policies would sharply pose a threat to India’s marginalized communities, green environment and precious wildlife. Thus with the dilution of the Forest Conservation Act, 1980 by the Ministry of Environment and Forest to grant forest clearances for facilitating development projects is a step towards this.

  • The first Union Budget 2014-15 of NDA II government exemplifies and reiterates its core ideology, which is pro-market, pro-business and pro-rich. It brings out the big picture, which clearly favours the rich and neo-rich society. Know more about it.

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Policy Watch

 A weekly newsletter, customised for political groups in India, that covers national and international policy related news. The primary objective of the newsletter  is to create awareness on social, political and economic issues in the country. It hopes to channelize information flow to legislators and various other decision makers in the democratic system.

 

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Policy Database

A comprehensive database to track changes and provide evaluation for over 3,000 central government policies and schemes under various Ministries. The goal is to stockpile all policies in one place to give easy access to representatives and citizens alike.

 

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Policy Research Services

Recognising the pivotal role played by elected representatives in a democratic system, RGICS offers advisory services to legislators to deepen their understanding on policies, capacity to debate and prepare them to represent the voices of the common people and the marginalized. RGICS organises policy briefings, legislative discussions and quardrilateral conversations to enhance the policy capacity of political leaders and their role in public policy decision making.