Demographics

Update on India’s States: April 21, 2016

Prime Minister Modi announces e-trading platform for agriculture produce, Rajasthan relaxes is “two child policy” for government employees, Uttar Pradesh leading in public-private partnerships, Naidu approaches World Bank for building Andhra’s capital, ADB to provide $300 million for roads in…

Update on India’s States: February 24, 2016

West Bengal’s finance minister Amit Mitra (former head of FICCI) to lead GST committee for states; Andhra legislature meets starting March 5; Delhi government launches solar power subsidy program; Karnataka expands industrial self-certification program; Maharasthra dramatically liberalizes retail sector; Tamil…

Update on India’s States: January 27, 2016

This week, Maharashtra passes new policies reducing inspections, easing land transfer, and allowing direct sales by farmers to retailers; the center extends the deadline for implementing the Food Security Act again; Telangana is getting a National Investment and Manufacturing Zone; Uttar Pradesh extends industrial…