Update on India’s States: March 1, 2018

ADB signs $84 million water project in Bihar; Maharashtra releases draft safety and health policy for workers; UN technology innovation laboratory to be set up in Haryana; Nasscom and Telangana to set up center of excellence for data science and…

Japan: Energy & Geopolitics

Japan’s energy mix has undergone considerable changes since the 2011 Fukushima Nuclear Disaster, resulting in growing natural gas imports and coal use. In this Energy 360° podcast Ken Koyama, Managing Director and Chief Economist of The Institute of Energy Economics,…

India’s Northeast States Head to the Polls

By Kartikeya Singh — This month, three of India’s “seven sisters” states (Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland), those located in the country’s ethnically distinct northeast, head to the polls. Situated in a region long plagued by security challenges and poor infrastructure,…

Update on India’s States: February 21, 2018

New Development Bank signs $100 million loan agreement to revive the Indira Gandhi Canal system; Karnataka and West Bengal opt out of the National Health Protection Scheme; Punjab released its outdoor advertisement policy; Tamil Nadu ranks ninth in the world…

Update on India’s States: February 14, 2018

NITI Aayog launches comprehensive ranking of states on health; Maharashtra announces its electric vehicle policy; Google India and Tata Trusts expand “Internet Saathi” program in Tamil Nadu; Andhra reaches 6,554 MW of renewable energy projects; DIPP and Startup India launch…

Update on India’s States: February 7, 2018

World Bank and Asian Development Bank sign loan agreements for state-level projects for road building, drip irrigation, solar parks and promotion of India’s rural economy; Madhya Pradesh announces new excise policy; Bihar closes three hydro power projects; and more. Center…