Gender budgeting is a public policy innovation intended to transform governments’ objectives to women’s empowerment into budgetary commitments.
This paper argues that Prime Ministers Modi and Morrison have raised the bar in the bilateral relationship, even if that outcome may be more the result of circumstance than whole-heartedly planned effort.
India cannot afford to adopt a simplistic approach to foreign policy issues and must realise that absolute convergence is impossible with any country. It is important to realise that ties between India and the US are driven by mutual economic and strategic interests and the...
This paper argues that it is important that India tries to bring ties with some of its neighbours in South Asia back on track. There can be no one way of dealing with China; a multi-layered approach is needed to deal with Beijing.
In a post-Covid-19 world, the India-US relationship is likely to be important, not just in the context of South Asia, but also for the Indo-Pacific region as well as globally. In recent months, Washington and Delhi have signalled that they will strengthen defence co-operation.
Fact Check: Tony Abbott exaggerating India's 'absolutely impeccable record' on nuclear non-proliferation
As the government formalises an agreement to sell uranium to India, over-turning a decades-old ban, Prime Minister Tony Abbott claims the Asian nation has an "absolutely impeccable record" on nuclear non-proliferation.
In line with the trend of spread of Lean Construction concepts in the recent past, Lean construction philosophy was introduced in a large industrial project of a leading organisation about two years back. The drive by the top management, augmented by efforts of the Lean...
The Indian construction industry is in need for a change; a change that can help its people and organizations discard the conventional project management approach of 'Command and control'; a change that can create better collaboration between project teams and reduce blame games. Lean construction...
Risk is the outcome of an event which may be predicted on the basis of statistical probability. Construction projects have inherent risks associated with it. The main aim of this paper is to identify the critical risk factors and to propose a model to find...
Construction projects around the world currently use the Last planner system (LPS) with different approaches. In this paper, we compare the Indian and Norwegian industry because of their contrasting cultural settings, in order to gather experiences and formulate possible improvements to their LPS approaches. A...