Factsheet – Emerging Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) & India

The New Development Bank (NDB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) are the world’s youngest development finance institutions and India possesses a significant stake in both Banks. This factsheet provides an overview of the structure and operations of the two banks as well as the...

Deconstructing Indian Overseas Foreign Direct Investments – Historical & Contemporary Trends

The Indian public and private sector have been investing in manufacturing and services in overseas markets for decades with the scale of such investments having accelerated markedly since the turn of the millennium. As its economy continues to grow, Indian businesses and corporations have managed...

The Right To Know – The NDB’s Information Disclosure Policy in a Comparative Context

The world’s youngest development finance institution (DFI), steered by the BRICS nations, released its information disclosure policy in June 2017. The core document is important in that establishes the Bank’s policy on transparency, accountability and inclusive participation. The policy was...

Indo-Bangladesh Development Cooperation Report

This report seeks to analyse the modalities, processes and outcomes of Indian development cooperation with Bangladesh. It is the second in a series of country case studies assessing the effectiveness of India’s foreign aid programme and specifically examines the impact of Lines of Credit (LOCs) on...

The Future We Want – Implementing the SDGs

This policy brief examines the current contours of India’s socio-economic and environmental architecture and situates the challenges of effectively implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development within it. It aims to provide prescriptions for overcoming these challenges in order to...