Inclusive Growth in India – A Perspective

By Dripto Mukhopadhyay

India is an independent country for more than 70 years. The country’s economic performance in recent years had been phenomenal whether we compare it with its own historical economic performance or with other countries. For instance, during the period 2010 to 2016 the annual average real GDP growth in India was about 6.7% in comparison to that of the global economy at only 2.7%. However, when we are one of the fastest growing nation in the world, did this growth touch entire population of the country? In other words, did all sections of population benefitted and participated during this income growth of the country? The answer is no. we are still struggling to reach the benefit of this growth to more than one-third of Indian population, as per conservative measure……………………………………………………………….


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Development Sector

We cover entire development sector including education, health, poverty, financial inclusion as well as including development. One of our major focus is to understand inequalities in accessibility of social infrastructure and their resultant impact on inclusive development. Our studies involving indexations help in understanding these concerns in greater details over space and by other characteristics of population in the country. Along with these, we do undertake Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) related studies with the help of robust impact assessment tools.

Current Studies in Progress:

  1. Education Development Index of Indian States – To be completed by Mid February 2019
  2. Health Insurance in India: Capturing Changes – To be completed by April 2019