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India-Pakistan tensions and power co-operation

Tridivesh Singh Maini Senior Research Associate, The Jindal School of International Affairs, OP Jindal Global University, Sonepat Captain Amarinder Singh Chief Minister (CM) of Punjab, during his meeting (April 21, 2017) with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sought the intervention for sale of electricity to Pakistan and Nepal. According to the Punjab CM, since the state ....Read more

Conducting Evaluation Study of Capital Investment in GFSS Scheme and Infrastructure Plan-I implemented by Energy Department, Govt. of Maharashtra

The Dept. of Statistics & Economics, Planning Dept. of Govt. of Maharashtra initiated this evaluation study with multi-pronged objectives including evaluation of physical and financial achievement of the schemes, identifying problems during its implementation, the scheme’s effectiveness and adequacy as well as evaluation of the impact of the scheme on village and semi-urban consumers. CRIS ....Read more

Cross-LoC trade: Enhancing Opportunities and Expanding Constituencies

Following successful completion of the study on Cross-LoC Trade: Creating Positive Constituencies with Conciliation Resources and presentation of report, Trading Confidence: A Compelling Case for Cross Line of Control Trade, BRIEF has started phase two of the study with the aim of taking forward the recommendations from the previous study. The objective of the current ....Read more

Survey on the Application of Private Sustainability Standards: Scope and Nature

Over the years, international trade has witnessed a decrease in tariffs in many countries. However, tariff barriers are getting increasingly replaced by non-tariff barriers such as standards – voluntary and mandatory –  and technical regulations. In addition, exporters are also having to comply with private sustainability standards (PSS) imposed by the importers. These standards, by ....Read more

Study on Timeline of Export and Import of Containers through the JNP

In the context of facilitating pertinent reform measures to foster ease of doing business, BRIEF has undertaken a study of the various procedures and agencies involved in the supply chain for export and import through the Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNP). The study, commissioned by The Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), involves an analytical assessment ....Read more

Riya Sinha – Research Associate

Riya has over two years of experience in research pertaining to international trade, peace-building and conflict resolution through trade in Jammu and Kashmir. She has co-authored several publications on the subject. These include: Private Participation at Indian Ports – Resurgence through Reforms (Policy Brief, 2017) Direct Delivery at Indian Ports – A situational assessment (Policy ....Read more

Akhtar Malik – Manager (Projects)

Akhtar’s research interests include International trade with a focus on trade facilitation, policy, and regulatory reforms. He also has hands-on experience in peacebuilding and development interventions. He has over 5 years of extensive field experience in research, monitoring and evaluation, including working with communities and non-governmental organisations (NGOs). At BRIEF, Akhtar has contributed to policy ....Read more

Samit Chakraborty – Manager (Projects)

Samit’s prior experience includes business and investment research as well as fund raising activities, focused on areas such as preparation of research reports, building business proposals, deal origination and screening, preparation of documents such as teasers, IMs and business plans, industry analysis, company analysis, financial statement analysis, comparables analysis, etc. At BRIEF, Samit primarily manages ....Read more

Anjani Kumar Jha – Manager (Projects)

Anjani is a post graduate from Delhi University. After completing his post-graduation, he worked as a freelancer for a project on Formal and Informal Business Economy in Delhi, and thereafter was associated India-China Economic and Cultural Council (ICEC Council) as a research associate. His work at ICEC involved developing and drafting reports and articles on ....Read more

Rajendra Prasad – Senior Manager (Projects)

Rajendra possesses over 14 years of diversified experience in Consulting, Strategic Marketing, Brand & Corporate Communication, Social Marketing, Direct Marketing and Sales. His research career started working as a Research Consultant with Indian Council for Market Research wherein he contributed towards accomplishment of several socio-economic projects for central & state government machineries, apex research bodies ....Read more