Projects & Publications

Cross LoC Trade: Creating Positive Constituencies

Conciliation Resources and Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) have jointly launched a program on Cross LoC trade through Jammu and Kashmir, primarily aimed at supporting and fostering LoC trade and addressing the associated development issues. Over the last seven years Cross LoC trade has been the most impactful Confidence Building Measure ....Read more

Penetration of IT in Medium and Small Enterprises in India

The study was carried out with an objective to identify and understand the challenges encountered by the industries (Manufacturing, IT, Retail, etc.) on account of non-availability of IT infrastructure. The study was also aimed at understanding the possible benefits such industries would derive from adoption of IT in routine business activities. The study provides an ....Read more

Feasibility Study on Joint Venture Project between Toyo Agricultural Machinery and Indian Strategic Partner for Potato Harvester

Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) in collaboration with Toyo Agricultural Machinery carried out the above mentioned study to gauge the demand and supply dynamics of agricultural machinery in the state of Punjab. The objective of this market study was to measure the business potential for Toyo Agricultural Machinery, Japan (TAM) in ....Read more

Identifying Natural Resource Based Rural Development Projects in Chhattisgarh

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) commissioned Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) to participate in a study on implementation of UPNRM - Umbrella Program in Natural Resource Management (UPNRM) - programme in selected districts of Chhattisgarh. The objective of the program was to “enhance the effectiveness of selected public and ....Read more

Challenges Faced by Hi-tech Start-ups and Early Growth Stage Firms in their Growth Trajectory

Wadhwani Foundation commissioned Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) to conduct a survey on the challenges faced by Hi-tech start-ups and early growth stage firms in India. The study was sponsored by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). The aim of this project was to identify and analyze various ....Read more

Assessing the Impact of Imports under EPCG Scheme on India’s Exports and its Capital Goods Sector

Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) is currently involved in an assignment titled ‘Assessing the Impact of Imports under EPCG Scheme on India’s Exports and its Capital Goods Sector’ with The Centre for WTO Studies (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade). The study aims at assessing the impact of import of capital goods ....Read more

Bridging Infrastructural Deficits at Select Trade Ports in India

The project ‘Bridging  Infrastructural Deficits at Select Trade Ports in India’ aims at facilitating trade by developing a comprehensive ‘port-wise plan of action’ for policy reforms and infrastructural improvement, through an outreach program with relevant stakeholders. This project will discern critical infrastructural deficits and policy reforms which need to be addressed to capitalize on trade ....Read more

E-Pharmacy – Perception of Consumers

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) has been involved in conducting a primary survey based study titled “E-Pharmacy - Perception of Consumers”. The aim of the study was to understand consumers’ perspectives towards the novel concept of online pharmacies while encompassing their views and readiness towards adopting this technology fuelled medicine buying ....Read more

Multi-Stakeholder Perception Study – Regional Cooperation in South Asia

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) is conducting a study on Stakeholders’ Perception towards Regional Cooperation in South Asia. The aim of the study is to gauge the perceptions among policy makers, economic actors and other relevant stakeholders on the subject of regional cooperation, thereby focusing on prospects for intensifying political, economic ....Read more

Global Best Practices in Credit Guarantee Schemes

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) is conducting a study on Global Best Practices in Credit Guarantee Schemes. The objective of the study is to study credit guarantee schemes and institutions across various countries, share some of the best international practices, and also suggest measures that a credit guarantee agency can imbibe in its ....Read more