Projects & Publications

Lack of Affordable and Quality Power Shackling India’s Growth Story

BRIEF in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) carried out a study titled Lack of Affordable and Quality Power: Shackling India’s Growth Story to understand the impact of power shortages on the industry of the country. With a total sample of 650 companies, in 20 different sectors, the study was ....Read more

Survey on the patterns and format of SEZs, Industrial Zones, etc. in India

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) undertook a study on ‘The patterns and format of Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Industrial Zones, etc. in India’ in collaboration with Japan Development Institute (JDI). Spread over a huge geographical area, there are several forms of industrial estates in India, namely Industrial Zones, Investment Promotion Zones, ....Read more

Need Assessment across 10 MSME Clusters in India

BRIEF, in collaboration with GIZ undertook a study under Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Financing and Development, to assess the credit gaps in 10 MSME clusters in India. The objective of the study was to map clusters and cluster actors – non-financial gaps and infrastructure gaps (10 clusters in 6 industrial segments), assess the multi-sectorial ....Read more

Monetising Gold: A Study in India

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) is conducting a study, ’Monetising Gold: A Study in India’ in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). The objective of the study is to get a perception of the individual and the Indian household about gold based on which alternative policy ....Read more

Community Awareness Building on Girl Child and Conscientiousness Building on the Pre-conception, Pre-natal, Diagnostic Testing (PCPNDT) Act

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a survey on behalf of IDF for their study, ‘Community Awareness Building on Girl Child and Conscientiousness Building on the Pre-conception, Pre-natal, Diagnostic Testing (PCPNDT) Act’. The overall objective of the project under evaluation was to create mass awareness about the consequences of female foeticide ....Read more

Skill Gap Assessment for the State of Uttarakhand

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a study, ‘Skill Gap Assessment for the State of Uttarakhand’ in collaboration with Ernst & Young. The objective of the study primarily revolved around socio-economic profile – demographics, economic profile of the district by industry, and state of education - Identify developmental opportunities keeping in ....Read more

Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted a survey for the Indian Development Foundation study, ‘Strengthening Women’s Social, Economic and Political Empowerment’, to evaluate an IKEA initiative. BRIEF conducted the survey, with a sample of around 5,000 in 3 districts – Mirzapur (City block and Ramnagar block), Jaunpur (Rampur and Barsathi blocks) and in ....Read more