Projects

Industry Engagement in Skill Development: Skill Gap in High Growth Manufacturing & Service Sectors

With an objective to understand the level of engagement of industries in skill development domain and their participation in skill development programs, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has undertaken a study ....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 ....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 ....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. ....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 ....Read more

Democracy Survey

Observer Research Foundation (ORF), a New Delhi based research think tank, has commissioned a multinational study titled ‘Democracy Survey’. The objective of the study is to seek opinion of the public in general on democracy ....Read more

Pursuing Reforms at Indian Ports to Improve the Trading Environment for International Business

The project “Pursuing Reforms at Indian Ports to Improve the Trading Environment for International Business” aims at pursuing, promoting and facilitating identified procedural reforms, supporting their implementation and positively impacting policy-making in four broad areas: ....Read more

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 ....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 ....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 ....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) - ....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 ....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 ....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 ....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 ....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, ....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 ....Read more

Non-Tariff Measures: India-Bangladesh and India-Nepal

Bureau of Research on Industry and Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) conducted the survey in India for the World Bank project 'Non Tariff Measures in India-Nepal & India Bangladesh'. The core objective of the study was to ....Read more

India – Pakistan Trade Normalization

India and Pakistan occupy a special place among South Asian countries as the two economies are large and developed economies and are most competent in terms of domestic development and regional development. Though both the ....Read more

Lagging Regions in South Asia Regional Integration, Connectivity and Competitiveness

BRIEF conducted a survey  for a project, “Lagging Regions in South Asia: Regional Integration, Connectivity, And Competitiveness”, by the World Bank and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) . The study aimed to understand the issues in ....Read more

Database Generation on Non-Tariff Measures

BRIEF undertook a study on Database Generation on Non-Tariff Measures in collaboration with The World Bank. The objective of the study was to identify and generate database on NTMs in India, essentially categories C-K from ....Read more

Feasibility and Market Estimation

BRIEF has conducted multiple studies in collaboration with Dun and Bradstreet (DNB). These studies, most of which are either feasibility studies or markets estimations, have been set in different parts of the country, on a ....Read more

Business Perception Study of Indian Industry

BRIEF in collaboration with Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) carried out a Business Perception Study of Indian Industry, to gauge the business climate as felt by the Micro Small and Medium ....Read more

Strengthening the Textiles and Clothing Sector in South Asia

BRIEF undertook the survey of Indian readymade garment manufacturing units for the study titled ‘Strengthening the Textiles and Clothing Sector in South Asia’, on behalf of  Indian Council for Research and International Economic Relations (ICRIER) ....Read more

Stakeholder Perception on Financial Sector Legislative Reform Commission (FSLRC)

Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamental (BRIEF) undertook a study on Stakeholder Perception on Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC) in collaboration with Federation of India Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).The study ....Read more

Seeking Efficiency and Excellence in the Implementation of Infrastructure Projects in India

The basic objective of the study was to examine factors affecting execution of infrastructure projects in India. It was proposed to take up a sample of projects in different infrastructure sectors, states, in the public ....Read more

Study of India’s Investment Environment, Major FDI Inflows and Suggestion for Taiwan’s Businessmen

BRIEF conducted a survey and primary data analysis for the study, by Indian Council for Research and International Economic Relations (ICRIER), titled ‘A Study of India's Investment Environment, Major FDI Inflows and Suggestion for Taiwan's Businessmen’ ....Read more

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 ....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 ....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 ....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 ....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) ....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 ....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 ....Read more