Archive for December 28th, 2011

Economic and Financial Developments in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

December 28, 2011

Deepak Mohanty, ED of RBI is RBI’s regional economy expert. He has been giving speeches explaining economies of North-East region , Goa and now Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Unlike the other speeches which give an all India perspective, these bring the much unknown and very important regional flavor to the discussion. Then there are useful tables and graphs as well which are difficult to compile otherwise.

He summarises the broad findings of A&N economy :

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National Food Security Bill: A discussion

December 28, 2011

This is the title of my new paper. It look at the economics of the bill and the debates so far.

Comments/suggestions are always welcome..

Privatization of Mumbai and Delhi Airport- Thriller of a case study

December 28, 2011

There was a lot of media coverage as these two airports were privatised.

Prateek Kuhad (an intern in the Secretariat for Infrastructure, Planning Commission during July-August 2010) writes this superb case study. It was quite a thriller with bidders  going in and out of the final list and legal interventions from variety of players. The final outcome was that the bidding process was fairer and did not receive any criticism from stakeholders:

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