Laying a strong foundation – Assembly elections 2016

Anirban Ganguly The Assembly elections results of May 19 are a decisive pointer to the cluelessness and lack of direction of the Congress Party, especially under the tutelage and control of its first “dynasty”. With all his melodrama, cheap pot-shots, tactics of stalling Parliament and lending support to forces and formations that called for India’s

Failing to Connect the Unconnected (An Analysis of the Performance of 2 States in the Implementation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY))

Devyani Bhushan Executive Summary  Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) was launched on 25th December, 2000 by the then Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS). The then NDA Government conceived PMGSY as part of a broader strategy of rural poverty reduction and strengthening of rural livelihoods. This paper,