Migrants

Prime Minister’s Comprehensive Economic Package: Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Migrants

With the onset of militancy in Kashmir during 1989-1990, many Kashmiris had to migrate from Kashmir to safer places in Jammu and adjacent areas. According to the data from the Department of Relief and Rehabilitation Government of Jammu and Kashmir, 44,167 registered migrant families live in Jammu. Amongst them, 39868 are Kashmiri Pandit families, 2574 …

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Integrated Child Development Services: a largely unnoticed scheme that needs timely intervention

In another three years, India will commemorate the 50th Anniversary for one of its earliest flagship programmes, Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS). The programme’s intention is to ensure Early Childhood Care and Development for Children between 0-6 years of age. Beyond this, the programme also caters to the needs of pregnant and lactating mothers by …

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The Myth of Growth

In 1956, Charles Tiebout, an American economist devised an economic model (dubbed as ‘The Tiebout Model’) geared at advancing the ‘federal argument’ through a fiscal-financial fusion. The ‘Tiebout Model’ counseled that federal units/states within a country contest for migrant influx while offering an analogue to the private sector by rendering alternative baskets of public goods. …

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