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Ease of Business Ranking- 2018

India has jumped in the World Bank’s “Ease of Doing Business” index from 146 in 2014 to 100 in October, 2017. What is Ease of Doing Business Index? This index developed by World Bank on the basis of 10 parameters or 10 sub-indices. These include: Starting a business– Procedures, time, cost and minimum capital to […]

World Bank Benchmark Poverty Line in Dollars

The Copenhagen Declaration at the “World Summit on Social Development” describes poverty as “a condition characterized by severe deprivation of basic human needs such as food, shelter, safe drinking water, sanitation, health, education, and information”. Traditionally, World Bank has used $1.25 per person a day benchmark for “extreme poverty. This benchmark is based on the […]

World Bank Concept of Good Administration

A good administration refers to both the requirements of service without undue delay and access to appropriate service. The concept ‘effective administration’ is means that each department, agency, local authority, or other public body exercises its powers in accordance with the purposes and standards defined bylaw in an economical and efficient manner. From a broader […]

Various Issues around legal framework for Indian Diaspora

Figures compiled by the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs show that there are over 2,19,09,875 NRIs spread out across over different countries. The actual numbers are expected to be much higher than this. Whatever the exact figure is, it cannot be denied that India has a strong and active NRI and PIO/OCI community. As of […]