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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2016
    India

    This is a working paper and the project is part of a larger research agenda which attempts to understand inequalities within groups that are recognised as disadvantaged by the Indian state. Specific focus is the set of groups labeled as Mahadalits by the Government of Bihar, who are a subset of the SCs in the state.

    Author(s) is particularly interested in whether programs for Mahadalits suffer from the same problems as past attempts at equalising opportunity through affirmative action.

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    February, 2008
    India

    It is in this spirit that the Second Administrative Reforms commission (ARc) in its Report on capacity building for conflict Resolution has tried to examine the background and emerging facets of the many conflicts that plague India.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    April, 2006
    India

    The study is based on the premise that it is important for women to have effective rights in land and it studies the land rights of women in Tripura, a state in north-east India. The study assesses the extent to which the women of Tripura enjoy effective rights in land and suggests measures for enhancing the effective rights in land that are presently enjoyed by the women of the state.

    The research study was carried out by the Tripura Commission for Women and was sponsored by the National Commission for Women, New Delhi.

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2012
    India

    The study on Property Rights of women in Tamil Nadu covers the property rights of Women belonging to various religious groups- Hindu, Muslims, Christians, Parsis and in particular Tribal Women of Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu. In this light, the current study is an attempt to comprehend the inheritence patttern of interstate property wuth a descriptive succession. 

  5. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    December, 2014
    India

    This paper focuses on the enforcement of proprietary rights of women by the Indian courts and their endeavor to interpretlegislation in favour of marginalized women. 

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2016
    India

    To understand more about people’s perceptions of the security of property rights, in India and in the rest of the world, we launched a series of surveys. The first survey was carried out with 14,000 respondents in 14 states across India. We plan to do similar research in other countries, building up to a global survey that will reveal similarities and differences between societies when it comes to people’s perceptions of property rights. 

  7. Library Resource
    Legislation & Policies
    January, 2007
    India

    An Act to provide for preservation, protection, regulation, acquisition, and maintenance of Hill land and other ecological sites of the State and more specifically within the jurisdiction of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto Whereas it is expedient to provide for preservation, protection, regulation and maintenance of Hill land and other ecological sites of the State and more specifically within the jurisdiction of the Guwahati Municipal Corporation and to protect the said hill land and ecological sites from unaut

  8. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    April, 2015
    India

     This brief presents an analysis of the actual mechanics of these regulations, and how they relate to each other. In doing so, authoher reaches exactly the opposite conclusion of the government of India and the financial media. The brief find that India’s current system of financial and environmental regulation is jeopardizing India’s financial system for entirely different reasons to those often argued. And the planned “reforms” of this system will exacerbate these growing threats.

  9. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    October, 2013
    India

    A major gap in understanding the situation in India with respect to land and its control is the takeover of common lands, which rarely figures in discourses on land. The Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (SPWD, New Delhi) and RRI commissioned case studies on the takeover of common lands in India in an attempt to fill this gap. This paper is a compilation of those studies. Based on these case studies, an international conference was held in December 2012 to reflect the current situation and discuss possible policy actions.

  10. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2010
    India

    The Ministry of Environment and Forests and the Ministry of Tribal Affairs constituted a Joint Committee in April 2010 to review the implementation of the Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 popularly known as Forests Rights Act (FRA) in the country with a specific TOR outlined for the purpose.

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