Reflections on First Year of Modi Government

Mon, 2015-05-25

May 26, 2015 marks the one-year anniversary of the formation of the Modi government in India. Listed below are recently published articles commenting on the government’s record during this first year by Professors Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna, Director and Deputy Director respectively, of the soon-to-be-launched Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies at Columbia University and by Professor Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman on Niti Ayog (formerly the Planning Commission), on leave from Columbia University.

Read the full articles here:

India TodayA much-needed turnaround — by Arvind Panagariya, published May 23, 2015

Times of IndiaPM’s pledges can’t be implemented in a year — by Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna, published May 21, 2015

The Economic TimesOne year of Modi government: PM’s reform speed is rightly slow, some slogans not so smart — by Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna, published May 19, 2015

(Homepage photo credit: India Today)

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