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  • Advancing Multilateralism in a Populist Age 

    Wright, Thomas (Brookings India, 2021-02-15)
    This paper looks at how multilateralists in the United States and Europe are thinking about strengthening a cooperative international order at a time when populism and nationalism are strong forces in many of the major powers. The paper distinguishes ...
  • Skewed critical minerals global supply chains post COVID-19: Reforms for making India self-reliant 

    Chadha, Rajesh (Brookings India, 2020-06-05)
    The IEA Report (2020) provides a description of key challenges around global supply of select critical minerals. A justified tightening of labour and environment standards in Congo might impact cobalt production and downstream supply chains. In the ...
  • DisComs post-COVID-19: Untangling the historical challenges, short-term needs, and long-term ambitions 

    Tongia, Rahul (Brookings India, 2020-06-05)
    Electricity distribution companies (“DisComs”) are the linchpin of the electricity chain, but they have also been called the weakest link. Created starting in the late 1990s as part of electricity reforms, these were a part of the unbundling of the ...
  • Falling Short of Addressing the Real Challenges: Comments and Analysis on the Draft Electricity (Amendment) Bill 2020 

    Singh, Daljit; Tongia, Rahul (Brookings India, 2020-06-05)
    There are three major challenges that the power sector is facing. First, there are many features of the Electricity Act of 2003 (EA2003) that have not been implemented or are not working properly. The reasons for these failures must be understood and ...

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