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How have last-mile delivery systems adapted to the slew of relief measures introduced by government bodies? This blog piece attempts to answer this question while presenting recommendations on leveraging these adaptations to create a robust and sustainable welfare infrastructure.
While it is still early to fully understand the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic on small-scale fisheries, rapid insights from the ground are important to shape policy actions and programs. This article is based on interactions with small-scale fisherfolk, co-operative and union leaders in Chennai. The observations are likely to have broad relevance to small-scale fisheries in other parts of the Indian coastline.
The MSME team set out to capture the stories of small businesses and livelihoods to throw light on the struggles and challenges faced by them amid the pandemic. This is the second part of the photo-essay.
The final installment in the three-part series - ‘Beyond Health: How the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting financial services in India’, looks at implications of the COVID crisis on fintechs in India. Based on discussions with founders of two fintech companies, this piece explores the challenges faced by fintechs in the current context, and highlights opportunities for growth.
The MSME team set out to capture the stories of small businesses and livelihoods to throw light on the struggles and challenges faced by them amid the pandemic. This is the first part of the photo-essay.
The Covid-19 pandemic will undoubtedly send long-lasting shockwaves across all sectors and segments of society. To understand what this means for the Financial Inclusion sector, LEAD is taking a journey - virtual, of course - across India, speaking with experts and industry leaders. The second part in this series presents interesting insights from discussions with two prominent sector experts - Dr. N. Jeyaseelan and Mr. N. Srinivasan.
This piece presents interesting insights from a design-thinking hackathon organised by Good Business Lab in collaboration with their industry partner Shahi Exports. The hackathon focused on developing practical guidelines to design an anxiety-free workplace experience for workers in the manufacturing sector.
Lockdown measures and stay at home orders as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic have resulted in a sharp increase in domestic violence as victims find themselves trapped at home with their abusers. This blog piece looks into policy interventions that can help mitigate the current situation as well as become part of counter-measures to epidemics in the long run.