Making Business Easy: A Method to Ramp-up State Capacity

In this article. Dr K P Krishnan, IEPF Chair Professor in Regulatory Economics, NCAER and Ravi Venkatesan, Founder and Chairman of the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship share lessons from the Pubjab’s bottom-up model in overhauling its regulatory requirements to improve the regulatory environment for businesses.

Economic Discrimination on the Basis of Sex

Many legacy laws in India prevent women from choosing to work or deter their employment. Outdated prohibitory and discriminatory Indian laws continue to restrict women’s economic participation. Someplace entry barriers for women job-seekers, others increase the costs of employing women. We have built an exhaustive list of legal provisions passed by the Union and state governments and a cross-state analysis of laws that sanction economic discrimination against women. Our work will give Centre and State governments a comprehensive repeal and amendment agenda assisting them to meet Sustainable Development Goal 5.1.1.

State-level Ease of Doing Business Transformation in India

Burdensome regulations thwart the productivity and size of businesses in India. In collaboration with the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship, Trayas provides strategy, research, and policy support to stir regulatory transformation at the state-level.

Unveiling Use of Government Orders in Private School Regulation

In collaboration with the Central Square Foundation, Trayas will collect, categorise and analyse government orders and resolutions issued to regulate private schools. Executed in six States, the database will serve as a public good and advance our collective understanding of school regulation.