Foundation for Economic Development

Dr. Arvind Panagariya Shares His Expectations from the 2023 Budget

With the 2023 budget around the corner, former chair of the Niti Aayog, Dr Arvind Panagriya speaks with FED’s Operating Partner, Piyush Doshi, about his expectations from the last full budget before the general elections in 2024. He talks about the need for choosing capital expenditure over fiscal consolidation, diverting capital towards labour-intensive manufacturing industries […]

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The $100 Billion Opportunity in Textile & Apparel

The right reforms across a few clusters can help India capture $100 billion of incremental exports trade in textile and apparel over the next 5 years, creating more than 10 million jobs When India gained independence in 1947, the country had a flourishing textile industry. Over 400 textile mills employed more than 5 lakh workers. […]