Socio-Economic Transformation

India is in the midst of a transformation. Spurred on by the economic liberalisation in the 1990s, the country has gradually moved ahead on a path of industrial and technological modernisation and a further integration into the global markets. The rise of the middle class has challenged existing traditions and values. Urban areas have become the hub of employment and witnessed social progression, triggering an ever-growing migration towards cities. The thrust for modernisation as well as burgeoning household consumption, over the years, have pushed up the demand for electricity, whose production has mostly been based on fossil fuels, creating social and environmental problems. Consequently, today, the numbers of young Indians that want a future based on new technologies and ideas is steadily on the rise. Furthermore, digitalisation is disrupting old business models and traditions, and new ways of living are emerging.

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Events

Tuesday, 15.11.2022 | Event
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There is a gap in connecting socio-ecological enterprises with the impact investment world, by language, by purpose, by objective, by approach.


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Enabling digital transformation of street vendors requires a closer look at issues related to right to livelihood, income assurance, skill building…


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Wednesday, 07.09.2022 - Saturday, 01.10.2022 | Event, News
Job Announcement - Program and Communications Manager

Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) India is currently seeking a Program and Communications Manager to join our dynamic team at the Delhi office.


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Publications

Employment Situation in India: challenges for achieving SDG goals

Acharya, Sarthi; Mehta, Balwant Singh

Employment Situation in India: challenges for achieving SDG goals

Special reference to disturbances resulting from COVID-19
NewDelhi, 2022

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Maintaining labour standards in India: some challenges and approaches

Acharya, Sarthi; Mehta, Balwant Singh

Maintaining labour standards in India: some challenges and approaches

Special reference to disturbances resulting from COVID-19
NewDelhi, 2022

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Social protection for all

Srivastava, Ravi

Social protection for all

Challenges in India in the aftermath of Covid-19
NewDelhi, 2022

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