Goods and Services Tax (GST) - A Reality Check

A joint Seminar of KAS and MMA

The India Office of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation and the Madras Management Association (MMA) have organized a joint seminar on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Chennai on 2nd December 2017 to discuss the current challenges and the pros and cons of the GST. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | December 3, 2017

Student Politics in India: Issues and Challenges

A Dialogue wit Student Leaders

On 28th November 2017 the India Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) and the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) conducted a joint workshop on student politics in India. It was a rare occasion to have had newly elected Student leaders from various Indian Universities belonging to different student party lines and ideologies at the same platform to discuss and deliberate on issues of concern that matter most to student politics in the Universities of India today. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | November 29, 2017

Dialogue of Cultures

Socio-Economic Interactions of India’s Border Populations

On November 24th and 25th 2017 experts, scientists and journalists gathered at the invitation of the India Office of the Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) and the Institute of Social Sciences (ISS). They discussed various topics related to the border regions of India, the border population and their cross-border interactions. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | November 27, 2017

Founding of the „Indo German Association for Legal Cooperation“

On the 16th of November, the founding of the „Indo German Association for Legal Cooperation“ (IGAL) was celebrated in the Indian embassy in Berlin. High-level representatives from politics, the legal fraternity and civil society gathered at the launching ceremony and the subsequent official reception at the embassy. more…

Philipp Huchel | Event Reports | November 17, 2017

Informal Economy in India

Setting the framework for formalization

The study examines the informal economy in India and develops a policy framework to encourage greater formalization. It gauges the awareness and perceptions of unorganized enterprises about organized/formal sector, to understand the key issues and challenges faced by them including the impact of demonetization on their businesses, and to identify the key areas for policy intervention that could act as motivators for formalization. more…

November 2, 2017