Peeling the Layers

Onions are an important crop for both farmers and consumers. The prices of onions fluctuate substantially, and both producers and consumers face uncertainty. When the prices of onions are high, the government of India implements a variety of export restrictions. This means that farmers are unable to sell their produce in the more lucrative international market. This report assesses the frequency of these restrictions, their quantitative impact, and the implications of trade policy uncertainty.

Peeling the Layers
Onions are an important crop for both farmers and consumers.
Model Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act
The Science and the Law Behind the Genetically Modified (GM) Regulatory Logjam
A look at the court battle over regulatory approvals of Genetically Modified crops
Visual Guide to GM Crops in India
How do policies on Genetically Modified crops impact farmers in India?
Export Restrictions Impoverish Farmers
Trade restrictions impoverish farmers
A Teary Tale of Onion Farmers
A set of three case studies looking at the impact of trade restrictions on onion farmers in Nashik
The Mahatma of Shramjeevi: Ela Bhatt, the ‘Personal Hero’ of millions of workers
Street Vendors Act 2014: An Analysis of Cases, Rules, and Schemes

The Street Vendors Act 2014 was introduced to protect the rights of urban street vendors and regulate vending. While the Act defines the broad framework for regulating vendors, state governments are required to notify rules and schemes to detail the specificities under the Act. This document is intended to serve as a ready reference for street vendors, vendor associations, and other organisations advocating for vendors' rights. The first section elaborates on how various high courts have interpreted the Street Vendors Act.

धर्मो रक्षति रक्षितः पथ विक्रेता कानून, एक आशा की उम्मीद

पथ विक्रेता (जीविका सुरक्षा एवं पथ विक्रय विनियमन) अधिनियम 2014”  पथ विक्रेताओं को जीविका संरक्षण का अधिकार, सामाजिक सुरक्षा और देश में पथ विक्रय के विनियमन के बारे में सुरक्षा प्रदान करता है। पथ विक्रेता अधिनियम का उद्देश्य पथ विक्रेताओं के हितों की रक्षा करना एवं पथ विक्रय गतिविधियों को नियमित करना है। साथ ही, इस अधिनियम का उद्देश्य पथ विक्रेताओं हेतु ऐसा माहौल तैयार करना है जिसमें वे सुगमता तथा बिना किसी उत्पीड़न के व्यापर कर पाये। पथ विक्रेता कानून को लागू हुए 8 साल हो चुके हैं, लेकिन आज भी रेडी पटरी विक्रेता अपने अधिकारों से वंचित हैं। जिसकी वजह से विक्रेताओं को रोजाना अनेक प्र

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