How Many Times Have We Heard This Line? “Kal Aana, Abhi Time Nahin Hain”
Many in India face the challenge of having to repeatedly visit government departments, submit numerous documents, wait endlessly, and try to make sense of lengthy legal language in the rules.
Repeal of Laws
This eight year long project identified central and state laws that were either redundant, archaic, obsolete, or posed hindrance to development, governance or freedom, and hence should be repealed.
Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs: Process Audit for Punjab
In collaboration with the Government of Punjab, we studied the Ease of Doing Business for MSMEs through a process audit of 26 public services in Punjab (2020).
Setting up the Sentinel: Agency Design of the Law Commission of India
A brief that reviews the Law Commission’s present structure, highlights areas for improvement, and proposes a way forward to reengineer the institution
Improving the Quality of Laws in India: A Qualitative and Quantitative Approach
The compendium elaborates on a qualitative and quantitative approach to review laws. It applies these methods to state school education laws and national laws
Model Public Services Delivery Act

This model bill aims to ensure access to speedy, simple, clear, transparent, efficient, accountable, fair, equitable, and time bound delivery of public services.

Business Enabling Environment

Regulatory frameworks, if designed well, can fuel the engine of global economic growth and ensure better economic outcomes. In the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic, this fuel assumes more importance for global economic recovery. We focus on clearing out regulatory cholesterol through easily navigable and simple legal frameworks. By relying on evidence based policy analysis and the principles of the Rule of Law, we advocate for efficient and robust public administrative processes in ensuring a Business Enabling Environment and Ease of Doing Business.

Repeal Law Day

Centre of Civil Society (CCS) initiated the 'Repeal of 100 Laws' Project in 2014 with the aim to identify laws that could be repealed on account of three reasons

Legislative Analysis 3: The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Bill, 2008

Detailing the 6 changes that the Centre requests be made to the Right to Education Bill, 2008.

Author / Edited by:
CCS Team

Food Stamps: A Model for India

Food security has always been one of the most pressing issues in India. Debates are largely concerned about which method to employ to ensure the availability of food to those who cannot afford it. Finance Minister P Chidambaram has proposed to experiment with food stamps in a cluster of districts of a few states to judge the viability of the scheme. This policy review describes the experience of countries in which this policy has already been implemented and proposes a Food Stamp Model for India.

Author / Edited by:
Parth J Shah

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