According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, India faces a serious decline in employment due to the COVID-19 crisis. An estimated 122 million people lost their jobs during the first quarter of 2020. Streams of migrant workers returned to their villages — often the only fallback option for the millions working in urban informal sectors. Regardless of their vows to never come back to... Continue Reading
B.K. Agarwal is an Indian civil servant with over 35 years of experience at senior management positions in the Indian central government and the state of Himachal Pradesh. He authored the book, “Land Registration: Global Practices and Lessons for India.” During his career in the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), he has dealt with policymaking, regulation and the implementation of large-scale government programs. Agarwal has acquired expertise in land governance, urban development, rural development, food security and tourism. His articles on various subjects have been published in different newspapers. He is frequently invited by the educational institutes to speak on topics related to land administration and property law.