Making Punjab’s External Outreach More Effective ..Writes Tridivesh Singh Maini
First Published in Business World on April
......The border state of Punjab is a landlocked state, and has not been able to reap the benefits of economic liberalisation in the past two decades, due to a cocktail of factors — militancy, mediocre governance, the lack of imaginative thinking, and a lack of continuity in investment policies. Once amongst the most progressive states, its growth rate has been below the national average, and has been hovering around 5 per cent......
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Tridivesh Singh Maini
Tridivesh Singh Maini is a New Delhi-based policy analyst associated with Jindal School of International Affairs, Sonipat. His areas of interest include the India-China-Pakistan triangle, Role of India's state governments in foreign policy (especially the economic dimension) and Federalism in India. Maini was a Public Policy Scholar with The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy, Chennai ( 2013-2014) and has worked earlier with The Observer Research Foundation, New Delhi and The Indian Express. He is the son of former Punjab IAS officer Jivtesh Singh Maini who was Principal Secretary to CM Punjab in Beant Singh Government .
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