Independent Research and Policy Advocacy

Contributions & Achievements

Our Contribution

Since inception, Dvara Research has made several contributions to the Indian financial system, specifically in the development of high-quality origination in India through research, and by assessing the impact of various financial products. Dvara Research has engaged with key policymaking institutions such as the Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India, Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority and so on, through our research contributions.

In our journey, we have also been awarded several prestigious grants for furthering our research agendas, and prizes for our research outcomes. The below timeline illustrates some of our significant contributions to governmental/regulatory committees and our achievements.

  • Part of Special Committee of the C20 on Financial Issues
  • Collaborated with Insolvency Law Academy (ILA) to form the first chair for personal insolvency in the country
  • Part of SEBI Investor Survey Advisory Committee
  • Contributed to Tamil Nadu MSME Committee Report
  • IIMA-IGC Best Paper Award
  • SEBI invited Dvara Research to be on a committee for Stock Market Inclusion Index (SMII)
  • The World Bank’s Mission Billion Global Prize (The Social Protection Initiative Team)
  • Contributed to The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India’s Annual Publication
  • Contributed to Quinquennial of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
  • Served on the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India’s Research Guidance Group
  • Working Group on the Social Stock Exchange
  • Grant/Prize: APU COVID-19 Research Funding Programme
  • Prize: ID4D Mission Billion Innovation Challenge
  • Prize: ET Prime Women’s Leadership Award
  • Expert Committee on micro, small and medium enterprises
  • Committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market
  • Prize: Top 100 Women in Finance for the year 2019

Evaluated Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) for the Ministry of Finance

  • Household Finance Committee
  • Taskforce of the insolvency & bankruptcy board of India
  • Personal Data Protection Bill
  • Prize: Forbes India’s most powerful women business leaders
  • Prize: Rising Woman Leader of Corporate India

Committee on Comprehensive Financial Services

  • High Powered Expert Committee for Estimating the Investment Requirements for Urban Infrastructure Services
  • Committee to Review Implementation of Informal Sector Pension