Independent Research and Policy Advocacy

What should social protection do?

In this post, we set out our vision for what social protection in India should aim to do, and then pose some questions on how we might achieve this.

What is Social Protection?

Blog post series: This series of posts will attempt to do two things – first, to examine the definitional boundaries of social protection and where they relate to other financial services for low-income households, and second, to use this to arrive at a working definition of social protection for policymakers and research organisations such as Dvara Research. As a first step, we break down a few questions in this first post.

NPS Lite: Securing Old Age Income

The announcement of National Pension System (NPS) Lite, a pension plan geared towards economically disadvantaged populations, brings hope for much needed money during non-productive years