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Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

The author is an analyst with IndiaSpend

Latest Articles By Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

Jobs Cleaning Human Excreta Are Illegal. How They Persist

Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

The persistence of manual scavenging is linked to the Hindu caste system, with about 1.3 million Dalits, mostly women, make a living as manual scavengers across India

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Despite Low Net Use, India’s E-commerce Triples Over Last 5 Years

Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

The online retail sector in India is expected to be a $1 trillion market by 2020, according to a recent report by the Confederation of Indian Industry and Deloitte

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9 Farmers Commit Suicide Daily In Drought-Hit Maharashtra

Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

Vidarbha and Marathwada, with 5.7 million farmers, accounted for 83% of all farmer suicides in Maharashtra in 2015

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China’s Vocational Training 16 Times India’s: Can Budget Push Help?

Chaitanya Mallapur | IndiaSpend

The question is: Can the 74% increase in Budget 2016 allocation for skill development and entrepreneurship – from Rs 1,038 crore ($160 million) for last year to Rs 1,804 crore ($264 million) in 2016-17 – address India’s great job shortage?

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