Picturing How PMSBY and PMJJBY Matters

Abstract In 2015, the Government of India launched two term plans viz. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY) with the objectives to cover the vast uninsured population. Under the schemes, the insured get term insurance coverage up to INR 0.2 million subject to certain terms and conditions Read More …

Postal variables as Proxy for Economic Growth in the Colonial Period

Abstract The study attempts to add to the basic historical debates regarding economic development during the colonial period. It tries to use a new methodology to understand the level of economic growth between 1854 and 1914 and to draw a co-relation between the growth of postal services, a crucial service, and economic growth. It can Read More …