‘Towards a Post-Covid India’ is a briefing book with 25 legal reforms recommended by the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy. Join a series of conversations — ‘Law with a Difference’ — on the book. ThePrint is the digital partner.
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The Indian govt & the RBI launched many schemes to ensure availability of credit during Covid, but financial institutions are still cautious about new lending.
The Financial Stability and Development Council was set up by the Indian govt to safeguard against crises, but its non-statutory status poses major limitations.
Most Panchayati Raj and municipalities’ laws do not clearly demarcate the functions of local bodies. It’s time for constitutional amendment.
The adverse impact of Covid-19 on the economy is expected to create structural overcapacity in the Indian industries, which can wreak havoc if left unchecked.
Studies show that 72 per cent of zoonotic diseases like Covid originate in wildlife, which is why it’s crucial to conserve natural habitats.
Education for children with disability has mostly been seen from the point of access and hardly inclusion. But Covid-19 pandemic is an opportunity to change that.
The Modi government and several states put in place laws against harming healthcare professionals during the Covid crisis. But violence is just the tip of the iceberg.
An up-to-date legal framework will ensure there is no misuse of police power and human rights are protected. India can't tackle next pandemic with a 19th-century law.
Unlike 1991, this is not an economic crisis. India can take the lesson from the last similar healthcare crisis that the world faced in Spanish flu — reform or perish.