Objective was to conduct an assessment of existing initiatives by movements, think tanks, academia, research collectives, NGOs or public bodies on lands and resources in India and to look at similar initiatives at the international level. Through this process, PRC also seeks to build collaborations and refine its boundaries to avoid duplication of efforts.
Auditing Land acquisition governance in industrial development
This research systematically reviewed the CAG audit reports on land acquisition by industrial development agencies and sought further information using tools like RTI and interviews. It looks into the modus operandi of Industrial Development Corporations/ Boards (agencies) to decipher the gaps in our land law. The Unfolding Saga of Metro Rail: This is a preliminary study to understand the metro’s impact on everyday life and how the resources are being transferred and appropriated for these mega project. Delhi and Lucknow were the case study cities.
The Unfolding Saga of Metro Rail
This is a preliminary study to understand the metro’s impact on everyday life and how the resources are being transferred and appropriated for these mega project. Delhi and Lucknow were the case study cities.
This also is a preliminary study of upcoming river port in Sahibganj (Jharkhand) to document its impact on livelihoods, culture and environment, and people’s perceptions of this development. This involved consultations with stakeholders of diverse profiles and collection of basic information on the historical, geographical and cultural aspects of the Sahibganj-Godda region.