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How Will Reverse Migration Affect Agriculture and What Can the Government Do?

In this blog post, TCI associate director Bhaskar Mittra explores how the return home of millions of migrant workers during India’s COVID-19 lockdown will impact rural agriculture and how the Indian government can mitigate its negative consequences. With the onset…
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COVID-19 Pandemic Presents Opportunities for Innovation

In this blog post, TCI associate director Bhaskar Mittra discusses the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has created opportunities for innovation along India’s agricultural supply chains that can benefit farmers and consumers alike. The COVID-19 pandemic has opened new…

TCI Study on COVID-19 and Food Prices Appears in The Hindu

The Hindu, one of the largest English-language newspapers in South India, reported on the Tata-Cornell Institute’s latest report, a study of the impact of COVID-19 on Indian food prices. The study found that the prices of nutrient-rich foods like pulses…

Dr. Bhaskar Mittra

Dr. Bhaskar Mittra is the associate director of TCI and teaches at the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS). He is responsible for managing India-based operations for TCI and is the TISS Representative to the Technical Assistance and Research for…