Nikita Singla

Nikita Singla, Associate Director Nikita’s engagements span Regional Cooperation, International Trade and Logistics, Economic Integration and Overseas Development Assistance, and Women Empowerment with a focus on South Asia. Prior to joining BRIEF, she worked with the World Bank Group’s South Asia Regional Integration unit, based in Washington DC. She has also been a Visiting Research […]

Pilot Consumer Survey in India

Pilot Consumer Survey in India

  The Government of India has initiated a huge COVID-19 vaccination program in India through a multi-pronged strategy. The strategy to communicate with the population will be critical towards improving the public willingness and mobilization for the vaccination program. As the vaccination program builds up, further understanding public perceptions and addressing vaccine hesitancy will be […]

Peace Through trade at the line of control

Peace through trade at the line of control

DOWNLOAD THE POLICY BRIEF: CLICK HERE   21st October 2020 marks the twelfth anniversary of Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade. The LoC between India and Pakistan was conceived as a part of the Simla Agreement in 1972. It was 36 years later that the governments of India and Pakistan decided to further exploit the potential […]

The Dubai Triangle

The Dubai Triangle

  DOWNLOAD THE REPORT: CLICK HERE The presence of a trade agreement facilitates trade, but the absence of an agreement does not necessarily restrict trade. This is evident as informal routes like the UAE continue to exist to reroute India’s trade with Pakistan, despite the suspension of formal trade. The report ‘Dubai Angled Triangle’ focuses […]

Bridging The Divide

Bridging The Divide

    ‘Bridging the Divide’ is a micro level analysis of the cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade and the impact its suspension in 2019 has had on the border economy of Jammu & Kashmir. Its an outcome of BRIEF’s program “Building Bridges, (Re)Connecting Communities” in partnership with Conciliation Resources. The report is authored by Afaq […]