Ongoing Projects

Regional Inclusive Growth Project 
Overview:
Regional project to research and promote the role of the internet in promoting inclusive growth. Research on how digital tools and platforms can help consumers in facilitating goods and services at a much lower cost, as compared to conventional practices. The research would embed the set objectives of removing barriers, improving digital literacy and empowering the consumers.

Location:
Asia-Pacific (India, Vietnam, Philippines).

Promoting Innovation and Competition for Efficient Use of Intellectual Property (Comp-IP).
CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC) alognwith Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS International) is undertaking an empirical based research to advocate for constructive policy and regulatory reforms in the IPR regime in order to foster innovation and competition. 
India Competition and Regulation Report (ICRR 2015).
To confer a distinct identity to CUTS’ work on competition, investment and regulatory issues as well as to take it forward in a more cogent manner, C-CIER was established in 2003 in Jaipur, India.

Projects Completed:

National Public Procurement Observatory (NPPO Project).
The National Public Procurement Observatory is a modest attempt to track developments in India’s procurement framework and practice, and analyse them. It will focus on three broad aspects of procurement practice, viz. Transparency, Efficiency and Competition.