The writer is associate fellow at Carnegie India. Views are personal
State regulation must identify concrete problems, not create interventionist bureaucracies based on potential ones. These lessons have made India one of the world's largest economies and enabled the present government to seek “atmanirbharta”.
The Act was enacted to prevent the exploitation of inter-state migrant workmen by contractors, and to ensure fair and decent conditions of employment.
The world over, developed democracies keep making continuous but major reforms to tax administration.