Studies

The objective of the study was to understand in detail the various surgical procedures being carried out (by specialties) – the annual numbers and trends, detailed statistics in terms of hospital facilities, type of hospital, hospital beds and other similar information by conducting a primary research to deliver realistic numbers to ensure a realistic planning exercise based on that.
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State of the States 2011

Sponsor: India Today

October 2011

The study focused on the State Performance ratings & Governance ratings. This included conducting the comprehensive ratings & associated ratings of all the states & UTs in the country.
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Advocacy in the Financial Inclusion of India

Sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

September 2011

Indicus Analytics has set up Centre for Financial Inclusion in association with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation with the objective of promoting different financial inclusion models in India. This project involved advocating and sensitizing the policy makers on need of financial inclusion in India and suggesting cashless models using mobile technologies. Indicus Centre for Financial Inclusion created and disbursed policy notes, newspaper articles and columns on the subject of financial inclusion. It also organized a corporate trip to Kenya consisting Banks, telcos and economists to understand the advantages and disadvantages of M-PESA model being deployed by Kenya.
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Urban Consumer Markets

Sponsor: Mint

September 2011

Fortnightly column on various aspects of urban consumer segments, markets, rural and peri-urban characteristics etc.
The study aimed at identifying inequalities in child mortality and intervention coverage which can help in framing policies for an equitable progress towards achieving MDG goal 4 & 5
This study was conducted to understand the current growth parameters, business confidence levels of the MSME industry & their expectation from the next quarter. This study provided (a) Frequently updated information (b) More detailed at the sectoral and zonal level (c) Means to monitor micro level results that provide clues for appropriate policy action.
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MaFoi Randstad Employment Survey 2011-Quarter-3

Sponsor: MaFoi Randstad-MA FOI Management Consultants Limited

August 2011

This was a quarterly study that captured employment generation in key sectors of Indian economy and forecasted the employment generation for next quarter. This study also captured the attributes like salary changes, employment generation according to by functions and experiences at. The study was based on survey of about 650 companies and forecasting techniques using secondary data.
The objective of the study were to assess the achievement level of students completing class II and class IV in Hindi & Mathematics in both EGS upgraded schools & other schools; to compare achievement of students from EGS upgraded schools & other schools; to compare achievement of boys & girls, students belonging to different social categories & students in rural & urban areas in both written & oral tests in Hindi & Mathematics. The test was conducted for 6000 students from 120 schools across 3 districts of (No Suggestions).
The focus of the assignment was to refute applicability of section 3.1 and 3.3 (a &b) of the Competition Commission Act 2002 & to disprove that the cement industry in general and SCL in particular have not been involved in any activity as mentioned under Section 19 of the above mentioned Act.
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Baseline Assessment Survey for Saath-Saath Initiative in Uttar Pradesh

Sponsor: IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd

July 2011

A baseline survey of the Saath-Saath program was conducted in the Program as well as the Control villages to get the socio-economic and educational profile of the program and control villages.
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Rapid Assessment Survey for Evaluation of Saath-Saath Initiative in Uttar Pradesh

Sponsor: IL&FS Education & Technology Services Ltd

July 2011

A rapid assessment of Saath-Saath Program aiming at finding out the impact on direct stakeholders of the program i.e. saath-saath teachers and saath-saath students; Looking at what worked and what didn't work in the program.
This study was conducted to understand the current growth parameters, business confidence levels of the MSME industry & their expectation from the next quarter. This study provided (a) Frequently updated information (b) More detailed at the sectoral and zonal level (c) Means to monitor micro level results that provide clues for appropriate policy action.
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MaFoi Randstad Employment Survey 2011-Quarter-2

Sponsor: MaFoi Randstad-MA FOI Management Consultants Limited

May 2011

This was a quarterly study that captures employment generation in key sectors of Indian economy and forecast the employment generation for next quarter. This study also captures the attributes like salary changes, employment generation according to by functions and experiences at. The study was based on survey of about 650 companies and forecasting techniques using secondary data.
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Wage Inflation Issues in India

Sponsor: Livingstone & Company

May 2011

The report aimed to cover diverse perspectives on wage inflation. The focus of monitoring was on macroeconomic and political developments regarding wage inflation, its impact on specific companies and sectors, government and business strategies intended to manage the inflationary trend, profiling companies and sectors of interest whose experience of wage inflation illustrates its impact on competitiveness, labour patterns, investment and productivity.
The Indicus Consumer Handbook was an essential reference containing the latest estimates of a range of information on Indian markets, consumers and the economic factors driving them. The Handbook demystifies the lingering conundrum about the composition of the Indian economy and its markets. It covers an entire gamut of information on India’s economy, infrastructure, socio-economy and demographic characteristics. The book serves as a quick reference giving interesting insights on diverse markets being catered by different sectors in India. Each section deals with a unique subject carefully laying out pertinent facts, figures along with useful insights substantiated with graphs and charts.
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Policy Note on Urban Health

Sponsor: The World Bank

February 2011

A structured healthcare system has not been developed for urban India. The policy notes brought out the status of healthcare in urban India and were circulated among policymakers to build the case for launching ‘Urban healthcare Mission’
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"Challenge Fund for Advocacy in MSME Sector" under DFID TA of SME Financing and Development Project

Sponsor: Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

February 2011

This study was conducted to understand the current growth parameters, business confidence levels of the MSME industry & their expectation from the next quarter. This study provided (a) Frequently updated information (b) More detailed at the sectoral and zonal level (c) Means to monitor micro level results that provide clues for appropriate policy action.
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Identification of rural hubs in India

Sponsor: QuantM Net Technologies Ltd.

February 2011

Identification of rural hubs on the basis of a) Number of BPL families/proportion of BPL families; Proportion of SC/ST amongst BPL families /(number of SC/ST amongst BPL families) and Proportion of minorities amongst BPL families /(number of minorities amongst BPL families) to understand the likely employment opportunities in these identified hubs and also identify the likely soft skills that are required for entry level recruitment in a few selected sectors like BFI; FMCG; Consumer durables; Telecom; Transport and logistics; Rural BPOs and Organized retail.
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Survey in 23 states for the Devolution Index 2010-11 in respect to PEAIS

Sponsor: Indian Institute of Public Administration (IIPA)

February 2011

The study proposed to undertake a ground verification of PRIs through a sample survey by canvassing a structured questionnaire, involving various stakeholders, i.e., officials (from state, district, AG Office, local fund, etc.) panchayat members (at all levels), general members of gram sabha, and enlightened persons in the villages & using the data to construct a devolution index for the various states.
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Identifying Logistics Barriers

Sponsor: Credit Rating and Information Services of India Ltd. (CRISIL)

February 2011

A pan-India end users based study looked at the usage of containers across several commodities and trade lanes through a primary survey of 300 dealers/end-users.