Press Release

New Research: Land Conflicts Impact 3.2 Million People and Threaten More Than  Rs. 12 trillion (US $179 billion) of Investment

New Research

Land Disputes and Stalled Investments in India

Land Conflicts in India: An Interim Analysis

Land Conflict Watch Portal

Launch Event

On Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at the India International Centre in New Delhi, a panel of experts representing industry, government, and civil society will discuss and debate the findings and recommendations presented in the two new studies. More about the event

Key Spokespeople

Download a PDF of the speakers’ biographies.

  • Arvind Khare – Chair of Board of Directors, The Tenure Facility
  • Dr. Kundan Kumar – Asia Regional Director, Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI)
  • Ankur Paliwal – freelance journalist
  • Dr. Ashwini Chhatre – Faculty member, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad
  • Dr. T Haque – Chairman of the Special Cell for Land Issues, Niti Aayog, Government of India
  • Usha Ramanathan – writer, expert on law and poverty
  • Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao – Founder and Chairman, VBHC Value Homes
  • Dharmakirti Joshi – Chief Economist, CRISIL Limited
  • Shyam Khadka – UN FAO representative in India
  • Shankar Gopalakrishnan – researcher, organizer
  • Dr. K.P. Krishnan – Department of Land Resources, Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India
  • Shri Arun Goyal – Additional Secretary, Government of India
  • Ravi Uppal – MD & Group CEO, JSPL
  • Ashok Kumar Tyagi – Group Chief Financial Officer, DLF Limited


Map | Distribution of Conflicts Across Districts, India | November 2016

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