INSPIRING Pakistan aims to develop a network of highly qualified Pakistani progressive intellectuals, academicians and researchers which can undertake research and analysis from a people-centered perspectives on Pakistan’s most pressing problems in the areas of political economy, governance and grass-roots development. This research and analysis is designed to provide practical and feasible policy ideas and advice to help implement a poor-led development strategy. This network, called Pakistani BRAINS (Bonafide Researchers and Academicians INSPIRING Network for Sustainability), currently includes the following eminent intellectuals:
Dr. Pervez Tahir, Ex-Chief Economist, Planning Commission
Dr. Niaz Murtaza, Political and Development Economist
Dr. Khadim Hussain, Bacha khan Educational Trust
Mr. Jami Chandio, CPCS
Dr. Saeed Ahmad Rid, National Institute of Pakistan Studies, QAU
Islamabad-Advocating further political, administrative and financial devolution, experts on Wednesday pointed out several flaws in the Islamabad local government (LG) system. A review report launched by INSPIRING Pakistan and Pattan Development Organisation, Islamabad called for legislative...