The Australia India Institute is pleased to announce the latest addition to the ‘Chanakya Papers', a series of reflections on critical issues of contemporary public interest. The latest volume, written by Balaji Parthasarathy from the International Institute of Information Technology, Bangalore examines the historical significance of frugal innovation and reverse innovation.

Professor Amitabh Mattoo, Director and CEO of the Australia India Institute (AII) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Jim Varghese, AM as Executive Director of Business Development.

Seven Indian prime ministers from across the political spectrum and spanning three decades have come and gone without paying a state visit to Canberra, a record broken only now with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Australia following the Brisbane G20 Summit.

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The government of India has started a Tourist Visa on Arrival (TVoA) enabled by Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA), which is a great news. It should remove the hassle which many experienced while obtaining a Visa for India. This facility should increase the tourists numbers to India.

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