Author – Radha Krishna Tripathy
GISI is established as a think tank under CIRC and focuses on providing policy solutions to government, international organizations including the multilateral development banks to achieve equitable growth and shared prosperity through infrastructure development. Dr. Arvind Mayaram, former finance secretary, government of India, is leading this initiative as Chairman CIRC.
GISI would primarily focus on 4 goals of SDG (Sustainable Development Goals), namely SDG 6 (Access to water and sanitation), SDG 8 (Employment and Decent work), SDG9 ( Reliable and resilient Infrastructure) and SDG 17( Partnership for sustainable development). With these SDG goals in focus, GISI under CIRC has started working on various projects under People first PPP projects.