Economy

Watch | A Year Since Reading Down of Article 370, a Look at the Economic Impacts

Dr. Happymon Jacob speaks to former Finance Minister of Jammu & Kashmir, Haseeb Drabu on the impact of the decision.

In this episode, Dr. Happymon Jacob speaks to Haseeb Drabu (former Finance Minister of Jammu & Kashmir) about the economic impacts of the reading down of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.

The conversation looks at whether J&K’s dependency on subsidy from the central government will end after a change in its special status and compares the economic growth of J&K before and after the August 5 decision.

The discussion also probes whether or not development and economic growth are possible at all in Kashmir without sustained efforts at conflict resolution.