Advised the Government of Haryana and accordingly helped the Government in constituting clusters of 10-15 villages in each district. These clusters would be specialized in producing agricultural products and agro processing based on market demands. They all will be diverse depending on the ecological zone of the region. There are efforts made for market linkages to ensure sound income for the farmers.


GVF has earned accolades in this field. It has succeeded in entering into MOU with NASSCOM Foundation, which is a nodal association in the IT industry. GVF is organizing a Summit of IT CEOs and is going to take commitments from them to skill and employ a certain number of students from Haryana each year. GVF is working on similar lines in the automobile sector and other skill for ensuring self employment.


GVF has done a comprehensive study of losses suffered in generation, transmission and distribution of power and on renewable sources. GVF is currently preparing a comprehensive study with reforms to be suggested in all the related aspects of energy. The comprehensive study is important. The Aggregate Technical and Commercial Losses are more than 40%. This is a sign of concern since it is affecting the fiscal health of the state and public interest. Due to this fiscal drain the State is unable to use the resources for social and other economical development activities.


The Public Finance team of GVF comprises of tax experts, Chartered Accountants, Cost Accountants, lawyers and economists of high standing. GVF conducted a one day interactive session with the concerned officers of Excise, Taxation, Revenue and Planning Department of Government of Haryana. Honourable Finance Minister Captain Abhimanyu was present at this interaction. The workshop took place on 7 January 2015. Some of the recommendations such as Amnesty Scheme for VAT has been already implemented by the State Government.


The Industry Reforms team of GVF is comprehensive. It has experts with experience in large companies, MSME, innovation and start-ups. The team involves academics, economists and industrialists. GVF did a two day workshop on 17 and 18 December 2015 on Industry Reforms in Haryana. Honourable Industry Minister Captain Abhimanyu was present in the workshop and all concerned government officers also actively participated. The outcome of the meeting was meant to be presented to the Honourable Chief Minister.


GVF is involved in the overall planning and specific teams constituted for conducting the Happening Haryana Summit 2016. GVF is actively engaged in these activities and supports government with expert advice.


GVF works in close coordination with the Adviser to Chief Minister Shri Yogendra Malik and has assisted in organizing groups of workers in different regions of Haryana with low sex ratio. GVF has made many suggestions in this direction which are showing impressive results.


GVF is advising the Central Government on public health. GVF is advising the Honourable Health Minister Shri J P Naddha on budgetary provisions and management.


GVF has a team working on issues of Urban Development. GVF is now actively involved in helping Karnal and Faridabad for their SMART City project after the first round.


GVF is working to develop cooperative culture in Haryana. A team is constituted, which is working on ways in which difficulties in registration and operation for cooperatives can be taken care of.


The research and publication group of GVF comprises of people with graduate and postgraduate qualifications in their areas of expertise from renowned universities over the world. The members of this team have published in international journals published by Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press and journals published by the World Bank. Our members have published innumerable books and articles. GVF would be soon coming out with its own publication..


GVF is in a position to conduct training of government officials for transitioning into the GST Regime. Members of GVF have conducted training sessions on GST in different parts of the country. There are other areas of training of government officials on which GVF is working.