CGP 4.0

Prisons as Pathways to Rehabilitation of Criminality? A Case Study of the Prison’s Effect on Long-Term Rehabilitation Outcomes in Haripur Jail

Theme/Relevant Ministry: GOVERNANCE Police Service of Pakistan; Prisons Departments; M/o Interior; Interior Departments Project Brief: A prison is not merely a space for the confinement of criminals and individuals facing criminal trials. More importantly, it provides the correctional and rehabilitation facilities. However, prisons have also been associated with increased criminality. The proposed study asks whether […]

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Critical Appraisal of Institutional and Legal Infrastructure of Revenue Courts in Pakistan to Minimize Sludge in Agriculture Property Cases

Theme/Relevant Ministry: GOVERNANCE Revenue Departments; FBR; M/o Agriculture; Agri Departments Project Brief: This study aims to bridge a policy gap existing in the current institutional and legal framework of revenue courts by assessing the impact of sludge within revenue courts on agricultural property rights attainment as well as its impact on service delivery of Revenue

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Investigating the Procedural, Institutional and Circumstantial Impediments Leading to Delay in Dispensation of Justice

Theme/Relevant Ministry: JUSTICE Civil Courts; High Court; Supreme Court; Bars; Supreme Judicial Commission of Pakistan; M/o Human Rights Project Brief: The overarching theme of the research paper will pertain to understanding the root causes of the mounting judicial backlog, unnecessary delays in disposal of suits and consequent waning public trust in the formal civil court

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Bottlenecks or inefficiencies: A Critical Analysis of Judicial Efficiency and Court Productivity in the Lower Judiciary System of Punjab

Theme/Relevant Ministry: JUSTICE Civil Courts; High Court; Supreme Court; Bars; Supreme Judicial Commission of Pakistan; M/o Human Rights Project Brief: The importance of sound judicial system cannot be denied as one of the important pillars for economic development. Transparent judiciary builds the confidence and trust of investors as well as promotes efficiency of the social,

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Withholdingisation of Taxation System: Beneficial or Not?

Theme/Relevant Ministry: TAXATION FBR; M/o Finance Project Brief: This research project will cover withholding taxes, its benefits and relevant costs to the economy and recommendation to make withholding taxation system more effective and efficient. It will cover different aspects of withholding taxation system like historical development of withholding taxation, taxability, role of withholding agents and

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Taming the Leviathan Towards Public Sector Resource Efficiency in Pakistan: Fiscal Federalism or Fiscal Decentralization.

Theme/Relevant Ministry: PUBLIC EXPENDITURE FBR, M/o Finance Project Brief: The project aims to study the Leviathan Hypothesis of Fiscal centralization and decentralization on Pakistan’s fiscal health. It would draw from past data publications starting from 1981. Firstly, we would measure how much fiscal autonomy has existed over the years and be able to class in

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