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Welcome to the ‘FunComp’ e-discussion Group

The forum serves as a platform to exchange and communicate news and views, focussing on Competition & Economic Regulation in India.

Issues discussed/raised

Articles and news on relevant and contemporary issues are periodically posted to serve the dual purpose of:

  • Updating members with current information; and

  • Facilitating discussion on interesting topics.

Since its inception, 700 postings have been made.

Several issues have been discussed at length among the members of the Group. Some of these are:

  • Govt Plans To Recharge Power Regulators With A New Team

  • Benefits Of Competition To Consumers Have Not Been Realised

  • Competition Vs Regulation — The Best Way Forward

  • Monopoly For CNG Operators

  • Competition Policy Can Lead To Pro-Poor Development

  • Banking Mergers And Workers

  • Beefing Up Regulators

  • Telecom Ministry Out To Neuter TRAI

  • Do We Require More Sectoral Regulators?

  • Govt Mulls MRTP Clause Against Monsanto

  • Fitter Referees For A Competitive Economy

  • Petro Subsidies: Flawed Basis

  • Competition Policy Maximises Consumer Welfare As Well As Business Welfare

  • Time For A Policy On Competition


The e-discussion group has over 1500 members, and continues to grow. Members include representatives from government, regulators, civil society organisations, academia, media, experts and practitioners.

If you wish to join the FunComp e-discussion group, please send an email to: FunCompForum-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

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