The April 2014 Public Forum topic is
Resolved: Prioritizing economic development over environmental protection is in the best interest of the people of India.
The World Bank Poverty Profile of India – great assessment, data, and explanations
The Hindu “India needs multi-pronged approach to eradicate poverty: Report” on the interconnectedness of social issues, including poverty and the environment
McKinsey Global Institute Report “India’s path from poverty to empowerment”
World Wildlife Fund Report on Environmental Problems in India
India Environmental Portal – comprehensive site on environmental issues in India, “Over 4,00,000contextual, curated, cross-tagged specialised research reports and government documents”
UNICEF’s India Reports
Good luck with your National Qualifying tournaments!