Economic Survey
Business  /  Published 27.08.20

‘Surge in NPAs makes bad bank inevitable’

Former RBI governor D. Subbarao made a strong case for setting up a bad bank, saying it is “not just necessary but unavoidable” in the present circumstances when NPAs are likely to balloon...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.19

Another Subramanian and a new team

I wrote on New Year’s Day about Arvind Subramanian — the chief economic adviser who would barge into Arun Jaitley’s room and shower him with bright policy ideas, only to be politely listened to ...
By Ashok V. Desai in

Opinion  /  Published 11.07.19

Selling government data: It's complicated

By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Funds ‘inadequate’ for rural job-spinner MGNREGA

The budget has allocated Rs 60,000 crore for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act programme, which had generated the highest number of jobs last financial year, causing an expend...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Citizens’ health, education data sale mooted in Economic Survey

A key document on the Indian economy tabled in Parliament on Thursday has advocated the sale of Indians’ data, including details of their health and education, to private parties to facilitate “he...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.07.19

Supriya Sule raises red flag on data security

Nationalist Congress Party leader Supriya Sule today drew attention in the Lok Sabha to a portion of the Economic Survey where the government has said the 'private sector may be granted access to...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.20

No longer a ticking time bomb

We are living through a demographic aberration. The world population had taken millions of years to reach one billion in 1800 AD. But the figure nearly doubled within 100 years and hit the six-billion...
By Jaydev Jana in

Business  /  Published 01.02.20

Social sector allocation inadequate

Government spending on the social sector, especially on health, education and social protection, is crucial to address widening inequality (economic/social). In Union Budget 2020-21, the FM clearly em...
By N.R. Bhanumurthy and Bhabesh Hazarika in

Business  /  Published 31.01.20

Proposal to cull food subsidy bill

The economic survey on Friday has proposed the government should scythe food subsidies by “revisiting” the prices of foodgrains at ration shops and scrap the Essential Commodities Act, which is me...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 31.01.20

Focus of Economic Survey on wealth creation: Modi

The Economic Survey focuses on wealth creation for Indians and outlines a multi-faceted strategy to achieve a USD 5 trillion economy through enterprise, exports and the ease of doing business, Prime M...
By PTI in New Delhi


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