Economic Survey 2018 19
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

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

India  /  Published 06.07.19

Union Budget: Stimulus for flagging economy missing

The Economic Survey presented yesterday acknowledged the challenges facing the economy and had suggested that the private investment will have to be the anchor for the development of India into a $5-t...
By Koushik Chatterjee in

Business  /  Published 04.07.19

Call to recast labour laws

Flexible labour laws can boost employment and factory productivity, the Survey said, while citing the labour law amendments in Rajasthan as a model.“Deregulating labour law restrictions can create s...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.07.19

Narendra Modi’s asking rate: 8% economic growth

The Indian economy has been projected to grow at 7 per cent in the current financial year, slightly faster than the 6.8 per cent growth in 2018-19 which was the slowest in the past five years.But it n...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.07.19

Clogged courts a concern

The Economic Survey on Thursday suggested reducing the number of holidays of courts and appointing more judges to enhance productivity in the judicial system, stating that delays in contract enforceme...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

Unravelling the $5-trillion mystery

Now that opinions of multiple shades have been expressed over the recently tabled Union budget, it is worth pondering over a simple economic calculation that few cared to shed light on. The matter con...
By Dipankar Dasgupta in


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