Stimulus Package
Business  /  Published 28.07.21

Govt stimulus inadequate: MPs

The Modi government came in for stinging criticism for cobbling an economic stimulus package that was “grossly inadequate to deal with the crisis brought on by the pandemic”. In its repor...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

India  /  Published 30.06.21

Modi praises govt loan guarantee scheme

As part of the package to support the Covid pandemic-hit economy, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman had on Monday announced Rs 1.5 lakh crore of additional credit for small and medium businesses, mo...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.21

Foggy figures: Second stimulus package

The Narendra Modi government has come up with a stimulus package in response to the second wave of the pandemic. The stimulus package, once again, is big on intent and woefully short on content. India...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 29.06.21

Stimulus package built around govt guarantees

By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 29.06.21

Sops: FM ignores industry wishlist

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s Rs 6.28-lakh-crore relief package — laden with loan guarantees, previous expenditure announcements and insurance support, which mean little by way of ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 26.06.21

Fresh stimulus on cards

The government is working on yet another economic stimulus measure which is likely to provide relief to sectors hit hard by the second wave of the pandemic. The package could include a scheme to promo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.05.21

India needs big stimulus plan

India’s fiscal response to the Covid-19 pandemic has so far been conservative, according to a report that recommended a Rs 5.5-lakh-crore stimulus package to deal with the crisis. The report, r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 20.11.20

Moody’s new forecast

Moody’s Investors Service on Thursday said the economy would contract 10.6 per cent this fiscal against its earlier forecast of 11.5 per cent contraction as the Centre’s stimulus measures ...
By Our Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.11.20

Bouquet of sops for fast revival

The Narendra Modi-government on Thursday announced a Rs 1.19 lakh stimulus package, which coupled with Wednesday’s Rs 1.45 lakh production-linked incentives takes the Centre’s boosters for...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

Tea bonus ‘stimulus’ brews cheer

A Rs 400-crore stimulus package in the form of bonus to tea industry workers has suddenly brought cheer to north Bengal’s local economy with traders hoping the multiplier effect from festive spe...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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