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Rangarajan committee - Total results - 20
Jun 18, 2016
Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poorInflation rate has to be assessed vis a vis the government assessment of poverty based on calorie intake of food
May 16, 2015
Niti Aayog approach will make more Indians poor - and it's a good thingNiti Aayog's new approach to poverty will define 484 million Indians as poor as against the Rangarajan estimate of 363 million. Its approach is revolutionary and has implications for the future direction and efficacy of anti-poverty programmes
Aug 13, 2014
Delay mars main air defence weapon deployment on INS KolkataThe LR-SAM is the main air defence weapon of the naval warships in future but the programme has been delayed due to technical glitches.
Aug 13, 2014
New natural gas pricing formula by 30 Sept: Oil Minister PradhanThe previous UPA government had in December last year decided to price all domestic gas from April 1, 2014 according to a formula suggested by the Rangarajan Committee.<br />
Aug 01, 2014
No final decision on gas prices yet: JaitleyThe Rangarajan formula would lead to doubling of natural gas prices to $8.4 per million British thermal unit, an increase that would jack up urea production cost, electricity tariff and CNG rates.
Jul 16, 2014
Rangarajan's poverty estimates: Decoding where the problem really liesThe problem really is with the definition of 'poor'. Common perception is that there are always political undertones when we try to show that the country has become prosperous while critics argue that the criteria are questionable. How can this be resolved?<br />
Jul 15, 2014
Planning Commission's role needs to be streamlined: GovtPlanning Minister Rao Inderjit Singh today underlined the need for streamlining the role of the Planning Commission.
Jul 07, 2014
Another poverty line, a new controversy: Here's a formula to fix the problemThe poverty line based on the Tendulkar formula had come under attack across the spectrum because, according to it, only those spending less than Rs 1,000 a month on a certain basket of goods and services in urban areas and Rs 816 a month in rural areas would be considered poor.
Jun 25, 2014
Centre defers decision on natural gas prices by three monthsThe first revision in rates in four years was originally to take effect from 1 April but with general elections being declared it was postponed by three months.
Jan 18, 2014
Why investors are bullish on RIL despite subdued Q3 showingThe reason for this is the likely increase in the gas prices from 1 April. The government has notified the guidelines for domestic natural gas pricing. This creates an enabling environment for investments in the hydrocarbon sector.