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Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poor

Jun 18, 2016

Why inflation numbers do not make sense for India's poor

Inflation rate has to be assessed vis a vis the government assessment of poverty based on calorie intake of food #Inflation #World Bank #food prices #Poverty line #CPI #Rangarajan Committee
Delay mars main air defence weapon deployment on INS Kolkata

Aug 13, 2014

Delay mars main air defence weapon deployment on INS Kolkata

The LR-SAM is the main air defence weapon of the naval warships in future but the programme has been delayed due to technical glitches. #Economy #ThisisNext #Rajya Sabha #Natural gas #Rangarajan Committee #Dharmendra Pradhan #New Exploration Licensing Policy #Pricing formula
New natural gas pricing formula by 30 Sept: Oil Minister Pradhan

Aug 13, 2014

New natural gas pricing formula by 30 Sept: Oil Minister Pradhan

The 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.
#India #Elections #UPA #Government #gas #NDA #Pricing #Rangarajan Committee
No final decision on gas prices yet: Jaitley

Aug 01, 2014

No final decision on gas prices yet: Jaitley

The 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. #Economy #UPA #Arun Jaitley #Natural gas #PolicyWatch #Rangarajan Committee
Rangarajan's poverty estimates: Decoding where the problem really lies

Jul 16, 2014

Rangarajan's poverty estimates: Decoding where the problem really lies

The 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?
#Inflation #India #Poverty #Planning Commission #NREGA #Rangarajan #PDS #Wages #Tendulkar #Rangarajan Committee
Another poverty line, a new controversy: Here's a formula to fix the problem

Jul 07, 2014

Another poverty line, a new controversy: Here's a formula to fix the problem

The 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. #Poverty #Rangarajan Committee #urban poor #Rural poor
Centre defers decision on natural gas prices by three months

Jun 25, 2014

Centre defers decision on natural gas prices by three months

The 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. #Reliance Industries #Narendra Modi #KG-D6 #PolicyWatch #CNG #CCEA #Gas Pricing #Rangarajan Committee #Dharmendra Pradhan
Why investors are bullish on RIL despite subdued Q3 showing

Jan 18, 2014

Why investors are bullish on RIL despite subdued Q3 showing

The 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. #S&P #Reliance Industries #Mukesh Ambani #ConnectTheDots #Natural gas #RIL #KG basin #Rangarajan Committee #shale
Tax holiday proposed for oil block auction to woo global cos

Jan 14, 2014

Tax holiday proposed for oil block auction to woo global cos

The ministry recommended shifting to a revenue-sharing model from the current production sharing contract (PSC) framework, which allows explorers to recover their costs from commercial discoveries before sharing profit with the government. #CAG #NewsTracker #Veerappa Moily #Comptroller and Auditor General #Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas #CCEA #PSC #Rangarajan Committee #Finance Bill 2011 #ULP