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India to reduce subsidies to cut down expenditure: Jaitley

Jan 22, 2015

India to reduce subsidies to cut down expenditure: Jaitley

India wants to reduce its subsidy bill, estimated at near two percent of its gross domestic product, to cut down state expenditure and transfer funds to other sectors, the finance minister said. #Arun Jaitley #Subsidies #FM #expenditure
Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI

Jan 22, 2015

Cutting food subsidy to cash transfer: Panel suggests steps to revamp FCI

The eight-member committee, was set up in August 2014 under the chairmanship of BJP MP Shanta Kumar, to recommend a complete overhaul of the way the mammoth organisation, FCI, functions. #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Food Corporation of India #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food subsidy #Direct Cash Transfer #Panel #wheat rice
After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses

Jan 20, 2015

After diesel, Modi govt wants to decontrol urea, but it won't work if done in small doses

The NDA government is working on a plan for the gradual phaseout of urea price controls. But an extended phaseout will be politically tougher than a quick one-shot affair. The government should do it quickly. #Subsidies #LPG Subsidies #Direct cash transfers #Union Budget 2015 #Urea Deregulation
From public spending to growth: What Arun Jaitley said at CII meet

Jan 19, 2015

From public spending to growth: What Arun Jaitley said at CII meet

Ahead of the 2015-16 Budget, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there was a need to rationalise all subsidies and ensure stability in policies to attract investment and drive growth. #Arun Jaitley #Infrastructure #LPG #Subsidies #Growth #GST #CII #budget 2015 #2015-16 Budget
Revealed: The Modi economic vision for Bharat, India, and India Inc

Jan 19, 2015

Revealed: The Modi economic vision for Bharat, India, and India Inc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded on his economic, social and political vision on 16 January at a business summit organised by a pink newspaper. Here's decoding what he meant, and the gaps he left open in the vision #InMyOpinion #Subsidies #Reforms #Good Governance #Modi's Vision #Modi's Economic Vision #ET Global Business Summit #Role of Govt

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Govt must spend more to make India a sporting superpower

Nov 27, 2013

Govt must spend more to make India a sporting superpower

The situation in our sports is similar to our education system. If govt facilitated creation of good and adequate education infrastructure, then we won't have so many people going abroad for studies. #Sports #Cricket #Government #Subsidies #LetterstoFP #Vikas Gowda #SAI
Union Budget 2013: Cut in fuel, fertiliser subsidy key to trim Non-Plan expenditure

Feb 28, 2013

Union Budget 2013: Cut in fuel, fertiliser subsidy key to trim Non-Plan expenditure

Non-Plan expenditure is expected to grow by 4 percent in 2013-14 against a growth rate of 19 percent seen in 2012-13. #National Security #Food subsidy #petroleum subsidy #Budget 2013