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Jun 12, 2018
Sugar package: Most mills are bad in quality and some need to be rationalised, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar package announced by govt has invited criticism for going back on limited deregulation that has been attempted by the current and previous governments
Jun 11, 2018
Sugar package: We need to cut cane acreage but that’s a political call nobody will take, Abhijit Sen tells FirstpostSugar this year is a big problem mainly because you’ve got a huge increase in output (both of cane and, even more so, of sugar), says Abhijit Sen
Nov 29, 2017
Finance Commission to look into tied grants for states: A nudge strategy by govt after loan waivers or a U-turn?There is a concern that fiscally irresponsible farm loan waivers could imperil the good fiscal position of states. But then the increase in tax devolution also reduced the centre’s fiscal elbow room. One needs to wait and watch what the commission comes out with.
Feb 24, 2015
Finance Commission tips on tax will have "serious effects", says Abhijit Sen in dissent noteSen said he is “constrained” with the fact that detailed discussions among the members of the commission on various topics haven’t fully translated to the recommendations
May 27, 2013
High subsidy burden due to Food Bill is exaggeration: Plan ComPlanning Commission Member Abhijit Sen today termed it exaggeration, the likely huge rise in government's subsidy burden on account of implementing the proposed National Food Security Bill, as suggested in some quarters.
Mar 20, 2012
How UP and Bihar are skewing India's poverty estimatesPlanning Commission had released a report indicating reduced poverty ration from 37.2 percent to 29.8 percent. Is it a big reduction? Here's what Abhijit Sen, Planning Commission member has to say.
Feb 20, 2012
Can Nitish Kumar be the ‘Margaret Thatcher of Bihar’?Nitish Kumar is credited with ushering in a 'growth miracle' in Bihar. But now that the low hanging fruits of economic growth have been plucked, that miracle may prove hard to sustain.