The study is based on a rapid assessment survey of 4,835 households across 48 districts in 11 states carried out between 24 June and 8 July
The attorney general has said that there is no obligation on the Central government to pay the GST compensation shortfall to the states.
The prime minister added that there is 'global optimism' towards India because it offers a perfect combination of openness, opportunities and options
How will the Atmanirbhar Bharat scheme benefit the urban poor when its long term vision discounts vital short term measures?
On May 12, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced the second stimulus package, named Atmanirbhar Bharat in the aftermath of the COVID-19, which has since then been unveiled over five tranches. The package, which is mostly liquidity driven, would be the size of 10 percent of India's GDP.
Union HRD ministry to launch counselling helpline 'Manodarpan' for students, teachers tomorrow at 11 am
HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the platform will act as a sustainable psychosocial support system for students, teachers and families.
Sports minister Kiren Rijiju says he’d urge states to start ‘some kind of sporting activities’ after two-three months
Union sports minister Kiren Rijiju emphasised on resuming non-contact sports as and when the COVID-19 situation in India, currently the third-worst-affected globally, improves.
Shaking the logistics and supply chain industry, COVID 19 has disrupted the wheels of the economy. Therefore, it is expected to take at least a year for activities to resume to pre-pandemic levels and until the end of next year for any growth.
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Atmanirbhar Bharat need of the hour, every Indian entrepreneur will battle challenges with fresh spirit: KV Kamath tells Network18
India is a land of opportunities and so there is going to be no shortage of things to do which is unlike several other countries, veteran banker KV Kamath tells Network18, Group Editor-in-Chief, Rahul Joshi in an exclusive interview.
India to ban Chinese firms from participating in highway projects, even via joint ventures, says Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari also said the government will ensure that Chinese investors are not entertained in various sectors like MSMEs.
At $0.6 bn, India records current account surplus in fourth quarter of FY20 for first time in 13 years, says RBI
The RBI data also showed the current account deficit for the October-December quarter of fiscal 2019-20 was revised to $2.6 billion or 0.4 percent of GDP from $1.4 billion earlier.
Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage
As India unlocks, learning to live with the virus approch signals waning of social contract, active governance
'Learn to live with it' also includes learning how to suffer from it and all that idea includes right from being denied a hospital bed to dying in isolation, to dying in anxiety that you have possibly spread the virus to your family.
India will definitely gets its growth back, says Narendra Modi at CII Annual Session 2020; emphasises on inclusion, innovation
Speaking at a video conference to the industry body, Confederation of Indian Industries' (CII) annual session, Narendra Modi said the government has taken tough steps to fight the coronavirus pandemic and has also taken care of the economy.
India in better position to fight COVID-19 than others, Atmanirbhar Bharat package will set economy on track: Amit Shah to News18
Speaking on the special economic package announced by the Centre to boost the economy, Shah said that the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative will set the economy on track.
Govt launches Rs 5,000-cr special credit facility for street vendors; here's all you need to know about Rs 10,000 loan scheme
In order to revive businesses of street vendors that have taken a serious hit due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the Centre has launched a special micro-credit facility amounting to a total of Rs 5,000 crore that will provide them Rs 10,000 as initial working capital
In many ways the Modi Sarkar 2.0 shouldn’t have had the blood, sweat and tears of the most vulnerable people it is meant to serve.
Nirmala Sitharaman's COVID-19 package invites social criticism, but she may have more cards up her sleeves
Nirmala Sitharaman's advisers have been speaking of why fiscal prudence is important to avoid India being downgraded from investment grade by global credit rating agencies
For Narendra Modi's Atmanirbhar Bharat, bureaucrats in state govts must shed colonial mindset, think out of the box
Modi's resolve should be seen in the context of a time when COVID-19 brings a potential change in the world economic order.