Brookings India News
Eminent economist Subir Gokarn passes away; was one of the youngest to serve as deputy governor of RBI
Gokarn served as the RBI deputy governor from 24 November 2009 to 31 December 2012.
Emerging and developing economies are less vulnerable than advanced economies from technological changes
Budget 2018: Govt may hike health spending by 11%; less than expected funds may slow disease control measures
Health Minister JP Nadda had demanded 33% hike in health budget in order to expand vaccination coverage, free drugs distribution and to ward off a growing threat of non-communicable diseases such as cancer and diabetes which killed 60 lakh people in India in 2016
Fewer rural women opting for private healthcare: Study shows increased access to government hospitals
There was a 24 percent rise in rural women accessing public healthcare between 2004 and 2014, according to a new report by Brookings India, a think tank, significant in a country where half the rural population uses private healthcare, which is four times costlier.