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Data 'of the people, by the people, for the people' should be govt mantra: Economic Survey
India

Data 'of the people, by the people, for the people' should be govt mantra: Economic Survey

The Economic Survey emphasised that data and information highway must be viewed as equally important infrastructure.

Electric Vehicles should be an area of focus for sustainable mobility: Economic Survey 2019
India

Electric Vehicles should be an area of focus for sustainable mobility: Economic Survey 2019

"A policy push is therefore required to devise universal charging standards for the country as a whole" the Survey said

5G technology provides opportunity for India industry to shine in global markets: Economic Survey
India

5G technology provides opportunity for India industry to shine in global markets: Economic Survey

The government has plans to make India 5G ready by 2020 and conduct spectrum auction for providing radiowaves for 5G this year.

Economic Survey 2018: Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors to spur manufacturing, job creation
Business

Economic Survey 2018: Make in India 2.0 to focus on 10 champion sectors to spur manufacturing, job creation

Make in India programme was launched on 25 September, 2014 with an aim to make India a global hub for manufacturing

Economic Survey 2018 reveals low tax collections at panchayat level are challenge to fiscal federalism
Business

Economic Survey 2018 reveals low tax collections at panchayat level are challenge to fiscal federalism

Economic Survey says panchayats received 95 percent of their revenues from devolved funds from centre/state, while generating only 5 percent from own resources

Experts on Economic Survey 2018: GDP may bounce back to 7-7.5% next year, but there are hurdles on the way
Business

Experts on Economic Survey 2018: GDP may bounce back to 7-7.5% next year, but there are hurdles on the way

The annual survey was released ahead of the government’s annual Budget statement, due to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.

Economic Survey 2018: India expects to regain pole position as fastest-growing major economy
Business

Economic Survey 2018: India expects to regain pole position as fastest-growing major economy

The survey cautioned that persistently high oil prices remained a key risk for a country that relies on imports for much of its fuel needs.

Economic Survey 2018: It is confirmed; this bull market has seen lower number of bakras
Business

Economic Survey 2018: It is confirmed; this bull market has seen lower number of bakras

The good thing is that during this bull run, the proportion of bakras given the increased size of the Indian economy, has been lower than was the case in 2007-2008.

Economic Survey 2018: Did CEA Subramanian just signal that govt will miss fiscal roadmap?
Business

Economic Survey 2018: Did CEA Subramanian just signal that govt will miss fiscal roadmap?

What may perhaps disturb even those who felt a slight slippage this year is warranted is the Survey’s prognosis for the next fiscal – the return to the fiscal straight and narrow may not happen.

President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament indicates government sees agrarian crisis as major challenge
Politics

President Ram Nath Kovind's address to Parliament indicates government sees agrarian crisis as major challenge

If Gujarat Assembly election results were an indication, and if one reads the fine print of President Ramnath Kovind’s address to the Parliamentarians ahead of the Budget Session on Monday, then the agriculture sector seems to be emerging as one of the biggest challenges for the Narendra Modi government and the BJP.

RBI may hold repo rate in Feb as growth picks up, inflation on upward move, says Arvind Subramanian
Business

RBI may hold repo rate in Feb as growth picks up, inflation on upward move, says Arvind Subramanian

Retail inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.88 percent in November and in December 2015 it was 3.41 percent

Rising NPAs cut banks' lending to real estate sector to 17% in 2016 from 68% in 2013: Economic Survey
Business

Rising NPAs cut banks' lending to real estate sector to 17% in 2016 from 68% in 2013: Economic Survey

Economic Survey says PE funds and financial institutions such as pension funds and sovereign wealth funds have replaced banks as largest source of real estate sector

Economic Survey mentions Sunny Deol's famous dialogue from 'Damini' to highlight ease of doing business hurdles
Business

Economic Survey mentions Sunny Deol's famous dialogue from 'Damini' to highlight ease of doing business hurdles

Economic Services next frontier on ease of doing business is addressing pendency, delays and backlogs in the appellate and judicial arenas

Household savings coming into bank deposits, life insurance funds and shares increased manifold: Economic Survey
Business

Household savings coming into bank deposits, life insurance funds and shares increased manifold: Economic Survey

Economic Survey says mutual funds witnessed an inflow of over Rs 2.53 lakh crore savings in April-October period of current fiscal

Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself
Business

Economic Survey says India needs $ 4.5 trn to build infrastructure by 2040; can garner $3.9 trn funds itself

Economic Survey attributes collapse of Public Private Partnership as reason for massive underinvestment in the infrastructure sector

Economic Survey says demonetisation added more number of taxpayers, caused bigger household savings
Business

Economic Survey says demonetisation added more number of taxpayers, caused bigger household savings

As per Economic Survey analysis, new filers reported an average income, in many cases, close to income tax threshold of Rs 2.5 lakh

Jobs, agriculture sector to get big push in Budget 2018, hints Economic Survey; pegs GDP at 6.75% this year: 10 points
Business

Jobs, agriculture sector to get big push in Budget 2018, hints Economic Survey; pegs GDP at 6.75% this year: 10 points

Economic Survey says GDP growth has averaged 7.3 percent from 2014-15 to 2017-18, which is highest among major economies of the world

Economic Survey 2017-18 uncovers 10 new facts about economy, says 1.8 mn direct tax filers added since note ban
Business

Economic Survey 2017-18 uncovers 10 new facts about economy, says 1.8 mn direct tax filers added since note ban

Economic Survey says India's firm export structure is substantially more egalitarian than in other large countries