Sounding a note of caution, EAC-PM member Rathin Roy on Monday urged the government to issue a white paper on medium-term fiscal framework, arguing that it would be difficult to meet the Budgetary tax collection target for 2019-20
Next govt should abolish minimum support price in 3 years, cut corporate tax by 5%: Economist Surjit Bhalla
The former Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) member also said India is unlikely to fall in the middle-income trap
NITI Aayog's criticism of Rahul Gandhi showcases its descent into political partisanship, casts shadow on its credibility
NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar spoke more like a BJP party spokesperson than the head of a policy think tank
EC writes to NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar, asks him to explain comments against Congress' minimum income scheme plan
In an interview, and on his Twitter, Rajiv Kumar had accused the Congress of promising the moon to win elections.
Budget 2019: Economic advisory panel against deviating from fiscal consolidation; says social sector intervention essential
The statement has come amid speculations that the government may announce packages for farmers and poor and sops for middle class in the budget ahead of general polls.
India's economic growth is expected to remain in the range 7-7.5 percent in the next few years, the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) said Friday
On reform front, Surjit Bhalla said the government should consider income transfer instead of higher minimum support price (MSP) and loan waivers