Economic Survey 2017 18
Economic Survey 2017 18 News
Ad hoc judicial appointments affecting economy even as India's high courts lack 37% of required judges
High courts nationwide are 37 percent short of judges, and ad hoc appointments–not posting judges to courts that need them most–are worsening delays and affecting India’s economy, according to our analysis of data released by the department of justice.
The government's annual report on the economy tabled in Parliament before the Budget forecast a GDP growth of 6.75 in the current fiscal, to be followed by 7 to 7.5 percent in 2018-19.
Economic Survey 2017-18 emphasises on women empowerment, highlights need to disaggregate data by gender
Economic Survey indicates need to look at development through gender-disaggregated data so that there is critical understanding of women's status in India.
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
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
The annual survey was released ahead of the government’s annual Budget statement, due to be presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday.
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.
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
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.
Retail inflation, based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.88 percent in November and in December 2015 it was 3.41 percent
The Economic Survey on Monday suggested that the government should complete Air India disinvestment within the next financial year
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
India Inc on Monday pitched for focus on rapidly improving human capital and agricultural productivity to sustain the economic growth trajectory, while cheering the GDP growth projection of 7-7.5 percent in 2018-19 laid out by the Economic Survey
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
The real estate and construction sector will create over 15 million jobs over the next five years despite signs of stress in the segment in the last few quarters, the Economic Survey said
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation has increased indirect taxpayer base by more than 50 percent with 34 lakh businesses coming into the tax net, the Economic Survey said on Monday.
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
Climate change could adversely affect farmers income by up to 20-25 percent in the medium term, the Economic Survey warned and suggested the need for "dramatic" improvement in irrigation, use of new technologies and better targeting of power and fertiliser subsidies
Calling for coordinated action between government and judiciary to reduce pendency of commercial litigation, the Economic Survey on Monday said the initiative would help in improving ease of doing business (EODB) and boost economic activities
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