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Apr 11, 2019
India has scope for reducing untargeted food, fertiliser subsidies: IMF Deputy Director Paolo MauroThere is a lot of scope in India for reducing untargeted food and fertiliser subsidies and enhancing revenue administration, the IMF has said
Jan 14, 2019
Fiscal deficit target of 3.3% for 2018-19 could be a challenge, likely to be breached, say expertsGovernment's fiscal deficit touched 114.8% of the full-year estimates at the end of November
Nov 28, 2018
Global investors, insurers urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies; caution govt support to hit key industriesInvestors warn continued government support for fossil fuel increases risk of creating stranded assets within the energy sector and can also decrease the competitiveness of key industries.
Aug 06, 2018
PM Narendra Modi to launch India Post Payments Bank on 21 August; to target one branch in every districtThe India Post Payments Bank app which is expected to be launched on the same day will enable customers to pay for services of around 100 firms including phone recharges and bill, electricity bill, DTH service, college fees, etc., that are present on Bharat Bill payments system of NPCI
Jun 23, 2018
Rural finance: Subsidies, entitlements and the problem of digital linkages in BundelkhandSilicon Valley dreams seem very far away in rural Bundelkhand.
Mar 18, 2018
SC order extending Aadhaar deadline allays concerns of the elite but fails to protect the most vulnerableIt is imperative that public policy professionals and policymakers examine Aadhaar from an access-to-resources perspective, and not just from a data protection one.
Sep 26, 2017
Saubhagya scheme: Electricity to all households a positive move, but can Modi govt resist subsidy?It would be interesting to see if any state decides not to subsidise this power supplied to the poor
Aug 25, 2017
Swaraj at 70 Part 10: Food sovereignty means democratic control over what we eat, says Jean DrezeJean Dreze's uses his extensive knowledge of the Indian ground realities to expound on the need for food security and its link to Swaraj.
Mar 27, 2017
Junk the chemical fertiliser subsidy policy; it's time now to incentivise farmers for using organic fertilisersThe time has come to junk the chemical fertiliser subsidy policy in a phased manner and wean the farmer away from it
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep