India bank ATM

Easy money: Policy rates need further cuts to encourage banks to lend more

The repo rate and the reverse repo rate can be cut further following the global trends as inflation is no longer a threat to the economy and businesses. Read more »
India coronavirus economic stimulus

A guide to lifting of lockdown, resuming production

The government could consider constituting a high-level disaster management taskforce with expertise in analysing the socio-economic situation to offer sound advice to policy makers. Read more »
India as a global manufacturing hub

Lessons for India from global manufacturing hubs

To become a global economic powerhouse, India should engage foreign companies in a mutually beneficial partnership. Read more »
India economic growth revival

Coronavirus impact: Indian economy may prove doomsayers wrong

Innate strength and resilience of the Indian economy may see it staging a smart recovery and posting robust growth once the Covid-19 lockdown is lifted. Read more »
Indian port trade

Amid coronavirus gloom, a great opportunity beckons India

The world’s dependence on China has resulted in a huge disruption in production. India should promote itself as an alternative manufacturing hub. Read more »
coronavirus covid-19 food relief

Enlist local bodies in fight against disease, hunger

The states that are fighting the new coronavirus efficiently have already roped in local bodies and elected representatives to identify and support the needy. Read more »
MSMEs face Covid-19 crisis

MSME sector: Eight ways India can back its small enterprises

Micro, small and medium enterprises are crucial to the revival of the economy ravaged by the Covid-19 outbreak and the nationwide lockdown. Read more »
Coronavirus lockdown

Covid-19: Government should extend the lockdown for another five weeks

The Indian government and businesses should come up with measured steps to make up for lost days and economic output. Read more »
Covid-19 hits the travel and tourism industry.

RBI must help banks accommodate shattered businesses

The Reserve Bank needs to have a sectoral approach to help revive the economy hit by the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more »
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Surviving Coronavirus scare: A wish list for Indian economy, industry

Targeted schemes for households, corporates, MSMEs and financial sector can keep the Indian economy afloat, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »