RBI monetary policy review

RBI seen retaining policy rates, accommodative stance

RBI’s monetary policy committee may choose to ignore falling credit off-take, especially the share of private corporate sector. Read more »
RBI monetary policy focus on growth, jobs

Monetary policy: Growth, jobs bigger concerns than inflation

RBI's monetary policy committee should consider a 25 basis points cut in repo rate as the economy is on the verge of Covid-19 third wave. Read more »
India budget 2021 by nirmala sitharaman

Budget 2021: Ideas to put Indian economy back on track

The government needs to ensure optimal utilization of the sectoral stimulus packages to be announced in Union Budget 2021. Read more »

Income tax compliance: Rewards may work better than punishments

Covid-19 has hit tax collections, but the situation will improve in terms of both the number of taxpayers and revenue collections, once the pandemic is under control. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

Inflation focus must end: RBI should cut rates by 100 bps

There are enough reasons to be optimistic – the economy had a good rabi crop, the monsoon has been good and the kharif crop is also expected to be good. Read more »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Fiscal policy: Surviving the economic tsunami of Covid-19 recession

India needs these fiscal, monetary and financial policy adjustments to stay afloat in the global economic crisis triggered by the new coronavirus pandemic. Read more »
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 »
Four years of GST

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 »
Unprecedented exports growth in India

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 »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

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 »