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Alcohol revenues of Indian states raise ethical questions

State governments should distance themselves from alcohol revenues and find other avenues to fund their activities. Read more »
Nirmala Sitharaman on Indian economy and Budget 2021

Indian economy needs skilling effort with industry involvement, says Nirmala Sitharaman

The interest of female labour force is at the heart of government policies -- the Labour Codes 2020 and the PLI scheme will help those sectors of Indian economy in which participation... Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman at a post Budget 2021 interaction with IIA students

Govt will not crowd out private sector; Budget 2021 selloff target realistic, assures FM

We discourage the demand for AIIMS-like hospitals everywhere, instead Budget 2021 focuses on more primary healthcare centres as the first points of call: Finance minister. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Nirmala Sitharaman’s economic vaccine for V-shaped recovery

There are more positives than negatives in Sitharaman’s Budget 2021 with the government seems to be firm on its commitment to revive the economy from the current crisis. Read more »
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Budget 2021: Monetisation of land key to fiscal consolidation, not spending cuts

Instead of cutting down spending amid an economic crisis to achieve fiscal consolidation, the government should raise funds through monetisation of land, and PSU disinvestment. Read more »
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Consultations, regulation key to the success of banking reforms unveiled in Budget 2021

The government must be wary of pushing through the much-needed banking reforms without a proper cost-benefit analysis and a clear regulatory framework. Read more »
Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package offers nothing to informal sector workers

Budget 2021: Several sops for MSMEs, start-ups; but nothing to solve fund crunch

The start-ups and the MSMEs must look to reap the benefits offered in Budget 2021 and this is the key to putting the battered economy on track. Read more »
Indian economy growth revival through government spending

Budget 2021: Fiscal conservatism in the times of sizzling Sensex

While the advanced economies have woken up to the reality that monetary easing alone would not ensure growth, Budget 2021 has made a hasty retreat from the fiscal steps taken in previous... Read more »
BUDGET 2021 by nirmala sitharaman

Budget 2021 scorecard: What is on offer for different sectors of the economy

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman shows good intentions in Budget 2021, but stops short of loosening the purse strings because of resource crunch. Read more »
Budget 2021 first digital budget

Budget 2021: The digital thrust will trigger inclusive growth

The use of digital technology can make the ambitious Budget 2021 work to support the local economies, leading to an exponential growth in exports and employment. Read more »