India fishermen

Fisheries needs credit sops, social security net to stay afloat

Given the importance of fisheries in terms of employment and exports, a comprehensive package is needed for the revival of the sector. Read more »
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Covid-19 contagion: How will it play out on world economy

A multilateral policy dialogue is essential to evolve appropriate control and policy measures to limit the economic cost of the pandemic. Read more »
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Covid package for mining sector great beginning, but needs detailing

The auction route needs to be examined as the previous attempts did not attract many domestic or foreign players. Read more »
India tourism after coronavirus outbreak

Six ways how Covid-19 pandemic will change tourism industry

Success of the tourism industry in recouping after the coronavirus outbreak will depend on its ability to adjust to these six factors. Read more »
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Indian economy needs a booster shot, not slow medicine

The need of the hour is to stimulate demand; none of the measure contained in the Rs 20 lakh crore package will help the government achieve this objective. Read more »
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The IBC dilemma: Will Covid-19 relaxations render insolvency laws ineffective?

The question is will the relaxation in bankruptcy laws enacted to help struggling corporates lead to a situation where it will be difficult to roll them back. Read more »
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Kickstarting economy without burdening government finances

A three-pronged approach towards economic recovery -- Focus on sectors that can deliver growth and jobs, easy access to finance, and tax concessions for a year. Read more »
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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 »
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Brick by brick: A revival plan for coronavirus-hit Indian economy

Most sectors of Indian economy are under the grip of a crisis. Naliniprava Tripathy of IIM Shillong puts together a plan to get the economy back on track. Read more »
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Decongest cities, promote industries in villages to revive growth

Apart from short-term measures to mitigate economic pain of the pandemic, the government must also rethink the current development paradigm. Read more »