ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

ADB predicts 11% growth for Indian economy

The Indian economy will stage a robust recovery aided by the vaccine rollout, stimulus packages, and an uptick in global demand. Read more »
India fertilizer policy

Fertilizer policy 2021: Govt faces Hobson’s choice on price hikes

A two-pronged fertilizer policy for efficient use of nutrients can help the industry tide over the crisis triggered by high raw material prices. Read more »
Tamil Nadu economy and covid-19

Covid-19 impact: Tamil Nadu economy in a spot of bother

Tamil Nadu economy is in a precarious position – just one wrong step by the new government can send the state finances flying off the cliff. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Indirect tax windfall brings cheer amid bad news on inflation, IIP fronts

Good news on the indirect tax collection front was eclipsed by a 3.6% contraction in IIP, and 5.52% higher retail inflation. Read more »
RBI monetary policy

Monetary policy: RBI joins quantitative easing bandwagon

In a major departure, the RBI has committed its balance sheet to monetary policy in the April 2021 MPC meeting. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee

Monetary policy: RBI stays focused on growth with accommodative policy

RBI’s proposed Rs 1 trillion government securities acquisition programme will provide certainty to bond market participants, reduce term premiums. Read more »
Indian FPOs

Agrarian crisis: FPOs is the way out for Indian farmers

Effective business models, high turnovers, sustainable cash flow, value-added products, and market access key to the success of FPOs. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Record GST collections back World-bank’s 7.5-12.5% growth forecast for Indian economy

Bullish economic growth projections for the Indian economy will depend on financial sector risks, and the success of measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19. Read more »
kerala economy and assembly elections

Kerala economy: Time for soul searching on government size, welfare schemes

The new government that will take oath in May needs to put together a nuanced agenda for the Kerala economy based on broad political consensus. Read more »
triple helix model in war on covid-19

India’s war on Covid-19 a success story of triple helix model

The economic thinking of the Narendra Modi government blends well with the triple helix model’s entrepreneurial university structure. Read more »