President Biden's $1.9 trillion US stimulus package

$1.9 trillion US stimulus package to boost India growth, nudge inflation

A potential increase in country risk premia and pressure on domestic yields caused by the US stimulus could tighten domestic financial conditions. Read more »
women bankers struggle despite gender inclusion policies

Indian banks remain male bastions despite gender inclusion policies by govt, RBI

Poor representation of women in top banking jobs despite efforts towards gender inclusion reveals the socio-cultural prejudices and the patriarchal mindset of selection committees dominated by men. Read more »
Indian MSMEs

Seven policy initiatives to revive Indian MSMEs, boost GDP growth

A recovery of the Indian economy is not possible without the revival of MSMEs that can create a large number of jobs and generate consumption demand. Read more »
e-commerce policy in india

India’s fledgling e-commerce industry needs a robust policy framework

A comprehensive e-Commerce policy will offer consistency, accountability, and clarity in government actions, helping stakeholders achieve objectives such as job creation, productivity improvement, and protection of consumer interests. Read more »
Regulating and taxing TechFins, FinTechs

TechFins: Why India must stop their unregulated, untaxed run

Unregulated TechFins run by large technology firms such as Microsoft, Google, Huawei, Apple, Facebook, WhatsApp, Amazon, Alibaba, Flipkart, Airtel, and Reliance JIO can easily out-compete traditional financial services firms. Read more »
India's $5 trillion economy plan faces climate change risk

India’s $5 trillion economy plan runs into Rs 7,14,000 crore climate change risk

There is a growing global demand for climate-friendly products that presents a huge opportunity for companies willing to invest in action against climate change. Read more »
india's critical infrastructure

Chinese digital paw marks on India’s critical infrastructure

The Chinese penetration of the critical infrastructure is much beyond the power sector; the broadband infrastructure of India rests on Huawei appliances, administered by BSNL. Read more »
cybersecurity and responsible data use in india

Cybersecurity: Some critical issues in a digitising world

Cybersecurity is neither expensive, nor intimidating as it was, and small businesses are becoming increasingly vulnerable to attacks. 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 »