universal pension way to go for India

Universal pension can transform Indian economy

Universal pension will be a game changer for India as it will motivate people to work hard and save for old age. Read more »
are digital health apps useful

Digital health apps: How useful are they?

Some of the heavily promoted digital health apps turn out to be a waste of resources with tremendous opportunity costs on the health and wellbeing of the society. Read more »
Income tax, budget 2023

Budget 2022: Towards a clean, green enterprise economy

Budget 2022 lays a great emphasis on public spending and incentivises private investment through various innovative approaches of revenue generation. Read more »
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Budget 2022: Making Indian economy future ready

Budget 2022 is wholly relevant to the new India which is agile, resilient, confident and self-reliant. Read more »
Budget 2022 and financial risks

Budget 2022: Optimism of policy makers may be misplaced

Budget 2022 ignores the risk from a likely rise in global crude prices, monetary tightening by the Federal Reserve and the totally unpredictable trajectory of Covid-19. Read more »
budget 2022 income tax

Budget 2022: A step in the direction towards $5 trillion economy

Budget 2022 doesn’t offer any change in income tax rates or slabs for individual taxpayers, but HNIs will benefit from the cut in surcharge on long-term capital gains tax to 15%. Read more »
Monsoon, agriculture

Budget 2022 has sparks that can trigger farm liberalisation

Budget 2022 does not contain elements of populism to placate angry farmers or woo voters. Read more »
Media literacy in the age of fake news.

The age of infodemic: Will a media literacy policy help?

Indian environment calls for a tweaking of media literacy to include community intervention rather than routinely introducing the subject at schools. Read more »
Budget 2023 and agriculture

Budget 2022: A missed opportunity to trigger investment growth in agriculture

Budget 2022 has made an effort to boost growth in agriculture that supports around 140 million households in rural India. Read more »
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Budget 2022: An opportunity for govt, Sitharaman to break the pattern

Budget 2022 presents finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman with an opportunity to address issues that matter to millions of Indians – jobs, income and the fundamental right to lead a dignified life. Read more »