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Cooperatives can trigger growth in rural and urban economies

Indian cooperatives are staring at a crisis. They can emerge stronger by emulating sustainable models in dairy, vegetable marketing, producer companies, self-help groups and banking. Read more »
125 crore Aadhaar cards

More than 125 crore Indians have Aadhaar, says govt

Aadhaar is currently the largest biometric identification system in the world. IDAI receives about 3-4 lakh update requests daily. Read more »
FM Nirmala Sithraman meets PSU bank chiefs

Modi govt launches e-auction platform for stressed assets of PSU banks

Gross NPAs of PSU banks declined from Rs 8.96 lakh crore in March 2018 to Rs 7.27 lakh crore in September 2019. Read more »
Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the guidelines for the Jal Jeevan Mission

Prime minister unveils guidelines for rural water supply scheme

The Union government will spend more than Rs 2 lakh crore of the Rs 3.6 lakh crore needed to implement the scheme. Read more »
Indian railways restructuring

Cabinet clears major Indian railways revamp, unification of services

The railway board will be reorganised on functional lines under the chairman and four members responsible for infrastructure, operations, rolling stock and finance. Read more »
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It’s a Catch-22 for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

The finance minister is left with few fiscal options to address the economic slowdown. Read more »
Dharmendra Pradhan asks steel industry to export more.

Develop technology, push exports, Pradhan tells steel industry

With its large market and skilled workforce, India can be a net exporter of quality steel, says Dharmendra Pradhan. Read more »
Trade deficit

Towards a $5 trillion economy: An agenda for Indian economy

Holistic policies in key sectors can bring about a turnaround in India’s economic fortunes. Read more »
Madhya Pradesh roads

ADB to lend $490 million to upgrade Madhya Pradesh roads

The loan will be used for upgrading 750 km of state highways and 850 km of major district roads to two-lane all-weather roads. Read more »
Prime minister Narendra Modi at ASSOCHAM centenary

Invest without fear to achieve $5 trillion economy target, Modi tells industry

Indian economy has seen bad times, but has always emerged stronger, says prime minister. Read more »