Atmanirbhar Bharat is a programme of enormous magnitude and scope, however, most of the benefits will accrue only in the long run

Atmanirbhar Bharat amid Covid-19 pandemic: Prospects and challenges

Atmanirbhar Bharat seeks to create a self-reliant India and focuses on five key areas -- economy, infrastructure, systems, demography, and demand. Read more »
PLI scheme for telecom

Make in India: Govt extends PLI scheme to telecom, networking manufacturers

PLI scheme will boost telecom and networking equipment manufacturing in India with a Rs 12,195 crore outlay over five years. Read more »
business restructuring in India

Budget 2021: Some concerns about policy direction

The focus of Budget 2021 on physical/financial capital and infrastructure does not seem to be in sync with the idea of Atmanirbhar Bharat that will require the creation of a large number... Read more »
India's four labour codes

Budget 2021: The road to economic recovery, prosperity

Only an exceptional Budget 2021 can liberate the Indian economy from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and boost economic growth and prosperity in the country. Read more »
MSMEs face export barriers

A confident India must join RCEP, other trade blocs

Here's a list of initiatives to make India confident to take on the world and attract technology and capital. Read more »
MSMEs and Atmanirbhar Bharat

Atmanirbhar Bharat a non-starter without an MSME surge

While the government paints a rosy picture of the expected outcomes, there are several hurdles in the road ahead for the MSME sector reforms. Read more »

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Regional cashew boards key to stepping up output

Dependence on imported cashew for processing affects overall cashew business, one of the sectors where India need to be self-reliant. Read more »
India is the largest producer of milk.

Why India should avoid milk powder imports

India became self-sufficient in milk and milk products in 1970s, Indian milk products are in demand globally and the country exported 123,877 tonnes in 2018-19. Read more »
Budget 2021 agriculture

Aatmanirbhar Bharat: Self-reliance in agriculture first step towards economic power

India must target higher farm exports, import substitution to become truly self-reliant and to fulfil its economic promise. Read more »
India's cashew processing units are labour intensive

Cashew industry needs support as prices fall, imports rise

Cashew industry is a big foreign exchange earner and forms the back-bone of the rural economy of coastal states. There is a case for policy support. Read more »