budget 2022 healthcare

Atmanirbhar Bharat push can further pharmaceutical industry’s global advantage

India’s pharmaceutical industry is the third largest in the world by volumes, but most pharma inputs are imported from China, Germany and the US. Read more »
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 »
long-term savings instrument

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 »
Export promotion schemes and FTAs

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 »
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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 »