RBI monetary policy committee

Monetary policy: RBI stays focused on growth with accommodative policy

RBI’s proposed Rs 1 trillion government securities acquisition programme will provide certainty to bond market participants, reduce term premiums. Read more »
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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 »
fantasy sports can drive sports viewership, economic growth

Fantasy sports: Is India ready for the game of skill?

The popularity of fantasy sports has been pivotal in increasing sports viewership and can be a growth driver for the Indian economy. Read more »
Budget 2021 focus on job creation

Covid-19 impact: Indian economy to contract 7.7% this fiscal

The revival in the economy is backed by a 5.8% increase in government consumption expenditure. Read more »
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Holistic agriculture policy key to ending agrarian distress

A solution to the agrarian crisis will come from an integrated policy that will link agriculture to various government departments working on rural development. Read more »
Decriminalising corporate offences

Decriminalisation of corporate offences may be counterproductive

Relaxing penal provisions under the Companies Act may encourage scams and misuse of the loopholes that are not so apparent now. Read more »
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Covid-19 and recovery: How India can achieve 10% GDP growth

Here are the positive movements that will drive growth after a dismal year that saw Covid-19 denting economic prospects. Read more »
Budget 2021 agriculture

Do Q2 GDP growth numbers point to a smooth recovery?

Persisting inflationary pressure both from food and core prices poses further downside risk for the post Covid-19 economy. Read more »
Covid-19 and extreme poverty

Changing tack: Poverty action in the time of Covid-19 pandemic

The graduation model assists subjects in securing earning potential, social protection and financial literacy in an overarching development approach. Read more »
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IMF chief calls for government spending in infrastructure to fight global recession

World leaders should use the current crisis to build an environmentally sustainable, resilient and inclusive economy, says Kristalina Georgieva. Read more »