Fiscal policies must target inclusive growth

Economic policy for achieving sustainable, inclusive growth

Empirical studies have shown that supportive fiscal policies, globalisation and free trade are key to achieving strong, sustained and inclusive growth. Read more »
India needs digital rupee

Indian economy: GST collections bring cheer, but concerns over recovery linger

The growth in GST collections points to a recovery, but questions remain over the trajectory of Indian economy in the coming fiscal. Read more »
RBI holds interest rates

RBI policy must keep rates unchanged, focus on sectoral support

The RBI policy must focus its efforts on the non-banking finance companies and the micro-finance sector that are under stress. Read more »
Easy MSME loans key to economic revival

Happy ending: Government can back MSME loans without any risk

The govt must offer 100% guarantee for MSME loans – it will ensure more jobs, higher GST collection, and fast revival of economic growth. Read more »
RBI monetary policy review

RBI seen retaining policy rates, accommodative stance

RBI’s monetary policy committee may choose to ignore falling credit off-take, especially the share of private corporate sector. Read more »
long-term savings instrument

Post-Covid recovery: RBI monetary policy must address capital depletion in MSMEs

The RBI monetary policy should keep interest rate, future guidance on monetary policy unchanged and ensure smooth credit flow to MSMEs. Read more »
WPI inflation on the rise

Monetary policy: Growth, jobs bigger concerns than inflation

RBI's monetary policy committee should consider a 25 basis points cut in repo rate as the economy is on the verge of Covid-19 third wave. Read more »
RBI monetary policy review

Monetary policy must keep rates unchanged, cut growth forecast

The monetary policy amid a major shock like the second wave of Covid-19 can afford to look through some inflationary impulses to support economic growth. Read more »
RBI holds interest rates

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 »
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 »