India's foreign exchange reserves cross $600 billion

Foreign exchange reserves surpass $600 bn; What does it mean to Indian economy

India’s foreign exchange reserves may not be built on a strong foundation as 61% of its external debt is of short-term nature and will mature in a year. Read more »
Four years of GST

Worst over; GDP growth will recover faster than forecasts in FY22: Arvind Virmani

Revival in economic activity, consumer confidence will see GDP growth recovering faster in second quarter of FY22 than anticipated by forecasts. Read more »
Indian economy GDP growth

GDP growth numbers for 2020-21 conceal more than they reveal about Indian economy

Policy makers should focus on creating jobs, increasing real wages and boosting household incomes, rather than worrying about blips in GDP growth rate. Read more »
IBC rules: insolvency and bankruptcy regime

India must rework IBC rules to tide over Covid-19 crisis

Government, RBI must encourage out-of-court restructuring and one-time settlements under IBC insolvency regime rather than pushing the problem to future. Read more »
Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package offers nothing to informal sector workers

India needs a new MSME ecosystem post Covid-19 crisis

Despite several government programmes and packages, MSMEs are struggling to access funds, technology and markets. Read more »
unemployment in india

Unemployment, uncertainty chipping away at India’s demographic dividend

Creating decent and sustainable employment opportunities for youth to move out of poverty will help realise the demographic dividend offered by India’s youthful population. Read more »
job loss among women due to Covid-19 outbreak

Women bear the brunt of job losses as Covid-19 devastates Indian economy

The government must strengthen access to social protection and step up public spending to compensate job losses suffered by women in the economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

ADB predicts 11% growth for Indian economy

The Indian economy will stage a robust recovery aided by the vaccine rollout, stimulus packages, and an uptick in global demand. Read more »
indirect tax collections grew while gst mopup shrank

Record GST collections back World-bank’s 7.5-12.5% growth forecast for Indian economy

Bullish economic growth projections for the Indian economy will depend on financial sector risks, and the success of measures taken to curb the spread of Covid-19. Read more »
ESG reporting key to sustainability

India’s $5 trillion economy plan runs into Rs 7,14,000 crore climate change risk

There is a growing global demand for climate-friendly products that presents a huge opportunity for companies willing to invest in action against climate change. Read more »