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Suggestion to scrap 'anachronistic' Essential Commodities Act, 1955

Survey makes case for correction in inverted duty structure

Use crop residue as alternate fuel

Use crop residue as alternate fuel

1.5 lakh Ayushman Bharat Health & Wellness Centres to be set up by 2022

Economic Survey revives an old tale about Microsoft

Production pattern is not in sync with the demand

5 things about India you probably didn’t know before today

The key that could get the FM more fiscal room

The key that could get the FM more fiscal room

Let’s not pretend FM’s Budget can solve our deep structural problems: Aiyar

Smart City Mission: 5,151 projects at various stages of implementation

Notable turnaround in mineral production due to policy reforms

Enhancing efficiency of PSBs: The way forward

The Economic Survey also observes that over Rs. 4,30,000 crores of taxpayer money is invested as Government’s equity in PSBs. In 2019, every rupee of taxpayer money is invested in PSBs, on average, lost 23 paise. The state of the banking sector in India, therefore, needs urgent attention.

Enhancing efficiency of PSBs: The way forward

How India reached 3rd place in the world in new firms creation?

How India reached 3rd place in the world in new firms creation?

Uptick in retail prices in FY20 mainly on veggies, pulses

Uptick in retail prices in FY20 mainly on veggies, pulses

Government intervention is required when there is market failure, says CEA

Government intervention is required when there is market failure, the market failures today are much less than they were in the 1950s or the 1980s; this should be considered while reviewing our laws, says CEA.

The key that could get the FM more fiscal room

Is power demand a reliable gauge of economy’s health?

“For example, growth in electricity consumption was negatively correlated with real GDP growth in 1980-84, positively so in 1985-89, negatively so in 1990-99, positively so in 2000-04 and negatively so in 2005-09, flipping signs four times before 2011, the year of methodology revision,” the survey said.

A new health index for the NBFC sector

To enable policy makers to track financial fragility, a new health index has been proposed for the NBFC sector, says CEA.

A new health index for the NBFC sector

Thalinomics: The economics of a plate of food in India

There is no better way to relate economics to the common person than by looking at the price of a plate of food paid by an Indian. Thalis have become more affordable since 2006-07.

Thalinomics: The economics of a plate of food in India

How India can capture significant value through exports

By focusing on products that are manufactured across global value chains, India can capture significant value through exports and job creation.

How India can capture significant value through exports

What India needs to learn from China

The entire difference in export performance between India and China is explained by specialization; China has specialized in labor-intensive factors, India needs to do the same.

What India needs to learn from China

In India, buying a pistol is much easier than opening an eatery

It takes more documents to open a restaurant in Delhi as compared to documents needed for a license to procure new arms and major fireworks, says the Economic Survey for 2019-20.

In India, buying a pistol is much easier than opening an eatery

Wealth creation through entrepreneurship at the grassroot

Wealth creation through entrepreneurship at the grassroot

A paradigm shift in the power sector

A paradigm shift in the power sector

Two pillars for wealth creation

  • The invisible hand of the market
  • The hand of trust
Two pillars for wealth creation

A clear message for Sitharaman before tomorrow’s big Budget

A clear message for Sitharaman before tomorrow's big Budget

The $1.4 trillion road to a better economy

The $1.4 trillion road to a better economy

10 new ideas for markets and the economy

10 new ideas for markets and the economy

The economy of thalis

Making an attempt to quantify what a common person pays for a ‘thali’ across India, the Economic Survey on Friday said the affordability of vegetarian ‘thalis’ improved by 29 per cent while that of non-vegetarian by 18 per cent during the 2006-07 and 2019-20 period.

The economy of thalis

The biggest obstacle to Modi’s $5 trillion dream? Cronyism

Citing examples of 2G spectrum scam, the Chief Economic Advisor has cautioned the government against policies that favor a few firms over the larger welfare of all. The Economic Survey favors pro-business policies and cautions against pro-crony policies that lead to wealth erosion.

The biggest obstacle to Modi's $5 trillion dream? Cronyism

What caused the slowdown? Lagged effect of reduced investment

What caused the slowdown? Lagged effect of reduced investment

Economic dominance is always driven by the creation of wealth, says CEA

Economic dominance is always driven by the creation of wealth, says CEA

The best places to set up business in India

Literacy is not the only criteria for developing an entrepreneurial spirit, but it does have a disproportionately positive role when state literacy is above 70 percent. These are the States that are helping the government realise its ‘Startup India’ dream.

The best places to set up business in India

A Temasek-like model to put divestment on aggressive track

A Temasek-like model to put divestment on aggressive track

Firms that borrowed a lot during 2008-12 invested less during 2013-17

Firms that borrowed a lot during 2008-12 invested less during 2013-17

There has been a boom and bust in the share of corporate loans in non-food credit: CEA

There has been a boom and bust in the share of corporate loans in non-food credit: CEA

For close to 3/4th of recorded economic history, India has been a dominant economic power

– CEA

All groups of countries have slowed down, in a globalized economy, India too has felt the effect

All groups of countries have slowed down, in a globalized economy, India too has felt the effect

Share of corporate loans reached their peak in 2013

– CEA Krishnamurthy

Govt accepts slowdown in the economy, largely due to the slump in the global economy

– CEA Krishnamurthy

The rupee note is also a symbol of the wealth

– CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian

The cover of the survey captures the Rs 100 new note and combines the old with the new

– CEA

The theme for this economic survey is wealth creation

– CEA on the Economic Survey

How India can enhance efficiency of PSBs

The survey proposes creation of Fin tech Hub for PSBs – the Public Sector Banking Network (PSBN) Part-Ownership of PSBs by employees through Employee Stock Option Plans.

How to solve India’s jobs crisis, the China way

How to solve India's jobs crisis, the China way

Case for MPC to not respond to transitory spike in CPI

India needs revision of rates and coverage under NFSA

India needs revision of rates and coverage under NFSA

The best places to set up a business in India

  • Delhi
  • Mizoram
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Kerala
  • Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  • Haryana

State of the banking sector in India needs urgent attention, alerts Economic Survey

Boosting entrepreneurship at grassroots

Boosting entrepreneurship at grassroots

Boosting export: Integrate ‘Assemble in India for the World’ into ‘Make In India’

Specialisation and quantity expansion to help India to become a major exporter.

Boosting export: Integrate 'Assemble in India for the World' into 'Make In India'

Two points that can get Modi his $5 trillion:

  • Promoting ‘pro-business’ policy that unleashes the power of competitive markets to generate wealth
  • Weaning away from ‘pro-crony’ policy that may favor specific private interests

Govt intervention hindrance or help for India?

Government interventions like debt waiver or food subsidies end up creating distortions in the functioning of the free market. The Survey says that debt waiver scehems disrupt credit culture and disrupt formal credit flow to the very farmers it aims to benefit.

Govt intervention hindrance or help for India?

Reduce formal credit flow to the very same farmers, defeating the purpose

Debt waivers disrupt the credit culture

Freebies are injurious to the economy’s health

Beneficiaries consume less, save less, invest less and are less productive after the waiver

India needs aggressive disinvestment of CPSEs

  • Bring in higher profitability
  • Promote efficiency
  • Increase competitiveness
  • Promote professionalism

Survey Findings: Key drivers of Rollover Risk of Shadow banking system

  • Asset Liability Management (ALM) Risk
  • Interconnectedness Risk
  • Financial and Operating Resilience of an NBFC.
  • Over-dependence on short-term wholesale funding

It’s all about Thalinomics

Finally, the Survey makes an attempt to relate economics to the common man using something that an individual encounters every day – a plate of food i.e a Thali.

It's all about Thalinomics

India striving to combine sustainability & economic development

India striving to combine sustainability & economic development

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