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Wednesday, October 28, 2020



Uncertain if recovery of economy will happen in second half or next year: CEA Subramanian

June 11, 2020 6:17 pm

According to Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian, the economic growth this year will depend on when the recovery happens.

Recent cut in corporate tax rate was done to boost investments: CEA

December 09, 2019 3:17 pm

"Private investment is the driver of economic growth. Steps that we are taking, be it corporate tax rate cut, be it code on wages and industrial relations, is to try and create a more favourable environment for investment," Subramanian said at the FICCI Young Leaders Summit

Govt likely to appoint new Chief Economic Advisor in next couple of months

October 19, 2018 12:05 pm

The finance ministry has appointed a search committee headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor Bimal Jalan to shortlist candidates for the post.

Lower GST will improve compliance, allay inflation fears: CEA

September 08, 2016 5:57 pm

Under the new indirect tax regime of goods and services tax, rates will be set by the GST Council which will be headed by Union Finance Minister and have state finance ministers as members.

India has potential to grow between 8 to 10%: CEA Arvind Subramanian

April 12, 2016 10:19 am

"In Modi's vision, a leading power is essentially a great power. However, India will only acquire this status when its economic foundations, its state institutions, and its military capabilities are truly robust," Subramanian said.

Govt to take balanced view on fiscal deficit target: CEA Arvind Subramanian

February 27, 2016 5:54 pm

As per the revised fiscal consolidation road map, the government has to achieve fiscal deficit of 3.5 per cent in 2016-17, from 3.9 per cent estimated in the current fiscal.

Kickstart fresh projects, keep competitive: CEA Arvind Subramanian

May 27, 2015 6:50 am

The CEA said the RBI can ease interest rates in view of lower inflation and tamed fiscal deficit, but the country also needs to initiate action to keep the rupee competitive in view of the aggressive rate cuts.

Power plants with critical coal stocks down, but imports rise

March 16, 2015 1:27 am

The auctions have also fetched over Rs 2 lakh crore and the proceeds would go to the governments of the states where the blocks are located, he added.

CEA mixes up data, arrives at wrong demand estimate

January 02, 2015 1:57 am

This, according to data on the CEA website, is being consistently being done across months.

Coal shortages: State-owned power plants bear the brunt

August 29, 2014 10:47 am

Buttresses allegations of CIL diverting supplies to private plants.


Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian announces he's leaving

June 20, 2018 6:30 pm

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian on Wednesday said he will leave his role at the Finance Ministry in a couple of months. He said he will always be committed to serving the country.