July 04, 2019 9:14 pm
Economic survey 2018-19: In light of the projected decline in elementary school-going children, the number of schools per capita will rise significantly in India across all major states even if no more schools are added, mentioned the Economic Survey
February 08, 2018 11:18 am
Data can be sexist, missing women & girls entirely, or undervaluing their contributions.
February 03, 2018 5:18 am
It also estimates the current GST base at Rs 65-70 lakh crore. Tax base here refers to the aggregate value of the financial streams on which GST can be imposed.
February 01, 2018 9:10 am
While a certain amount of extra spending can’t be ruled out, this has to be kept at a minimum. If it is not, the bond markets will get even more spooked than they are right now, interest rates will rise and, to that extent, will dampen whatever industrial activity there is right now.
January 31, 2018 5:16 am
Six years ago, that is in 2012-13, education expenditure was 3.1% of the GDP. It fell in 2014-15 to 2.8% and registered a further drop to 2.4% in 2015-16.
December 19, 2018 8:43 pm
Economic Survey does well to include data on India’s ‘unwanted’ daughters. It helps make discrimination visible
January 30, 2018 4:57 pm
#GenderAnd: Patience is not a virtue when there are an estimated 63 million “missing women” on account of sex selective abortion. 21 million “unwanted” girls on account of “son obsession”
January 30, 2018 6:57 am
The Survey strives to combine rigor with readability, a challenge that increases in the same proportion as attention spans shrink (from absorbing op-eds to scrolling down tweets).
January 30, 2018 9:48 am
Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Economic Survey has “thrown the burden on private investments and exports”.
January 30, 2018 5:31 am
Let me just say that the higher the prices go, our vigilance should increase correspondingly, said Arvind Subramanian.