July 05, 2019 1:07 pm
Survey says the number of schools per capita will rise “significantly” in India across all major states, and that the number of elementary schools with less than 50 students has “increased over the past decade across all major states except Delhi”.
July 05, 2019 4:35 am
Suggests sunset clause in incentives for MSMEs, tax-payer friendly policy
July 05, 2019 3:00 am
The survey pointed out that EPU index shows peaks in few months of 2011 and 2012, reflecting the policy paralysis during that period.
July 05, 2019 2:57 am
Currently, there are around 429 scheduled employments and 1,915 scheduled job categories of unskilled workers for which minimum wages are specified.
July 05, 2019 2:56 am
The survey, the first by the new chief economic adviser Krishnamurthy V. Subramanian, however, is more realistic in its assessments, especially with respect to the macroeconomic prospects.
July 05, 2019 2:53 am
Subramanian pointed out that India should look at bringing in foreign investment to kick-start the virtuous cycle that would lead to increase in productivity, creation of jobs and foster exports to create demand.
July 05, 2019 2:48 am
To unshackle MSMEs and thereby to enable them to grow, all size-based incentives must have a sunset clause of less than ten years with necessary grand-fathering, the Survey said.
July 05, 2019 3:14 am
Globally, EV sales have been rising at a “fast” pace to over 10 lakh units being sold in 2017 from just over 2,000 in 2008.
July 05, 2019 7:04 am
It said that since people often indulge in conspicuous consumption to convey their social status, top-10 taxpayers within a district can be highlighted and accorded due recognition.
July 05, 2019 3:19 am
Investment rate is expected to pick up on the back of higher credit growth and improved demand. The higher capacity utilisation and uptick in business expectations should increase investment activity in fiscal 2019-20.