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Economic Survey 2019


Economic Survey's education alert: Population of kids falling, merge schools

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”.

Private investment key, stick to fiscal glide path: Economic Survey 2019

July 05, 2019 4:35 am

Suggests sunset clause in incentives for MSMEs, tax-payer friendly policy

Economic Survey 2019: Secular drop in economic policy uncertainty in the last four years

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.

Economic Survey: Well designed minimum wage system can ‘help reduce inequalities’

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.

The Subramanians: KV carries through legacy of Arvind, with more grounded projections

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.

Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian: ‘Need foreign investment to trigger the virtuous cycle’

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.

Economic Survey: Attention on MSMEs, especially young firms, to create more jobs and raise productivity

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.

Electric Vehicles: ‘Policy push’ needed for universal charging standards

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.

Economic Survey 2019: ‘Diplomatic’-type privileges, ‘club’ membership proposed for each district’s top-10 taxpayers

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.

Economic Survey 2019: Loking ahead

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.