August 18, 2020 9:56 am
The issue was highlighted by a recent report to Punjab government by Group of Experts (GOE) led by noted economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
August 14, 2020 11:45 am
Stating that Punjab’s pay scales are much higher than the Centre, the group has recommended that in the Sixth Pay Commission, the state should implement only the central pay scales for all future employees.
August 14, 2020 9:26 am
In view of this stand, the experts’ group says that “government should pursue second best approaches” to reduce the effect of free power.
April 26, 2020 12:25 am
The group, which includes leading economy and industry experts, will recommend to the Punjab government a short-term (one year) as well as medium-term action plan.
March 08, 2020 11:35 am
"The strength of India depends upon a perception that there is a broad consensus on what is good policy," says Montek Singh Ahluwalia.
February 20, 2020 5:55 am
Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday the real danger is that credible solutions won’t be found unless the problems are recognised.
February 19, 2020 4:02 am
The economist said instead of managing finances for large economic infrastructure projects, the system of providing guarantee by the state should be considered.
February 17, 2020 12:25 pm
"I was part of the PM's delegation in New York and my brother Sanjeev, who had retired from the IAS, telephoned to say he had written a piece that was very critical of the PM. He had emailed it to me and said he hoped I didn't find it embarrassing," recalls Ahluwalia.
July 25, 2018 6:43 pm
Government think-tank Niti Ayog has in its three-year action agenda 2017-18 to 2019-20 highlighted that it is essential specialists be inducted into the system through lateral entry on fixed term contract, the minister said.
July 07, 2015 1:55 am
The finance minister also expressed puzzlement over why economists have failed to predict crisis. “But there are not many who have been able to do that.