Economic Studies
Battle against Slow GDP Growth Rate

The Central Statistics Office recently reported that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth had slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 per cent for the April-June quarter of the current fiscal. This is in contrast to the preceding quarter gr

A Perspective on BRICS Development Strategies: Prospects and Issues

Looking Back Last year Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa (BRICS) group conducted its summit in October under the Chairmanship of India. PM Modi had outlined ‘Building Responsive, Inclusive and Collective Solutions’

De-mon — huge, successful course-correction

Of all the multidimensional corrective elements that were missed — actually, side-stepped if not suppressed — in the politically uproarious anti-Modi national discourse about the demonetization exercise, the most important element was the huge cr

De-mon — a multidimensional project

That 99 per cent of the de-legalised Rs 500/1,000 denomination notes was returned back to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been cited by opposition parties, experts and the media alike as the sole test of failure of demonetisation (which, for brev

स्किल इंडिया अभियान : सामयिक पहल

आर्थिक वृद्धि पर आयु का प्रभाव हमेशा ही बहस का विषय रहा है। युवा कामकाजी वर्ग में बढ़ोतरी किसी भी

Introducing Common Currency in South Asia

Background The present century is the Asian century. In last few decades, South Asia has emerged as a major economic power centre not only in the region but also in the world. This region inhabits 21 per cent of world population,

GST: A New Era in Indian Taxation

Indian Economy is poised to enter a new era of taxation in the form of implementation of much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) with effect from July 01, 2017. The GST Bill was passed unanimously in August, 2016 by the Indian Parliament and after

स्वामीनाथन आयोग की सिफारिशें और मोदी सरकार

आज कृषि और किसान बहस के केंद्र में है. किसानों के हितों के लिए देश में राजनीतिक उठापटक भी चल रही ह

South Asia in Global Economy and the ‘One Belt One Road’ (OBOR)

Background The present century is Asian century in which South Asia plays a pivotal role. Though occupying only 3.4 per cent of world’s land surface area, it inhibits 24 per cent of world population1. Until a few deca

सार्वभौमिक मूलभूत आय: सही समय है इसके लिए?

2016-17 की आर्थिक समीक्षा, जो केंद्रीय बजट से एक दिन पहले संसद में पेश की गई थी, ने सार्वभौमिक मूलभूत �

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