In his 2017-18 Budget speech, the Finance Minister said the government plans to launch Skill Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion programme (SANKALP) at a cost of Rs 4,000 crore along with next phase of Ski...
02 Feb 2017, 9.08 am | Source: PTI
With tax rate cut to 25 percent for small and medium enterprises with revenue under Rs 50 crore per year, we are ahead of the roadmap, says the CEA. This new tax rate creates a level playing field for all corporates, he adds.
01 Feb 2017, 7.07 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Union Budget 2017-18 announced a new trade infrastructure export scheme.
01 Feb 2017, 12.35 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Demonetisation has created high uncertainty as far as growth is concerned, said the Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian. Alongwith domestic market, global events including currency and commodity movements also add to this un...
31 Jan 2017, 9.32 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian’s Economic Survey liberally relies on saints, poets, philosophers, politicians and economists to reinforce complex economic arguments
31 Jan 2017, 7.16 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Here is a video to take you through the key takeaways from the Economic Survey 2016-17.
31 Jan 2017, 6.53 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
For perhaps the first time, Indian government has made a strong statement against rating agencies by in the Economic Survey questioning their rationale
31 Jan 2017, 5.51 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Economic Survey 2016-17 said that multiple labour laws are allowing companies to circumvent laws to engage people on contract and casual basis
31 Jan 2017, 4.17 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The forecast on real GDP growth in the range of 6.75%-7.75% for FY18 should translate into a nominal growth of 11-12% for the coming fiscal. The forecast comes with caveat of three imponderables – lingering impact of demonetisat...
31 Jan 2017, 4.13 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Survey has cautioned the government that it should use any windfall arising out of unreturned Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes for capital expenditure rather than current expenditures like salaries and subsidies
31 Jan 2017, 4.00 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Pranjul Bhandari, Chief India Economist at HSBC, said the Economic Survey’s forecast of a 6.75 percent to 7.5 percent growth in the Indian economy was realistic.
31 Jan 2017, 3.43 pm | Source: CNBC-TV18
"Demonetisation could have particularly profound impact on the real estate sector," it said in an analysis on the impact of note ban announced on November 8.
31 Jan 2017, 3.10 pm | Source: PTI
India’s experience has reaffirmed the need for rules to contain fiscal deficits, because of the proclivity to spend during booms and undertake stimulus during downturns, the Survey notes.
31 Jan 2017, 1.52 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Economic Survey for 2016-17, tabled in the Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today, underlined the need for more reforms.
31 Jan 2017, 1.28 pm | Source: PTI
“Briefly, the costs include a contraction in cash money supply and subsequent, albeit temporary, slowdown in GDP growth; and benefits include increased digitalization, greater tax compliance and a reduction in real estate prices...
31 Jan 2017, 1.27 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
In the period 2001-2011 the rate of growth of labour migrants nearly doubled relative to the previous decade, rising to 4.5 per cent per annum. Interestingly, the acceleration of migration was particularly pronounced for females a...
31 Jan 2017, 1.25 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Economic Survey 2016-17 tabled in Parliament today by the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley has advocated the concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI) as an alternative to the various social welfare schemes in an effort ...
31 Jan 2017, 1.17 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Since the 2008-09 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), internationally fiscal policy has seen a paradigm shift from the emphasis on debts to deficits, arguing for greater activism in flows (deficits) and minimizing concerns about sustai...
31 Jan 2017, 1.10 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The Survey lists the some of the challenges that might impede India’s progress. These challenges are classified by the Survey as follows: ambivalence about property rights and the private sector, deficiencies in State capacity, ...
31 Jan 2017, 1.08 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Median forecasts ahead of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley's Budget are broadly in line with figures discussed over the past few days, with deficit forecasts ranging from just under 3 percent to as high as 4 percent for the coming tw...
31 Jan 2017, 1.06 pm | Source: Reuters
Catch live updates as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tables the India Economic Survey 2017 authored by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.
31 Jan 2017, 1.00 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The market continues to see selling pressure even after Economic Survey is tabled in the Parliament. The Sensex is down 93.26 points or 0.3 percent at 27756.30, and the Nifty down 40.70 points or 0.5 percent at 8592.05.
31 Jan 2017, 1.00 pm | Source: Moneycontrol.com
ONGC, Tata Steel, Dr Reddy's Labs, NTPC and Bharti Airtel are top gainers while GAIL, Coal India, TCS, Adani Ports and Infosys are losers in the Sensex.
31 Jan 2017, 11.00 am | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Former Principal Advisor to Planning Commission Pronab Sen has expressed apprehensions over the applicability of the Economic Survey 2017 in the Budget.
31 Jan 2017, 10.57 am | Source: CNBC-TV18
Finance minister Arun Jaitley will table the Economic Survey, an official report of the economy, in Parliament on Tuesday.
31 Jan 2017, 9.05 am | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Presented a day before the Union Budget, the Economic Survey serves as the official report of the economy.
31 Jan 2017, 8.30 am | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Over the years Finance Ministers in India have unleashed their literary spirit from within. In their Budget speeches, they have often quoted poets, saints, economists and litterateurs to buttress a given political social and econo...
30 Jan 2017, 9.30 am | Source: Moneycontrol.com
The 2017/18 Budget comes less than three months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's bold and risky gamble to outlaw high-value old currency bills, which has slammed the brakes on Asia's third-largest economy and hit the poor part...
30 Jan 2017, 8.12 am | Source: Reuters
According to the Dun & Bradstreet report, there is upside risk of further contagion from the slowdown in the developed economies and the Indian economy also faces considerable challenges from demonetisation especially in the rural...
24 Jan 2017, 2.52 pm | Source: PTI
Stressing that infrastructure, health and education are all important priorities, he said the greater challenge is in spending smartly, and perhaps in enabling supply from a well-incentivised and well-regulated private sector, so ...
23 Jan 2017, 9.30 am | Source: PTI