Feb 01, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Stating that fighting the COVID-19 pandemic remains the Centre’s biggest priority, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposed to set aside Rs 2.46 lakh crore for healthcare, with Rs 35,000 crore earmarked for the coronavirus vaccine programme.
- Jan 29, 2021 09:33 PM IST
India and Brazil both rank very low in terms of equity and debt funding that goes into highly innovative projects.
- Jan 29, 2021 08:47 PM IST
India needs to boost its investments in primary and secondary education to help push the country's rank with regards to innovation. The survey further points out the need for private enterprises to step up R&D investments.
- Jan 29, 2021 08:36 PM IST
Perhaps the most radical prescription in the Survey is a call for a “paradigm shift” in how agriculture is viewed – as a modern business enterprise rather than as a rural livelihood sector.
- Jan 29, 2021 06:47 PM IST
The Survey credited the return of investors’ risk appetite in a renewed search for yield amid the COVID-19 pandemic for the high inflows