Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicEconomic Survey 2019

Topic: Economic Survey 2019

GDP grew 6.1% not 6.8% last fiscal but rose to 8.3 % in demonetisation year

National Statistical Office Friday revised India's GDP growth downwards for two financial years while increasing economic growth in year of demonetisation.

C. Raja Mohan speculates Trump-Imran agenda, Nitin Pai wants private sector in space race

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

CEA on ‘virtuous or vicious’ economy, Abhinav Kumar says remove Articles 35A and 370 in J&K

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

Water-stressed India could ask its farmers to irrigate less

India is one of the world’s biggest users of ground water and its depleting levels are the main reason for the country’s severe shortages.

Economic Survey hails Modi govt for fine-tuning UPA’s ‘inefficient’ rural job scheme

Economic Survey 2018-19 claims use of technology such as Direct Benefit Transfer and Aadhaar has brought reforms.

Ardhanareshwar, Matsyanyaya, pious duty — religion & mythology meet economics in 2019 survey

K.V. Subramanian’s Economic Survey draws heavily on mythology and religion to talk about dealing with tax evasion, social change, etc.

Economic Survey suggests Modi govt pessimistic about growth, says P Chidambaram

Former finance minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram said the findings of the economic survey 2018-19 were neither positive nor encouraging.

Blue sky thinking — economic survey’s dictum of uninhibited approach to achieve goals: CEA

Making India a $5-trillion economy by 2024-25 is a goal guided by blue sky thinking, said Chief Economic Adviser KV Subramanian.

Economic Survey pins hope on repeat of 2015 oil prices slump to rescue economy

Oil prices are expected to decline in 2019-20 from the current level, boosting consumption, says CEA K.V. Subramanian’s first Economic Survey.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

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Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.