Economy & Budget

Posted on 26 August, 2018 , No Comments admin

The International Monetary Fund holds bilateral discussions with its members usually every year.  On the basis of the consultations with various experts and after analysing the economic data,…

Posted on 19 August, 2018 , No Comments admin

The Central Statistical Organisation office has been working on the back-series of GDP numbers from 1993-94 to 2011-12.  The numbers which have been put out on the website,…

Posted on 20 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

Few days ago Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian met me over video conferencing. He informed me that he would like to go back to the United States on…

Posted on 13 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

A few weeks ago P. Chidambaram, Finance Minister in the UPA Government, claimed that frying pakodas is not job creation.  Being cleverer than rest of his colleagues, he…

Posted on 08 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

Post 1991 economic liberalisation, there has been a phenomenal growth in the creation of new townships, urbanisation and more particularly sub-urbanisation.  This trend is likely to accelerate.  Economic…

Posted on 06 June, 2018 , No Comments admin

Every time I listen to the view of Shri Rahul Gandhi, both inside and outside Parliament, I ask myself the same question – How much does he know?…

Posted on 26 May, 2018 , No Comments admin

The NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has completed four years in office. Today it enters its fifth year in office. The Change                            The preceding ten…

Posted on 07 January, 2018 , No Comments admin

India is the largest democracy in the world.  However, despite strengthening various institutions for the last seven decades, India has not been able to evolve a transparent political…

Posted on 28 November, 2017 , No Comments admin

Over the last few days, a rumour is being propagated regarding waiver of loans of capitalists by banks. Time has come for the nation to be apprised of…

Posted on 07 November, 2017 , No Comments admin

November 8, 2016 would be remembered as a watershed moment in the history of Indian economy.  This day signifies the resolve of this Government to cure the country…