economic growth

Investment in R&D must go up to two per cent of GDP: DRDO chief

Dr Saraswat was speaking on the sidelines of the second edition of India Conference on ‘Innovation, Intellectual Property and Competition’ held at the Indian School of Business in Hyderabad.

published on : 5th July 2019

India to become a five trillion dollar economy by 2025: Economic Survey

The report said that such growth can only be sustained by the various cycle of savings, investment and exports.

published on : 4th July 2019

Centre expects economy to rebound this year

The annual Economic Survey stated that the real gross domestic product growth for the fiscal year started April 1 is projected at 7 per cent.

published on : 4th July 2019

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says economic growth high on government's agenda

Nirmala Sitharaman said the demonetisation of bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination resulted in significant positive impact.

published on : 2nd July 2019

States and Centre must work together for economic growth, says FM Nirmala Sitharaman

The minister added that an unprecedented level of devolution of funds has taken place from the Centre to the states which has increased in recent times from Rs 8,29,344 crore to Rs 12,38,274 crore.

published on : 21st June 2019

Indians turning pessimistic amidst job worries, suggests RBI survey

Sentiment returning to pessimistic territory adds to the challenge of policymakers trying to boost consumption and investments in an economy growing at the slowest pace since 2014.

published on : 7th June 2019

Twitterati flood Nirmala Sitharaman with advice to rekindle economic growth

As per Sitharaman's Twitter handle, messages with themes such as the upcoming Budget 2019, disinvestment, new economic reforms such as GST 2.0 have been gaining traction.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Unemployment rate at 45-year high, GDP growth slows to 5-year low

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) also revealed that GDP growth during 2018-19 fiscal stood at 6.8 per cent, lower than 7.2 per cent in the previous financial year.

published on : 31st May 2019

Strategic investments after sectorial analysis to boost economic growth: Suresh Prabhu

The Commerce Minister also emphasised on focussing on district-development led growth to drive inclusivity in the society.

published on : 16th May 2019

Bankruptcies: The good, the bad and the ugly

With the bankruptcy regime in India evolving and improving, the focus must be on reducing, even more, the time required to resolve bankruptcies for improving the "time value of money".

published on : 13th May 2019

Economic growth reducing groundwater faecal pollution in North India: IIT Kharagpur

About 100,000 children in India die every year from waterborne enteric diseases like diarrhoea, researchers said.

published on : 30th April 2019

Election-related uncertainty to weigh on economic activity: Report

Dun and Bradstreet's latest Economy Forecast, subdued consumption demand and election-related uncertainty expects Index of Industrial Production to be moderated by 1.0-1.5 per cent during March 2019.

published on : 29th April 2019

India's growth trajectory has immense potential for global stakeholders: Indian Counsellor in UN

Counsellor Ashish Sinha noted that India improved its ranking by 23 positions in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings last year.

published on : 20th April 2019

Centre eyeing more reforms as growth could turn sluggish

Government officials are working on reforms to be implemented post polls, fearing a sluggish growth period in the year ahead.

published on : 17th April 2019

PM Modi has again failed in this quarter's numbers: Rahul Gandhi on declining economic growth 

Gandhi's comment came a day after his party alleged that despite "fudging" of data by the Modi government, India's economy continues to slide.

published on : 2nd March 2019
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