Economic Survey 2021

Andhra Pradesh stands third in restriction of COVID-19 deaths

The first case in the state was reported on March 12, 2020 and the first death on April 3, 2020.

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One teacher training institute for 1,057 schools in Odisha

Neighbouring Andhra Pradesh has one teacher training institute for around 156 educational institutes at elementary, secondary and higher secondary level.

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Implications of the Economic Survey

The annual Economic Survey usually carries indications of the shape of things to come in India’s Budget. This year’s document crafted by the Union finance ministry was no exception.

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Economic Survey-2021: Focus on R&D, Jugaad can take you only this far

On the brighter side, India improved its ranking on the Global Innovation Index (GII), entering the list of world’s top 50 innovating countries, ranked at 48. 

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Services sector likely to contract by 8.8 per cent in FY21 despite record 34 per cent jump in FDI inflows: Survey

Overall, the services industry contracted for five months since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic in March as demand slipped.

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Economic survey mum on job losses during lockdown, private investment

The Survey did speak about some labour reforms and interesting trends like flexi-staffing, but the approach remained superficial and it did not talk about lack of employment creation.

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Survey moots change in weighage of food items to gauge true inflation

The Economic Survey has suggested focusing on core inflation to get a clear picture of the inflation in the country.

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India likely to see current account surplus in FY21, says economic survey

This feat will be achieved on the back of the country’s resilient software service export and plunge in global crude prices, primarily in the first quarter FY21, due to Covid-19 caused disruption. 

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Economic Survey: Sovereign credit ratings don’t reflect reality

The survey highlighted how rating agencies have rated India much below expectation on several parameters including GDP growth, general government debt and inflation over a period of two decades.

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Worry for government? Economic survey finds poor service in private hospitals

Citing a research study, the report highlights that a large proportion of deaths in India manifests due to poor quality of healthcare than insufficient access.

published on : 30th January 2021