Economic Survey Strongly recommends increase in public health spending from 1% to 2.5-3% of GDP

Economic Survey Strongly recommends increase in public health spending from 1% to 2.5-3% of GDP

🕔16:15, 29.Jan 2021

“Increased healthcare spending can reduce out-of-pocket expenditure from 65% to 35% of overall healthcare spend” Emphasizes that healthcare policy must not become beholden to “SALIENCY BIAS”; Healthcare infrastructure needs to be “AGILE” Actively shaping the Structure of the Healthcare Market

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2 more years for economy to return to pre-pandemic levels: Survey

2 more years for economy to return to pre-pandemic levels: Survey

🕔16:14, 29.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 29  Contrary to expectations of a faster growth in FY22 helping to shave off the sharp GDP contractions this year, the Indian economy will take at least two more years to return to the growth levels achieved

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Key Finding of Economic Survey 2020-21 Reveals Strong Positive Impact of PMJAY on Health Outcomes

Key Finding of Economic Survey 2020-21 Reveals Strong Positive Impact of PMJAY on Health Outcomes

🕔16:13, 29.Jan 2021

People Relied on PMJAY Even During Lockdown PMJAY has Significantly Enhanced Health Insurance Coverage Comparison between states that Adopted PMJAY and that did not Strongly Demonstrates the resulting difference in Health outcomes in both 29 JAN 2021: Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya

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Economic Survey seeks more short-term fiscal support

Economic Survey seeks more short-term fiscal support

🕔16:12, 29.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 29  The Economic Survey for 2020-21 has suggested that the government should come up with more fiscal measure for short term support to the economy and businesses. Highlighting the long term reform measures, the survey tabled by

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Online Schooling has taken off in a big way during COVID-19 pandemic: Economic Survey 2020-21

Online Schooling has taken off in a big way during COVID-19 pandemic: Economic Survey 2020-21

🕔16:11, 29.Jan 2021

Percentage of school students owning a smartphone increased from 36.5% in 2018 to 61.8% in 2020 in Rural India 29 JAN 2021: The Economic Survey 2020-21 presented by the Union Minster for Finance & Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman in the

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Years 2019 & 2020 are Landmark Years in History of Labour Reforms; 29 Central Labour Laws Amalgamated, Rationalized and Simplified into Four Labour Codes

Years 2019 & 2020 are Landmark Years in History of Labour Reforms; 29 Central Labour Laws Amalgamated, Rationalized and Simplified into Four Labour Codes

🕔16:09, 29.Jan 2021

Unemployment rates at all India level declined to 5.8 Per Cent in 2018-19 from 6.1 Per Cent in 2017-18 Net payroll data of EPFO shows a net Increase of new Subscribers in EPFO of 78.58 Lakhs in 2019-20 as Compared

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Combined Social Sector Expenditure by Centre and States as Per Cent of GDP has Increased in 2020-21 Compared to Previous Year

Combined Social Sector Expenditure by Centre and States as Per Cent of GDP has Increased in 2020-21 Compared to Previous Year

🕔16:07, 29.Jan 2021

Slew of Measures Announced by Government to Ensure Economic and Social Protection to Vulnerable Sections During Pandemic 29 JAN 2021 : The Economic Survey 2020-21 states that the combined (Centre and States) social sector expenditure as per cent of GDP has

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India must continue to focus on Economic Growth to Alleviate Poverty: Economic Survey 2020-21

India must continue to focus on Economic Growth to Alleviate Poverty: Economic Survey 2020-21

🕔16:07, 29.Jan 2021

Economic growth and inequality have shown similar relationships with Socio-Economic indicators in India 29 JAN 2021: “Given India’s stage of development, India must continue to focus on economic growth to lift the poor out of poverty by expanding the overall pie.”

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Access to “The Bare Necessities” Such as Housing, Water, Sanitation, Electricity and Clean Cooking Fuel are a Sine Qua Non to live a Decent Life: Economic Survey

Access to “The Bare Necessities” Such as Housing, Water, Sanitation, Electricity and Clean Cooking Fuel are a Sine Qua Non to live a Decent Life: Economic Survey

🕔16:05, 29.Jan 2021

Economic Survey Examines the Progress Made in Providing Access to the “Bare Necessities” by Constructing a Bare Necessities Index (BNI) Compared to 2012 Access to “The Bare Necessities” has Improved, Interstate Disparities have Declined, Access Improved Disproportionately more for the

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Recent Agricultural reforms a remedy, not a Malady says Economic Survey

Recent Agricultural reforms a remedy, not a Malady says Economic Survey

🕔16:03, 29.Jan 2021

Indian Agriculture contributes to green shoots of the Indian Economy with a Growth Rate of 3.4 Per Cent Despite COVID-19 Pandemic India’s agricultural sector has shown its resilience amid the adversities of COVID-19 induced lockdowns. The Agriculture and Allied activities

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India’s Sovereign Credit Ratings do not capture its Fundamentals: Economic Survey

India’s Sovereign Credit Ratings do not capture its Fundamentals: Economic Survey

🕔16:02, 29.Jan 2021

Rating Methodology needs to be made more transparent and objective, To Reflect Willingness and Ability of Country to meet Sovereign Obligations: Survey Survey Calls for Fiscal Policy to focus on growth, not withstanding Credit Ratings 29 JAN 2021: The Economic

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Improved Monetary Policy Transmission; Repo Rate cut by 115 BPS

Improved Monetary Policy Transmission; Repo Rate cut by 115 BPS

🕔16:00, 29.Jan 2021

Gross non performing Asset ratio of scheduled commercial Banks Declined; from 8.21% in Mar. 2020 to 7.49% in Sept. 2020 Improvement in Capital to Risk Weighted Assets, in Both Public & Private Banks 29 JAN 2021: The monetary policy was significantly

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Fiscal Policy response in line with Aatma Nirbhar Bharat

Fiscal Policy response in line with Aatma Nirbhar Bharat

🕔15:58, 29.Jan 2021

Monthly Gross Revenue GST collections Cross 1 Lakh Crore mark for 3 Months in a row Capital Expenditure for April to December 2020 stands at 3.14 Lakh Crore which is 24% higher than corresponding period of previous year States allowed

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Economic Survey says Going Forward, as Food Inflation Eases Further, Overall Inflation is Expected to Moderate

Economic Survey says Going Forward, as Food Inflation Eases Further, Overall Inflation is Expected to Moderate

🕔15:55, 29.Jan 2021

During 2020-21, Retail and Wholesale Inflation saw Movements in the Opposite Directions, With the Headline CPI-Combined Increasing, and the WPI Inflation Remaining Benign Survey Suggests that Base Year of CPI Needs to be Revised Recommends Price Data Capturing E-Commerce Transactions

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India’s Merchandise Trade Deficit contracts this Fiscal

India’s Merchandise Trade Deficit contracts this Fiscal

🕔15:48, 29.Jan 2021

Trade balance with China and the US improves India is expected to witness current account surplus after a gap of 17 Years Foreign Exchange Reserves Rose to all –Time High of US $586.1 Billion as on January 8, 2021 India’s

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Economic Survey Calls for A more Active, Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Policy to Boost Growth

Economic Survey Calls for A more Active, Counter-Cyclical Fiscal Policy to Boost Growth

🕔15:43, 29.Jan 2021

Growth Leads to Debt Sustainability, not Vice-Versa: Survey Survey Indicates Sustainable DEBT-To-GDP Over the Next Decade Irrespective of Growth and Interest Rate Indicators 29 JAN 2021: The Economic Survey has called for an active fiscal policy indicating that a push for

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Asset Quality Review Exercise Must be Conducted Immediately After Forbearance is with Drawn: Suggests Economic Survey

Asset Quality Review Exercise Must be Conducted Immediately After Forbearance is with Drawn: Suggests Economic Survey

🕔15:40, 29.Jan 2021

Current Regulatory Forbearance on Bank Loans Necessitated by Covid Pandemic Regulatory Forbearance an Emergency Medicine: Economic Survey 29 JAN 2021: The Economic Survey suggests that given the problem of asymmetric information between the regulator and the banks, which gets accentuated

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India needs greater thrust on innovation to become  the third largest Economy, especially from the private sector

India needs greater thrust on innovation to become the third largest Economy, especially from the private sector

🕔15:40, 29.Jan 2021

Survey Calls for scaling up of Business Sector Contribution to R&D by more than 50 % 29 JAN 2021: India entered the top 50 innovating countries for the first time in 2020 since the inception of the Global Innovation Index in 2007,

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V-shaped economic recovery due to timely, stringent lockdown (Eco-Survey)

V-shaped economic recovery due to timely, stringent lockdown (Eco-Survey)

🕔15:39, 29.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 29  India’s timely and stringent lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic led to the ‘V’-shaped economic recovery, said the Economic Survey 2020-21. The document was tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha on

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Economic Survey FY21 slams ‘biased’ sovereign credit ratings

Economic Survey FY21 slams ‘biased’ sovereign credit ratings

🕔15:36, 29.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 29 Coming down hard on sovereign credit ratings, the Economic Survey 2020-21 said that the ratings do not reflect the fundamentals of the Indian economy. Describing the sovereign credit ratings as “noisy, opaque and biased”, the document prepared

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