economic-survey07-08 News

From FE Special 6 years ago

Winds of change that usher in new hopes

The Economic Survey 2007-08 has suggested a number of far-reaching policy measures including overhauling the countryís foreign investment regime, allowing longer working hours and divesting governmentís stakes in public sector companies.
From FE Special 6 years ago

Tightroping the growth

Economics, they say, is the painful elaboration of the obvious. Any housewife, pensioner, middle income salaried person and student in India would have told us of the pinch they are facing in making ends meet, with prices of many household items having gone up much faster than their incomes.
From FE Special 6 years ago

A cautious pat on inflation front

Keeping prices under control will be one of the key challenges for the government, even though inflation rate is expected to moderate this fiscal, the Economy Survey for 2007-08 has said.
From FE Special 6 years ago

Double-digit growth requires more reforms

Sustaining 9% growth rate will be a challenge for India because of inflationary pressures and infrastructure constraints. Pushing it beyond that will be even more difficult, the Economic Survey said. Besides, deceleration in the agriculture sector and troubles in the US economy may compound the problem.