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Economic Survey 2016: Red flags over complex tariff structure, high industrial rates, quality

The Economic Survey hailed the striking developments in the power sector since the Narendra Modi-led government took charge but also listed several challenges that need to be tackled.

Economic Survey 2016: To cut leakages, start DBT for fertilisers

The government budgeted Rs 73,000 crore for fertiliser subsidies in 2015-16; nearly 70% of this amount was allocated to urea

Economic Survey 2016: Adopt GM crops, step up investment in irrigation

Stating that Indian agriculture has become a victim of its own success, the Economic Survey for 2015-16 on Friday called for measures for adoption of high yielding Genetically Modified...

Economic Survey 2016: Increase spending on maternal and child healthcare

The government expenditure saw an uptick in healthcare spending both as a share of GDP and in real terms during the first eight months of the current fiscal through March 31...

Economic Survey 2016: ‘A balanced picture of headwinds and tailwinds’

The survey has appropriately identified the impaired financial positions of some large corporates and the state-owned banks as a major threat to the nation’s financial stability

Economic Survey 2016: Jan Dhan sees only 46% penetration, Needs a leg-up

The survey recommends reducing the subsidised LPG refills to 10 from 12 cylinders a year

Economic Survey 2016: Subsidy benefits for poor seen as Rs 1L-cr bounty for the ‘rich’

While subsidies for the poor tend to attract policy attention, the Economic Survey pointed out that small savings schemes and six commodities — gold, LPG, kerosene, electricity, railway fares...

Economic Survey 2016: Aviation sector flies high on rise in private participation

The Economic Survey for 2015-16 said India’s aviation sector, like other infrastructure sectors, has shown robust growth with increased private participation under Public-Private Partnership...

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Budget 2016: Is FM Arun Jaitley listening to Economic Survey’s suggestions?

Budget 2016: Too many journalists have, over the years, caused serious damage to their reputations by trying to get budget signals from the Economic Survey...

Economic Survey 2016 says Seventh Pay Commission hike unlikely to destabilise prices

Economic Survey 2016: The Survey noted expected wage bill (including railways) will go up by around 52 per cent under the Seventh Pay Commission vis-a-vis 70 per cent under the 6th pay commission.

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Economic Survey 2015-16: Scope for reduction in power tariffs

Calling for reworking power tariffs in a progressive manner, the Economic Survey 2015-16 has said that burden of power costs for the poor can be reduced in a manner that does not burden the relatively well-off.

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Economic Survey 2016: India in urgent need to increase shipping fleet

India's troubled shipping sector is in a dire need to change its fleet, which has as many as 42 per cent of the vessels that have crossed 20 years of age.

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Economic Survey 2016: India needs to push up tax-GDP ratio; spend on health, education

India needs to increase its tax-GDP ratio, and spend more on health and education, the Economic Survey 2015-16 said today.


Economic Survey 2016: FDI up 31% at $24.8 billion during April-November

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into the country increased by 31 per cent to USD 24.8 billion during April-November, Economic Survey said today.

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Budget 2016: Economic Survey pitches for curbing Rs 1 lakh crore subsidy to rich

Budget 2016: This may not be good news for many, but the Economic Survey for 2016 tabled in Parliament today has rightly pitched for cutting the subsidies being cornered by the well-off people in the country.

Economic Survey: Finance Ministry proposes five-point plan to facilitate corporate exits

It has said that “India seems to have a disproportionately large share of inefficient firms with very low productivity and with little exit.

Economic Survey 2015-16: Govt to cut subsidies to ‘better-off’

Economic Survey 2016 points out that there may be 'substantial leakages' from the government's exchequer since the current level of subsidies may be an underestimation.

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Economic Survey: Govt push helps start-ups grow by 40 per cent, create 85,000 jobs in 2015

“E-commerce is expected to grow at 21.4% in 2015-16 to reach $17 billion,” the Economic Survey has said.

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Union Budget 2016: Is there further downside to the market as D-day approaches?

The last budget was presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on February 28, 2015. Since then, the 30-share index BSE Sensex slid 5,951 points to 23,410.18 on Feb 23 from 29,361.50 on Feb 28 last year.

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Economic Survey 2015-16 suggests widening of tax base, property tax needs urgent attention

Economic Survey 2015-16 was tabled in the Parliament on Friday, which proposed widening tax net from 5.5 per cent of earning individuals to over 20 per cent.

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Economic Survey 2016: How per capita income grew in FY16

The Economic Survey 2015-16 which was tabled by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday stated that per capita income of the country jumped 7.3 per cent to Rs 93,231 in 2015-16 from Rs 86,879 in 2014-15.

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Economic Survey 2015-16: Credit offtake by industry, farm sector slowing; personal loans buck the trend

The Economic Survey 2015-16 has pointed out that credit offtake by industry has been slowing.

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Economic Survey 2015-16 tabled in Parliament, GDP growth seen at 7-7.5% in 2016-17

According to the Economic Survey 2015-16, there will be a little impact on inflation due to the recommendations in the 7th Pay Commission and said it will not destablise prices.

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Economic Survey 2016: 7th Pay Commission may not destabilise prices

Economic Survey for 2015-16: . The survey has termed external environment as challenging but projected a 7-7.5 per cent GDP growth rate in the next fiscal which could accelerate to eight per cent in a couple of years.

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