Drought Warning

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2018-11-22 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Agriculture Issues and related constraints After two years of relatively good rains, large parts of Maharashtra (especially the Marathwada region and the adjoining districts of Jalgaon, Nashik, Ahmednagar, Sholapur, Amravati and Yavatmal), North Gujarat, Saurashtra, Kutch and North Karnataka are reeling under drought.…

Investment Models: PPP, SEZ, EPZ and others

Source : : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Investment Models: PPP, SEZ, EPZ and others The private sector contributed an estimated 20 trillion, or a third of India’s 60 trillion infrastructure investment, between fiscals 2008 and 2017. However, it has declined sharply in recent years in terms of share of investment,…

Inclusive growth, Inclusion and Poverty

Source : : www.livemint.com Date : 2018-11-20 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Inclusive growth, Inclusion and Poverty Suppose two people hold different opinions about a policy issue. Is it possible to say that one is right and the other wrong, or do they just have different preferences? After all, what is the difference between an…

Across The Aisle: The Day Of Reckoning

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2018-11-18 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Banking, NPAs and RBI A perceptive writer has pointed out that the government and the central bank are a team in a three-legged race; they either run together or fall down. Growth and price stability — two…

Is maharashtra reeling under drought?

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-18 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Agriculture Issues and related constraints What happened? At the end of October, the Maharashtra government declared drought in 151 taluks in 26 of 36 districts, mostly in the Marathwada region and in the north. Experts said rainfall had been below par in large…

Quality Of Ratings

Source : www.indianexpress.com Date : 2018-11-17 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Capital Market & SEBI India’s securities market regulator, Sebi, has unveiled new rules for Credit Rating Agencies (CRAs) in an attempt to enhance the quality of their disclosures and to ensure greater transparency. The tightening of norms mirrors…

Getting The Economy Back On Track

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2018-11-17 OPINION Relevant for: Indian Economy Topic: Issues relating to Growth & Development – Demographic Economics & various Indexes Economics is a technical subject of interdependent variables and parameters, that allows for objective mathematical and statistical analysis. It is no more a single commodity demand-supply subject. Those in responsible positions who…