Run up to Budget

 
Published: Saturday 04 July 2015

Overview
 
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee will present the Centre's budget for the year 2012-13 at a time when economic growth has nosedived to 6.1 per cent from a high of 9.3 per cent in the first quarter of 2010-2011. This year's budget, to be presented after the election results of the five poll-bound states are announced, happens to mark 20 years of economic liberalisation. It was in 1991-92 that the Congress government initiated structural economic reforms on the directions of IMF. At that time, Down To Earth had invited ...
 
Analysis
 
Avinash Kumar
By Avinash Kumar,  Posted on: 09 March 2012
Budgets should not just talk about GDP and sops. It should ensure that basic rights and necessities of people are met in an effective manner
 
Richard Mahapatra
By Richard Mahapatra,  Posted on: 07 March 2012
Congress likely to go all out to woo people in the new budget...
 
Anumita Roychowdhury
By Anumita Roychowdhury,  Posted on: 06 March 2012
Proliferating diesel cars are a public health risk and drain the exchequer
 
narendra gupta
By Narendra Gupta,  Posted on: 05 March 2012
What prime minister needs to do to make good his promise on making 12th Five-Year Plan a health plan
 
Subrat Das
By Subrat Das,  Posted on: 03 March 2012
Will the first budget of the 12th Five-Year Plan make a serious effort to plug loopholes in revenue collection and increase spending on social welfare?
 
Richard Mahapatra
By Richard Mahapatra,  Posted on: 02 March 2012
Union finance minister Pranab Mukherjee will present his budget for the year 2012-13 at a time when economic growth has...
 
 
 
 
 

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