Budget focuses on Gramin Swachh Bharat, clean railways
Swachh Bharat Gramin allocated almost 55 per cent higher funds; by 2019 all coaches of Indian Railways to be fitted with bio toilets
Climate in Budget 2017-18: notes ban effect likely to leave climate expenditure high and dry
With eyes on upcoming state elections and cool down in the mood towards climate action around the world, no major announcements to offset climate …
Poverty eradication - Why do we always fail?
The government plans to bring one crore households out of poverty by 2019. Such targets are announced each year, but why don’t they work?
Budget 2017-18 expectations: ensure food security, minimise rural distress
This year’s budget must focus on preventing farmer suicides, strengthening crop insurance scheme and guaranteeing rural employment