Economic Survey underlines effect of demonetisation, lowers growth forecast
Fiscal prudence by the Centre as well as the states is needed in order to maintain overall fiscal health of the economy
Takeaways from President Pranab Mukherjee's opening speech during budget session
In his speech, the President gave emphasis on financial inclusion, development schemes and women power
Natural resources can pay for Myanmar's needs
The government can allocate money more rationally between ministries and set ministry spending limits based on available resources, thanks …
RIP Panchayati Raj ministry
The new-found `cooperative federalism' will kill the third tier of government in India
सेबों को ओलों से बचाने पर 50 करोड़ रुपए खर्च करेगी हिमाचल सरकार
बेमौसमी ओलावृष्टि से हिमाचल के सेब किसानों को हर साल काफी नुकसान हो जाता है
Union Budget 2020-2021: Tap-water to all might remain a pipe dream
Jal Jeevan Mission receives only a marginal impetus
आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण 2020: कितनी सस्ती हुई खाने की थाली?
आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण में एक अध्याय है थालीनॉमिक्स यानी भोजन का अर्थशास्त्र, जिसमें दावा किया गया है कि आपकी थाली सस्ती हो गई
Summary of Side Event
Centre for Science and Environment organized a side event in the COP21 at the India Pavillion
Budget 2018 gives AMR a miss despite being a public health threat
With no funds allocated for Antimicrobial Resistance, it will be challenge to implement Strategic National Action Plan
Budget 2018: Time for promoting sustainable agriculture with focus on improving productivity of major crops
Continuing huge spending on major irrigation projects will not contribute to doubling of farmers’ income
Point of no agri-returns Part 1: How India lost its historic agriculture recovery growth phase in just four years
Government reports say 2004-14 had the highest agriculture growth that has fast slipped back to near-zero growth despite normal monsoons and …
More allocation for women, children not enough
Although anganwadi centres have been expanded to empower women, the budget does not meet anganwadi workers’ demands
Why the budget must focus on rural India
India is staring at a rural economic crisis. If the budget does not spend on rural India, the nation’s growth will be badly impacted
Are tax incentives enough to promote solar cell manufacturing in India?
China and the US have already built several state of the art manufacturing base for solar PV which can cater to most of the world’s demands
What are smart cities?
Smart city may simply mean a place where a smart phone can run all the errands for you. But the Indian urban challenge is not as digital and way …
Union Budget 2020-21: Total rural budgetary allocation, including MGNREGA slashed
This comes even as rural India is suffering its worst unemployment crisis in 45 years
How 2019 was for an average Indian household and the planet
Latest Government data debunks several tall claims of the government itself; On the other hand, at least 5 reports said the world's currnt …
केंद्र के उदय ने बिगाड़ा राज्यों का बजट, पांच साल में कर्ज हुआ दोगुना से अधिक
भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक की रिपोर्ट में कहा गया है कि बिजली कंपनियों की हालत में सुधार करने की वजह से राज्य सरकारों की आर्थिक ...
आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण: देश में घट रही है प्रजनन दर, जनसंख्या वृद्धि दर में होगी गिरावट
आर्थिक सर्वेक्षण में कहा गया है कि आने वाले सालों नौ राज्यों में प्रतिस्थापन दर के मुकाबले प्रजनन दर कम हो जाएगी
क्या हमारे बजट में जन भागीदारी है?
बजट में जन भागीदारी बढ़ाने की सरकारी कोशिशें क्या वाकई कारगर हैं या ये महज औपचारिकता मात्र हैं?
Interim Budget 2019: All that it had for the environment
Although not at all promising, here is a list of announcements Piyush Goyal made towards bettering people’s health and the living world
Arun Jaitley launches 'world's largest health scheme'; is there a catch?
The National Health Protection Scheme, a flagship public health insurance programme, was announced by the Finance Minister in his 2015-16 budget …
Millets make a comeback in rural areas
Pilot projects in Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Odisha are aimed at initiation of millets in the dietary consumption pattern
Will this ‘pro-agriculture’ budget connect with farmers?
Whether this budget will really bring any immediate change on the ground is a big question
A wake-up call to reclaim the forgotten darkness in our lives
Light pollution is playing havoc with age-old rhythms of life—of sleep, procreation, metabolism, migration and foraging