Ahead of general elections next year, the government has rightly decided to focus on two crucial pillars of development, namely, health and education. Finance minister Arun Jaitley&rsq
2019 will mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, and finance minister Arun Jaitley in his budget speech has announced that the government plans to celebrate the occasion.
As the government allocates Rs 1.48 lakh crore for the railways for 2018-19, it is expected that this would improve safety and create better infrastructure. The railways got the Cape
In 2018 budget the government has announced tax incentives for the ‘operational’ international financial services centre, aka IFSC, at GIFT city, located between Ahmedabad and Gandhinag
Finance and corporate affairs minister Arun Jaitley said that to carry the business reforms for ease of doing business deeper and in every state, the government has identified 372 specific business
The budgetary allocation for health has increased by 11.5 percent this year. It has increased to Rs 52,800 crores in 2018-19 from Rs 47,353 in 2017-18. Government in the budget 2018
"It is a growth oriented budget. What we are doing now for the agriculture sector should have been done 20-30 years ago otherwise there will be food inflation and food crisis,” says Gaur
The union budget will boost investments, accelerate innovation and generate new career opportunities, felt experts who noted that the focus on Artificial Intelligence is a timely move.
Even as the government has exceeded the target of raising disinvestment proceeds of Rs 72,500 crore in the current fiscal, the question of enhancing the CPSE’s efficiency largely remains unan
The new year is barely a month old and, all of a sudden, it seemed the year 2019 was almost here. The end of December was the time of crucial state election results, and the beginning of February w
Budget 2018, forecast to be a “please all” budget, has come out as a “disappoint all” budget. The public is looking askance at a budget that gives with one hand but takes aw
The preface of the current Economic Survey concludes with the words of TS Eliot: “For last year’s words belong to last year’s language. And next year’s words await another v
The world population is ageing progressively and rapidly. As long as fertility continues to remain low, the proportion of senior citizens will continue to increase. The number of people who turn 60