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Opinion: Sonalde Desai: Population growth and the changing geographic and generational balance of power The United Nations estimates that the world population will reach 8 billion on November 15, 2022. Our minds had barely wrapped around a global population of 7 billion in 2011, and now, only 12 years later, we are looking at a...   Read More

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  • Press Release: Mid-Year Review of the Economy 2016-17

    “NCAER forecasts 2016-17 GDP growth at 7.6 percent”   NCAER’s 2016-17 Mid-Year Review of the Indian Economy  The National Council of Applied Economic Research released its 2016-17 Mid-Year Review of the Indian Economy (MYR). The MYR presents the most comprehensive independent assessment of the Indian economy as the Indian Government and its Ministry of Finance begin...   Read More

  • Economic Times-Economy likely to grow at 7.6 per cent in 2016-17: NCAER

    NEW DELHI: Economic think­tank NCAER has pegged India's GDP growth at 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal on back of pick­up in rural demand and "positive signals" on the manufacturing front. India's economy had expanded at 7.6 per cent in 2015­16. On one hand it said the anticipated improvement in the agricultural sector and...   Read More

  • Business Standard-Economy likely to grow at 7.6 pc in 2016-17: NCAER

    Economic think­tank NCAER has pegged India's GDP growth at 7.6 per cent for the current fiscal on back of pick­up in rural demand and "positive signals" on the manufacturing front. India's economy had expanded at 7.6 per cent in 2015­16. On one hand it said the anticipated improvement in the agricultural sector and the associated increase...   Read More

  • Janani Suraksha Yojana pays dividends: Study

    A new study brings in first conclusive evidence of the role played by Janani Suraksha Yojana (JSY) in reducing ‘socioeconomic disparities’ existing in maternal care. The JSY was launched in 2005 as part of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to improve maternal and neonatal health by promotion of institutional deliveries (childbirth in hospitals). According to a...   Read More

  • Laadli races up literacy ladder in Himachal

    The lower social stratification in Himachal Pradesh facilitates a smoother implementation of social programmes than in other states. The state government's campaign to promote "schooling as an essential part of every child's upbringing" has made literacy an accepted norm. A cherubic young girl carrying a heavy schoolbag on her drooping shoulders cheerfully negotiating the mountainous terrain with the...   Read More

  • Cos’ business confidence index grows 2.2% in June quarter

    Economic think-tank NCAER's business confidence index (BCI) registered a sequential increase of 2.2 per cent in June quarter of 2016-17 mainly driven by improvement in perception about economic conditions and financial position of firms in the next six months. The increase in BCI was helped by improvement in sentiment in two out of its four components the National Council...   Read More

  • Companies business confidence index grows 2.2% in June quarter

    Economic think-tank NCAER's business confidence index (BCI) registered a sequential increase of 2.2 per cent in June quarter of 2016-17 mainly driven by improvement in perception about economic conditions and financial position of firms in the next six months.   The increase in BCI was helped by improvement in sentiment in two out of its four components...   Read More

  • NCAER Companies’ business confidence index grows 2.2% in June quarter

    Economic think-tank NCAER's business confidence index (BCI) registered a sequential increase of 2.2 per cent in June quarter of 2016-17 mainly driven by improvement in perception about economic conditions and financial position of firms... The think-tank said BCI is developed on the basis of responses to four questions. Two of these are devoted to macro factors and the other two...   Read More

  • The dynamic nature of poverty

    We need to rethink social safety nets in India’s growing economy so that they can also focus on the accidents of life rather than solely on the accidents of birth. Sometimes the grand narratives of the Left and the Right do not seem to have any relationship with the lived experiences of ordinary Indians. For...   Read More

  • India needs to shed ‘hesitation of history in order to grow its exports

    As Subramanian argues India simply cannot get a sustained 8% growth without a significant export growth. (PTI) Though Brexit is the latest threat to globalization as chief economic advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian pointed out at the India Policy Forum Lecture on Tuesday the seeds of the destruction of the era of hyper-globalisation – exports-to-GDP rose...   Read More

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