Business confidence falls sharply in March quarter: Survey

Business sentiment fell sharply in the March quarter due to concerns over investment climate amid "patchy" and "uneven growth", said a survey today.

NCAER lowers India GDP growth forecast for this year to 5%

The National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has lowered India's GDP growth forecast to 5 percent in the current financial year on weak economical fundamentals and uncertainties in growth prospects.

Biz confidence up on economy boost, investment climate: NCAER

The index rose by 17 percent in June 2014 over April 2014 this year, the think-tank said.

GDP expected to grow by 5.2-5.7% in FY15: NCAER

With manufacturing sector showing signs of nascent recovery, economic think tank NCAER expects India's GDP to expand at 5.2-5.7 percent this fiscal.

Business confidence improved in Q4: NCAER

The business confidence in last quarter of 2013-14 improved further on expectations of a new electoral mandate that influenced the overall sentiments, economic think-tank NCAER said on Tuesday.

NCAER projects 5.1-5.5% GDP growth in FY15

Think-tank National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has projected a 5.1-5.5 percent economic growth in 2014-15 for India.

High exports, farm output improve biz confidence: NCAER

After a slide in the second quarter of the current fiscal, higher exports, enhanced farm produce and moderation in inflation improved business confidence during the October-December period, think-tank NCAER said Monday.

NCAER lowers India FY'14 growth forecast to 4.7-4.9%

Earlier in November 2013, NCAER had lowered the growth projection to 4.8-5.3 percent for 2013-14.

Study on black money yet to be completed: FinMin

The Finance Ministry had set a time period of 18 months, which expired last year on August 21, for completion of the study.

Indian economy is in a crisis, says NCAER

The Indian economy is in a crisis with growth slowing down, fiscal and current account deficits running high amid persistent inflation, says a study by an economic think tank.

India economy projected to grow by 6.2% in FY14: NCAER

The RBI in its annual monetary policy review for 2013-14 last week had projected GDP growth rate of the country for the current fiscal at 5.7 percent.

`Remote sensing data benefits Indian farmers, fishermen`

Voluminous data from the Indian remote sensing satellites has benefited millions of farmers and fishermen in achieving higher productivity.

Economy to grow slower at 5.6% in 2012-13: NCAER

"Based on quarterly model estimates, the GDP growth for 2012-13 is projected at 5.6 percent... Our preliminary estimates show GDP growth in constant 2004-05 prices (to be) at 6.1 percent in 2013-14," National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) said its report on Quarterly Review of the Economy.

Think-tanks to submit report on blackmoney by December: FinMin

The three leading think-tanks-- NCAER, NIFM and NIPFP-- conducting a joint study on the quantum of blackmoney, are likely to submit the report to government by December 2012, Parliament was informed Thursday.

3/10 Muslims live below poverty line: NCAER survey

Three out of ten Muslims in
the country are below poverty line living on less than Rs 550
a month, says a survey.

In rural India, women earn half of what men do: NCAER

Indian women continue to have a
raw deal compared to men when it comes to their earnings or
having their names on family bank accounts or on property
records, says a survey.

NCAER lowers GDP growth projection to 6.9 per cent for 2009-10

Economic think tank NCAER today lowered the economic growth projection to 6.9 per cent for the current fiscal from earlier estimate of 7.2 per cent, mainly on account of lower farm output.