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Rupee not in shambles; will take action as warranted: Rajan

Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 11:45

With the rupee dipping to an unprecedented low level, the government is ready to take step to curb volatility, Chief Economic Advisor to the Finance Ministry Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.

Households should be incentivised for higher savings: Rajan

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 18:49

Households need to be incentivised for enhancing financial savings, Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram G Rajan said here Monday.

Economic Survey 2013: Reduction in Survey pages saves Rs 15 lakh for Govt

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 27, 2013, 21:19

"We have curtailed 60 pages. Rough calculation we have saved about Rs 15 lakh. Every expenditure has to be examined very carefully to see if we need it," Chief Economic Advisor to Finance Ministry Raghuram G Rajan said here.

Rajan suggests three-pronged strategy to boost growth

Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 21:56

Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan Monday suggested a three-pronged strategy, including a confidence inducing Budget, to push growth which is estimated to decline to 5.7-5.9 percent in the current fiscal.

India to achieve 9% growth in near future, says Basu

Last Updated: Thursday, September 06, 2012, 21:11

Kaushik Basu, who was till recently, the Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in the Finance Ministry, has expressed the hope that India would achieve 9 percent growth rate in "not too distant future".

Raghuram Rajan takes over as Chief Economic Advisor

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 29, 2012, 14:56

The Cabinet Appointments Committee had Aug 10 cleared Rajan's appointment as the new CEA.

Raghuram Rajan appointed new Chief Economic Advisor

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 09:21

Raghuram G Rajan, former IMF chief economist, has been appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry.

India to see 'some important' reforms in next 6 months: Basu

Last Updated: Sunday, April 22, 2012, 12:29

After the furore over his remarks to a think tank, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu feels India will see "some important" reforms in the next six months, including on subsidies and may be partial diesel decontrol and FDI in retail.

GDP to be over 7% in FY'12; higher next fiscal: Basu

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 21:33

Pinning hopes on improvement in governance and speeding up of reforms, Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Tuesday expressed confidence that the GDP growth rate would accelerate in 2012-13 from little over 7 percent expected this year.

Need to fight corruption intelligently: Basu

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 11:21

Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu said any witch-hunt could impact the genuine decision-making process in the government.

Lower interest rates can tame inflation: Kaushik Basu

Last Updated: Sunday, September 18, 2011, 00:17

Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu has pitched for a reduction in interest rates to maintain growth, saying the RBI's tight monetary policy has had limited impact and the time has come to try something different.

Plunge in stock market a panic reaction, says Kaushik Basu

Last Updated: Monday, August 08, 2011, 15:29

Terming the slump in the stock market this morning as a "panic reaction", Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Monday said India's growth story remains intact and there was no need of any policy intervention.