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Assam losing Rs 200 cr annually due to floods: Economic Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 11:35

Assam suffers an average loss of Rs 200 crore every year due to devastating floods with nearly 40 per cent of the state`s total land declared as flood-prone by the government.

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Harvard Prof

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 12:28

As per the Economic Survey, India's GDP growth rate will improve to 5.4-5.9 percent in the current fiscal after remaining at sub-5 percent level for past two years.

Monsoon revival to help economy grow at 5.9%: PHD Chamber

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 11:06

According to the Indian Meteorological Department, heavy rains that covered the entire country have narrowed the monsoon deficit to 36 percent from 45 percent in earlier weeks.

Chidamabaram appreciates restrained language of Eco Survey

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:52

Chidambaram welcomed the declaration of the NDA government that "the emphasis of policy would have to remain on fiscal consolidation and removal of structural constraints".

Economic Survey 2013-14: Housing prices rose in 24 cities during 2007-13

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:47

Real Estate and ownership of dwellings with a share of 5.9 percent in India's GDP, grew by 5.6 percent in 2012-13.

Economic Survey 203-14: FDI in railways should be examined carefully, quickly

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:15

Noting that FDI and privatisation in railway sector could be the next big ticket reforms, the Economic Survey today said the government's proposal to relax FDI in railways should be examined carefully and quickly.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Revive investment to boost growth, jobs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:10

The pre-Budget Economic Survey on Wednesday called for investments, especially in infrastructure, to revive growth and jobs while carrying out tax and subsidy reforms for fiscal consolidation, projecting an up to 5.9 percent GDP growth this year.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Global deals on climate should address India's concerns

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:04

Global targets for all countries to achieve sustainable development should be looked at in the context of historical, spatial and other dimensions.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Worsening structural constraints led to sub-5% growth

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:02

"Ill-targeted subsidies cramped fiscal space for public investment and distorted the allocation of resources," it added.

Economic Survey 2013-14: 'More needs to be done to give quality, affordable healthcare'

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 20:00

The allocations for the health sector have increased over the years, it added.

Economic Survey 2013-14: Govt to come out with simplified norms for DRs

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:49

The government Wednesday said it will come out with simplified norms for Depository Receipts after making necessary amendments in tax regulations.

Economic Survey for market pricing of natural gas

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 19:47

Weeks after the new government deferred a decision on revising natural gas prices, the pre- Budget Economic Survey Wednesday called for market-linked pricing to boost domestic oil and gas exploration, and production.