2015 landmark year for India in fighting climate change: Economic Survey

2015 landmark year for India in fighting climate change: Economic Survey

2015 as a landmark year for the country in terms of climate change initiatives, says Economic Survey.

Treatment cost at pvt hospitals 4 times than govt ones: Survey

The average cost of treatment in private hospitals, excluding child birth, is about four times than that of public healthcare facilities, reflecting the challenges that India faces in providing affordable and accessible healthcare, according to the Economic Survey.

Economic Survey: India's growth rate to accelerate to 8-10% in 2-5 years, says CEA Arvind Subramanian

Economic Survey: India's growth rate to accelerate to 8-10% in 2-5 years, says CEA Arvind Subramanian

Terming India as a bright spot, Subramanian said there is case for pursuing structural reforms like implementation of Goods and Services Tax.

$10 billion investment in realty since last year despite slowdown

$10 billion investment in realty since last year despite slowdown

Real estate sector has witnessed an investment of about USD 10 billion since 2015, the highest in last seven years, mostly in debt form that poses a high refinancing risk if housing sales remain slow, the Economic Survey said Friday.

Economic Survey does the job, Sensex bounces 178 points

Economic Survey does the job, Sensex bounces 178 points

At the close, the broader NSE Nifty was above the key 7,000-mark at 7,029.75, up 59.15 points, or 0.85 percent.

Economic Survey: Govt needs to reduce subsidised cylinders to 10

Economic Survey: Govt needs to reduce subsidised cylinders to 10

Advocating rationalising LPG subsidy, the pre-Budget Economic Survey has called for cutting supply of below-market priced cooking gas to 10 cylinders per household in a year from 12 bottles, at present.

Transmission of policy rate depends on liquidity: Economic Survey

Transmission of policy rate depends on liquidity: Economic Survey

Effective transmission of RBI policy rate to bank rate is contingent on the general liquidity situation in the market not on small savings rate, says the Economic Survey 2015-16.

Economic Survey: FDI up 31% at $24.8 bn during Apr-Nov

Economic Survey: FDI up 31% at $24.8 bn during Apr-Nov

FDI in April-November 2014 stood at USD 18.9 billion.

Economic Survey: India's exports may pick up from next fiscal

Economic Survey: India's exports may pick up from next fiscal

The survey, tabled in Parliament, also said that the continuance of low commodity prices globally augurs well for sustaining low trade and current account deficit.

7th Pay Commission: Salary hike unlikely to destabilise prices, says Economic Survey

7th Pay Commission: Salary hike unlikely to destabilise prices, says Economic Survey

The Survey noted expected wage bill (including railways) will go up by around 52 percent under the Seventh Pay Commission vis-a-vis 70 percent under the 6th pay commission.

Economic Survey: 4G, mobile payments game changer for fin inclusion

Enhanced mobile payments technology along with 4G introduction will prove to be a game changer, facilitating the implementation of government's social sector schemes in a faster and more secure manner, says the Economic Survey.

Economic Survey: Govt taking steps to facilitate 'exit' for failed ventures

Economic Survey: Govt taking steps to facilitate 'exit' for failed ventures

Likening the Indian economy in the 21st century to the Charkravyuha legend of the Mahabharata -- the ability to enter but not exit -- the Economic Survey 2015-16 today cautioned that the country is facing adverse consequences due to the lack of a way out for failed ventures.

Economic Survey: GST rollout to bring unprecedented reform

Economic Survey: GST rollout to bring unprecedented reform

Expressing disappointment over delay in the passage of GST bill, the Economic Survey today said the roll out of Goods and Services Tax will usher in an "unprecedented reform" in modern global tax history.

Economic Survey: Spreading JAM to other areas will reduce leakages

Economic Survey: Spreading JAM to other areas will reduce leakages

After the big success in checking LPG subsidy leakages by use of technology, the Economic Survey 2015-16 today said spreading the JAM Trinity (Jan Dhan, Aadhaar, Mobile) to other areas will reduce leakages and provide more fiscal space to the government.

Economic Survey: Containing fiscal deficit a challenge next fiscal

Economic Survey: Containing fiscal deficit a challenge next fiscal

Government will be able to achieve the fiscal deficit target of 3.9 percent in the current fiscal, but containing it in 2016-17 will be a challenge on account of additional outgo towards 7th Pay Commission and a slowing global economy.

 

Economic Survey: 19,400 startups in India, exit valuation still low

India may boast of being home to around 19,400 technology-enabled startups, but exit valuation for the investors looking to cash in on the initial funding still remains low, says an official survey.

Economic Survey: Govt can sell some firms to recapitalise banks

Economic Survey: Govt can sell some firms to recapitalise banks

In order to strengthen public sector banks (PSBs), government could sell off some PSUs and use the proceeds to make additional investments in state-owned lenders, the Economic Survey said Friday.

Economic Survey stresses upon creation of more 'good jobs'

Economic Survey stresses upon creation of more 'good jobs'

India's most pressing labour market challenge going forward will be to generate large number of "good jobs" -- jobs that are safe and also pay well, the Economic Survey said on Friday.

Economic Survey Presented in parliament

The Finace Minister Has Presented the Economic Survey 2016-17 in parliament which projects the growth rate to be 7.7-7.5%

Economic Survey projects FY16 growth rate between 7-7.75%

Economic Survey projects FY16 growth rate between 7-7.75%