Economy News

Fiscal Stimulus debate

NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has pitched for fiscal stimulus to boost growth, with a rider that additional expenditure should be used only for increasing productivity and capital expenditure.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 17th Oct 2017

PM’s advisory council acknowledges slowdown

Newly constituted PM Economic Advisory Council acknowledges slowdown but declines to share reasons .

posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Oct 2017

7th Pay Commission benefits extended to Central, State university teachers

Around 58,000 professors of 213 Central universities, including IITs, will get full funding from the Centre.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Oct 2017

IMF lowers forecasts for India

India’s economic growth for 2017 and 2018 will be slower than earlier projected, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in its latest World Economic Outlook.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 11th Oct 2017

Aadhaar now a must for post office deposits, PPF, KVP

The government has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, PPF, the National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra.

posted by Jawwad Kazi 7th Oct 2017