What is Index of Industrial Production (IIP)?

Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is an index that shows the performance of different industrial sectors of the Indian economy. The IIP is estimated and...

What is Zombie Banking?

When too many of a bank’s customers are falling into severe indebtedness, the bank will also fall into insolvency (a situation of assets lower...

What is National Statistical Commission (NSC)?

Official statistics is important in revealing the various dimensions about the socio-economic features and performance of the economy. In India, for the administration of...

Finance Minister led AM to take full control of Strategic Disinvestment

Government has empowered the inter-ministerial body – the Alternative Mechanism to take most of the decisions on strategic disinvestment. Formed in 2017, the AM’s...

Note ban accounts: CBDT gives deadline to 87000 non-filers

Action against the account holders who made huge cash deposits during the demonetisation period is coming to the final stage. According to the Central...

Trump forces withdrawal of GSP benefits to India

       US President Donal Trump has moved towards the final steps for removing concessional imports from India. The imports that are allowed...

What is affordable housing? What are the govt measures to promote...

What is affordable housing?Affordable housing refers to housing units that are affordable for those with income below the average household income. In India, affordable...

New GST rates brings cheers to the housing sector

The GST Council’s rate cut for the housing sector along with upscaling of the affordable housing ceiling value is going to be a big...

What is Angel Tax?

One of the of the leading issues of the Indian startup sector is the tax on investment in startup enterprises’ shares if the price...

How Economies are Classified?

There are numerous classifications to categorize economies based on their economic development. The most popular classification is the one designed by the World Bank...

Trump and China inching towards a deal to avoid the trade...

The US and Chinese negotiators are heading towards a deal to end their trade war engagements. As per indications on Friday, President Trump is...

What is National Policy on Electronics (NPE) 2019?

The Cabinet has approved a National Policy on Electronics (NPE) for the Electronics System Design and Manufacturing (ESDM) sector of India. Vision of the NPE...

Cabinet unveils National Electronic Policy to promote domestic manufacturing

The Cabinet on Tuesday brought out new National Electronic Policy (NEP) with a set of incentives to promote domestic manufacturing in the electronics sector....

RBI to transfer Rs 28K as interim surplus to the government

The Central Board meeting of the RBI, in the presence of Finance Minister Arun Jaitley; decided to transfer Rs 28000 crores to the government...

FM to attend the RBI Board meeting on dividend transfer

The RBI’s top decision-making body – the Director Board is meeting on Monday to discuss the proposed dividend transfer to the government. Though the...

India’s withdrawal of MFN status to Pakistan: meaning and implications

     Trade in South Asia is always decided by political turbulence. In the latest development, a terrorist attack was occurred at Pulwama; the...

What is Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) of the NSSO?

One of the major statistical hurdles in our country is the estimation of reliable employment and unemployment data. The NSSO (National Sample Survey Office)...

What is unique about Direct Income Support scheme (PM-KISAN)?

In agriculture, there are two major types of government support measures. The first one is price support measure and the second one income support...

Budget’s master stroke: rebate up to Rs 5 lakh and not...

The budget presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal brings a tactical step of introducing rebate for people with income up to Rs 5...

Budget announces Rs 75000 crore farm income support scheme

The interim budget presented by the interim FM Piyush Goyal announced a historical farm income support scheme for the small and marginal farmers with...