Father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi often used to say that India lived in its six lakh villages spread over length and breadth of the country. So no government in independent India can ignore this fact and hence job creation has been central theme of economic policy of all governments. […]
Author: K R Sudhaman
At the time of independence in 1947, India had just five central public sector enterprises with an investment of mere Rs 29 crore. Besides, perhaps India had fairly reasonable network of railways and extensive Posts and Telegraph covering the entire country to serve the British masters. Today India has 320 […]
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said recently that India’s infrastructure gap is so huge that it will take at least two decades to bridge. At the same time this major bottleneck to development provided an opportunity for massive investment. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Government has therefore focused rightly on infrastructure development […]
There is usually some romanticism and development associated with Indian Railways and every child particularly in rural India is filled with joy and emotion on seeing a train or engine.
By Narendra Modi – Shri Narendra Modi with the President European Council, Mr. Donald Tusk and the President European Commission, Mr. Jean-Claude Juncker, at EU-INDIA Summit, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=48077016 The negotiations on the much-touted India-EU Free Trade Agreement had reached a dead end in 2013 after hard bargaining by […]
With the dust settling down on demonetization, several serious analysis have started appearing on whether it has served the purpose for which this major and unprecedented economic exercise was undertaken. As former RBI Governor Y V Reddy puts it, there has perhaps been no other policy decision that has affected […]