Thursday, 18 July, 2019

Category: Economy


Trouble at WTO: There is a sense around the world that the WTO is deep in trouble. Doha round almost abandoned: The last round of multilateral trade negotiations, the Doha Development Agenda, sponsored by the members in 2001, was virtually Read more…


According to the recent global MPI 2019 report, between 2005-06 and 2015-16, India lifted 271 million out of poverty, significantly reducing deprivations in many of the ten indicators, particularly in “assets, cooking fuel, sanitation and nutrition”. What is the global MPI? The Read more…


To boost connectivity of villages with hospitals, schools and markets, the Centre has recently approved the launch of Phase-3 of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) to widen and revamp 1.25-lakh km of roads in the country. Background PMGSY-III scheme was announced by Read more…


Sovereign Bonds: During the recent Budget, the Indian finance minister announced plan of the government of India to borrow in foreign currency to finance the fiscal deficit. The plan is to raise up to 10-15% of government borrowing — $10 Read more…