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Economic Survey 15 -16: 8 pc growth in next couple of years possible

New Delhi, Feb 26: The Economic Survey 2015-16 presented in the Parliament on Friday by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley emphasizes that Indian economy will continue to grow more than 7 percent for the third year in succession in 2016-17 helped by a normal monsoon, despite global meltdown. The Economic Survey also states that due to Government’s commitment to carry ...

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Narendra Modi calls for stepping up economic engagement between India, Kazakhstan

Astana, July 8: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called for stepping up economic engagement between India and Kazakhstan in a big way. Addressing a business roundtable attended by members of the business community from both India and Kazakhstan, the Prime Minister praised the huge strides made by Kazakhstan in economic progress over the last decade. Noting that Kazakhstan has ...

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Economic impact of smart city plan, inclusivity, e-governance, citizen participation to decide financing of smart cities in Stage-2

New Delhi, June 25: Given the challenges involved in developing 100 smart cities, only the capable cities will be chosen under the Smart Cities Mission through a two-stage competition. This was indicated in the Operation Guidelines for Smart Cities Mission released by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi while launching the Mission here today. The selection criteria to be used in ...

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New found zeal created by Modi Govt has led to economic upswing : Jaitley

New Delhi, May 22 :  Ahead of Narendra Modi government’s first year anniversary, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that a “new found zeal” as a result of the government’s various initiatives has led to an upswing of the Indian economy. Presenting a report card on the government’s achievements, Jaitley said  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has left an impact worldwide, reports said. ...

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Modi wants Korea to be India’s strategic partner in economic development and defence sector

Seoul, South Korea, May 18 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made an overture to South Korea to be India’s “leading partner” for infrastructure development and building up a “world class manufacturing sector.” He also urged South Korea to support participation of Korean countries in the defence sector in India. “We consider Korea a crucial partner in India’s economic modernization,” ...

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Double-Digit Economic Growth Trajectory now a possibility: Economic Survey

New Delhi, Feb 27: Indian Economy is looking up with brighter prospects amongst the world’s major economies, said the Economic Survey 2014-15 presented by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to the Parliament Friday indicating that a clear political mandate for reform and a benign external environment now is expected to propel India on to a double digit trajectory. It states ...

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Economic Survey calls for ‘Make in India’ and ‘Skilling India’ balance

New Delhi, Feb 27 : The Economic Survey 2014-15 tabled in Parliament discusses the “Make in India” as the flagship initiative and a key policy objective of the new government. The Survey contemplates “What should India make? Manufacturing or Services? ” As a prelude, the Survey states that, in order to bring about expansion and structural transformation, India should utilize ...

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Dr. Arvind Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Adviser

New Delhi, Oct 16: The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for a period of 3 years on contract basis, in the pay scale of Rs. 80000/- (fixed) from the date of appointment or till superannuation, whichever is earlier. Dr. Arvind Subramanian is the Dennis Weatherstone Senior Fellow at ...

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At UN Assembly, Brazilian president calls for global economic rebound

New York, Sept 24: Highlighting her own country’s success in slashing extreme poverty, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff on Wednesday used her role as first national leader to address the annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly to stress the urgent need to revive the global economy. “It is vital and urgent to restore the dynamism of the global ...

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Ebola’s economic impact already serious: World Bank

Washington, Sept 17 : A World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released on Wednesday finds that if the virus continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – its economic impact could grow eight-fold, dealing a potentially catastrophic blow to the already fragile states. However, the analysis finds that economic costs can ...

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