Growth and development

Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016

17/10/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

A new Bureau of Indian standard (BIS) Act 2016 which was notified on 22nd March, 2016, has been brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017 ...

Noble Prize Economics

13/10/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

University of Chicago academic Richard Thaler was awarded the Nobel Prize for economics. He is pioneer in behavioural economics and has built a bridge ...

UJALA scheme launched in Melaka, Malaysia

10/9/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Energy Efficiency Services Limited ( EESL) , under Ministry of Power, Government of India has launched UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable Lighting for A ...

Global Innovation Index 2017

20/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released its 10th edition of the ‘Global Innovation Index (GII)’. Highlight of the index: Glob ...

India is no longer the fastest-growing economy

7/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

According to data released by CSO, India’s economy grew 6.1% in the three months through March from a year earlier – slowing from a provisional 7.0% i ...

Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative (OPHI) report on multidimensional Poor

4/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Oxford Poverty and human development initiative (OPHI) has released its report on multidimensional poor. According to this report about 31% of the wor ...

International Comparison Programme (ICP)

2/6/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India is participating in the current phase of International Comparison Programme (ICP) with reference to 2017. It is a global statistical initiative ...

An economy for the 99 per cent

19/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

According to a report titled ”An economy for the 99 per cent” by rights group Oxfam, India’s richest 1% now hold a huge 58% of the country’s total wea ...

GDP growth to slow to 7.1% in FY17

8/1/2017 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

According to CSO(Central Statistical Office), India’s economic growth is likely to decelerate to 7.1% in 2016-17 from 7.6% the previous year, chiefly ...

Less Job creation in India

19/12/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

The unemployment rate has touched 5%, a five-year high, and around 35% of the working population is under-employed. Fewer jobs are being added to the ...

Ease of doing business index

28/10/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

As per the World Bank’s 2017 ranking, India ranked 130 amongst 190 countries in ease of doing the business index. Though there have been a slight impr ...

Global Competitiveness Index (GCI)

29/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India’s ranking in the Global Competitiveness Index for 2016-17, released by the World Economic Forum (WEF), improved 16 places to 39, making it the f ...

Disparity between States growing

28/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

According to a study, which evaluates the governance performance of 19 states, Regional disparity has been growing among these states over the year Hi ...

World Economic Freedom Index 2016

22/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

World Economic Freedom of the World: 2016 Annual Report has been released worldwide. The report measures the degree of economic freedom in countries i ...

NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations)

11/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

NIDHI (National Initiative for Development and Harnessing Innovations), an umbrella program is pioneered by the Department of Science & Technology(DST ...

National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

2/9/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

The Union Government notified National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme. It is for the first time a scheme has been notified to offer financial incenti ...

Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016

17/8/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

In Global Innovation Index (GII), 2016, India ranked at 66th positions. It is up from 15 spots last year. Switzerland, Sweden, the UK, the US, Finland ...

Government has eased the norms for start-ups

27/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

The government has eased the norms under which start-ups can seek benefits according to the Startup India Action Plan. Start-ups can now be eligible f ...

The Human Capital Report 2016

8/7/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India was ranked low at 105th position out of 130 countries globally on the 2016 Human Capital Index (HCI), which was recently released in the World E ...

The challenge of sustaining growth

4/6/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

he latest GDP growth data released by the Central Statistics Office show that India’s economy expanded by 7.9 per cent in the three months ended March ...

Indian economy poised to grow 7.3 % in 2016:. United nations

18/5/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India’s economy is “slowly gaining momentum” and is projected to grow by 7.3 per cent this year, acoording to a report released by United nation. High ...

Core sectors expand by 5.7%

3/4/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Output from the eight core infrastructure industries grew at the fastest pace in 15 months, clocking a 5.7 per cent growth in February. Highlights Coa ...

Economic Survey downgraded India's GDP growth rate for 2016

2/3/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Economic Survey has pegged India's growth at 7-7.5% for the next fiscal year. The Survey puts 2015-16 GDP growth at 7.6% below its earlier expectation ...

India's Achievements - MDGs

10/2/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India is a signatory to the Millennium Declaration adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in September 2000.Report on India's Achievements in ...

Growth of Eight Core Sectors Contracts By 1.3%

1/1/2016 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

A sharp drop in steel, cement and crude oil production hit the output of eight core sectors with growth contracting by 1.3 per cent in November compar ...

Global Prosperity Index: 2015

5/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

India ranked 99 out of 142 countries on a prosperity index, climbing three places from last year. The rankings, produced by a London-based think tank, ...

Ease of Doing Business Report-2016

3/11/2015 | Economic Affairs | Growth and development

Released by World Bank annually. Ranking of country in this list is based on index averages the country’s percentile rankings on 10 indicators e ...

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