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Highlights of Economic Survey 2016-17

econimic survey 2016-17

The Economic Survey 2016-17 was published in January 2017. Here I have posted the main points in this year’s Economic Survey which you should focus on from Prelims as well as Mains standpoint. Credit rating agencies like Stand & Poor have displayed seemingly differently yardsticks towards India vis-a-vis China. It says “In December 2010, it […]

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Impact of Currency Demonetisation on the Indian Economy

In the first post on Demonetisation series, we looked at the objectives of currency demonetisation, the facts and figures related to this exercise and how this entire demonetization scheme has been implemented so far. In this post we will look at the impact of demonetisation policy on the economy and the people and how far […]

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  • Updated December 22, 2016
  • Economy

Demonetisation of Old Currency Notes Explained

The past one month or so has seen heated debates and extensive media coverage around the phenomenon of ‘demonetisation’ of old currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denomination. Since this issue has affected the entire population and economy of India and has far reaching socio-economic implication, it is a crucial topic for General […]

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Economic Survey Part 2 – Public Finance

This is the second part in the series on Economic Survey 2014-15. The first part focussed on the State of the Economy. Here we will look at the state of public finance as outlined in this year’s Economic Survey. The 2014-15 Budget set a fiscal deficit target of 4.1% of GDP. As you will know, […]

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Inflation Terms and Inflation Management

In the first part on Inflation, we have understood the definition of inflation, its measurement and effects. In this post, we will understand some important terms associated with inflation that are asked in Prelims and Mains. Also we will understand how inflation is managed or controlled in Indian economy. Inflation Terms Often some terms associated […]

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