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The draft NEP and the Question of Finances


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(Co-authored with Arvind Sardana)
The Draft National Education Policy is an ambitious document that aims to bring in wide-spread reforms in the field of education and research. But do we have enough money to realize these goals? Sukanya Bose and Arvind Sardana examine this question.
The Draft National ...

Interview With CNBC TV18


Union Budget 2019 is a prudent one and I'm very happy about that: PMEAC member Rathin Roy

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A silent fiscal crisis?


The ability of government to shrink the expenditures in 2019-20 would severely strain attempts to maintain fiscal discipline.


This year’s Budget speech was the first I have seen that, in my memory, has no paragraphs on the fiscal situation which, along with the tax proposals, is at the core ...

Adequate Budgets for Children is key to sustainable development


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Adequate Budgets for Children is key to sustainable development 
Modi 2.0 Budget: Good initiatives; More needed for Every last Child
Amarnath Habbar Kalle, NIPFP, Alka Singh, Save the Children
With Inputs from Rohit Dutta,  NIPFP and Shivani Bhaskar, Save the Children
2019 marks completion of 30 years ...

The Economics of Government: Key Issues that Budget 2019 must tackle


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The prime focus of Union budget 2019 would be the need to strengthen economic growth. A deviation from the path of fiscal consolidation may be essential to spur growth. A strict adherence of threshold fiscal deficit ratio of the GDP may not be feasible at this point as more public ...