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Is India headed for its worst growth recession in a decade? -Niranjan Rajadhyaksha

thumb rule is that the policy response to a structural slowdown is through economic reforms that ease supply constraints. And a cyclical slowdown has to be tackled with measures to stimulate demand. Rathin roy of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy argues that India is currently facing a structural demand problem, which further complicates policy choices. Another way to look at the situation now is through the prism of a growth rec

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Recently presented Union Budget does not provide updated data on important heads for FY 2018-19

are provided, carry updated data and information related to various departments and ministries of the Central Government such as on revenues, expenditures, deficits etc. Recently economists like Dr. Rathin roy and Prof. Jayati Ghosh have expressed concerns about the Ministry of Finance for not uploading updated and appropriate budgetary data and figures on the website www.indiabudget.gov.in following the 2019-20 Union Budget presentation by the Finan

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The Mystery Of The 'Missing' Rs. 1.7 Lakh Crore In India's Budget -Sreenivasan Jain

-NDTV Three days after the Union Budget was presented, questions have surfaced over a nearly Rs. 2 lakh crore 'fiscal hole' in India's financial accounts. The anomaly was first picked up by Rathin roy, a member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council. Writing in the Business Standard, he studied both the Economic Survey and the Budget and found that the revenue estimates for 2018-19, in other words how much the government has earned,

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Could the single engine driving India crash? Yes, if you go by one of Modi's top guys

downplays any such concern, here comes a cracker of an observation from one of India's most celebrated economists who also happens to be a vital cog in Modi's policy team. In an interview to NDTV, Rathin roy, member of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) and Director of National Institute of Public Finance & Policy, said that India could be headed towards a structural crisis. In view of the coming crisis, India could soon

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The middle income trap that India must avert

emint.com A top economic adviser has flagged the risk of stagnation that lack of inclusive growth could cause. We must reduce inequality and help everyone achieve upward mobility The warning by Rathin roy, a member of an economic panel advising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, that India could be headed for a “structural crisis" has sparked a debate on whether the economy’s days of high single-digit growth rates are a thing of the

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Surjit Bhalla says he has resigned from PM's Economic Advisory Council

-The Indian Express The EAC is a think-tank like body which advises the prime minister on crucial issues. Economists Rathin roy, Ashima Goyal and Shamika Ravi are other part-time members. Economist Surjit S. Bhalla has resigned from his position as the part-time Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister. Government sources said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has accepted Bhalla’s resignation which takes effect from Dec

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Modi does as Singh had done

me to time", a government statement said. Headed by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy, the council includes Niti Aayog's principal adviser Ratan Watal as its member and economists Surjit Bhalla, Rathin roy and Ashima Goyal as part-time members. "The five-member council consists of economists of high repute and eminence," said an official statement. Modi's predecessors had similar councils. The last one, headed by former RBI govern

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Narendra Modi gets a stellar economic advisory panel but will he listen to it in an election year? -Seetha

three wise men and one wise woman to advise him on managing the economy. The Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) has been revived with Bibek Debroy as chairman and Surjit Bhalla, Rathin roy and Ashima Goyal as members. Ratan Watal, a career bureaucrat, will be member secretary. No one can deny that it’s a great team with impeccable credentials, both as economists and as advocates of liberal economics. Along with Rajiv Kum

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NITI Aayog task force may suggest separate poverty indicators for social schemes

e, headed by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya, includes besides Bibek Debroy, Chief Statistician TCA Anant, economist Surjit Bhalla, National Institute of Public Finance and Policy Director Rathin roy, and secretaries to the ministries/departments of rural development, housing and urban poverty alleviation, financial services, MSME and skill development.

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