EACPM member Nilesh Shah pitches for legalising betting; MoS Finance Anurag Thakur says it can check match-fixing
Thousands of crore of revenue comes to the exchequer through the activity and it gets spent on development of the sport or in other activities, MoS Finance Anurag Thakur said.
Ashima Goyal resigns from EAC-PM after being appointed as MPC member
Her resignation comes after the government on Monday appointed Goyal as ...
Economic growth will turn positive by Q1FY22: EACPM member Shah
Shah, who is the managing director of Kotak Mahindra Asset Management Company...
Scope to finetune stimulus package, says EAC-PM member Ashima Goyal
"The package is not cast-iron...there is scope to finetune the economic package," an EAC-PM member said.
Govt reconstitutes EAC-PM under Bibek Debroy
Apart from these two full-time members, the EAC-PM will have two part-time members as against three in the outgoing panel.
Budget was disappointing for lacking vision; but fiscal, taxation measures welcome: EAC-PM member Ashima Goyal
Goyal, who is a part-time member of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM), said that it was a "surprise" not to have a mention of the word 'slowdown' in the nearly three-hour long speech by the FM. The budget document is a "balancing act" between fiscal stimulus to drive growth and the need to be responsible on spending, she said.
Inability to turn benign inflation into low interest rates hurting growth: EAC-PM
The comments from Mishra, who is a part-time member of the Prime Minister's advisory council, come at a time when GDP growth has slid to a six-year low of 4.5 per cent for the September quarter and there have been a rash of downward cuts by analysts.
EAC-PM rejects Arvind Subramanian's claim on over-estimation of GDP
The EAC-PM asserted that India's GDP estimation methodology is on par with its global standards.
Economic Survey a blue print for growth and jobs over next 5 years: EAC-PM Chairman Bibek Debroy
Debroy further said the EAC-PM welcomes the emphasis of the Survey on fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and investments.
EAC-PM rejects Subramanian's GDP claim, accuses him of cherry-picking data
The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) on Wednesday rejected the claims of former CEA Arvind Subramanian regarding ove...
Eminent economist Surjit Bhalla resigns from EAC-PM
"I resigned as part-time member of PMEAC on December 1," Bhalla said on social networking site Twitter.
Tax compliance improved after demonetisation: EAC-PM member Shamika Ravi
Ravi, also a senior fellow at Brookings India, further said that there is a need for more tax rationalisation to reduce the compliance burden.
Macro economic instability was highest under UPA government: EAC-PM
The report has been released on the website of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI).
PM economic advisory panel advise against deviating from fiscal consolidation
The Council, however, observed that there must be a continued emphasis on social sector interventions.
Growth to remain in 7-7.5% range in next few years: PM advisory panel
The growth rate can be easily increased by 1 per cent by addressing structural problems through reforms, the council observed during its meeting Friday.