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Sonal Khetarpal
New Delhi, March 31, 2021
Managements are integrating their corporate milestones with what is good for people and the planet too


BusinessToday.In
February 1, 2021
Union Budget 2021 Highlights: Congress leader P. Chidambaram said that the government had only marginally raised health funding, which when adjusted to inflation becomes nil


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
India has no data on jobs lost and businesses shut; no estimate of how many would have slipped into poverty or how income, health and education inequalities would have risen due to the pandemic. How will the Budget 2021 allocate resources appropriately to revive growth and bring development?


Prasanna Mohanty
January 30, 2021
For people to benefit, the budget needs overhauling to create jobs; revive small businesses; address poverty and health and education deprivations. Pursuing the existing paradigm of growth may push GDP and stock markets up without improving the living standards of the vast majority


Prasanna Mohanty
January 13, 2021
It is an unending saga of gross negligence despite the services sector being the main driver of India's growth story; contributes the most to GDP and is arguably the largest employer too


Prasanna Mohanty
January 11, 2021
Despite continuous and comprehensive attention to industry, its contribution to income (GDP) and employment didn't touch 25% and 14%, respectively. It is time to give equal, if not more, attention to services and agriculture that consistently contribute the most to income and employment, respectively


Prasanna Mohanty
November 17, 2020
As India marches from one economic disaster to another, policy and planning appear to be victims of whims and fancies as and when they strike


Prasanna Mohanty
October 5, 2020
Part I of this two-part article traces the growth of temporary employment in government and the practice of keeping a larger number of posts vacant even in the face of a severe job crisis


Prasanna Mohanty
September 28, 2020
Neither the Wage Code 2019 nor the draft Rules 2020 notified in July 2020 under it links wage to labour productivity, strengthen implementation regime, make minimum wage universal or limit working hours to 8-hour a day to improve the lot of workers


Prasanna Mohanty
September 14, 2020
Not only India's relief packages are grossly inadequate it is not even spending enough to revive demand in the crisis-hit economy; what is needed is clear: more fiscal spending, not \"keeping the power dry\" for future stimulus or unrealistic claim of a V-shaped recovery


Prasanna Mohanty
August 26, 2020
NEP 2020 does not address the fundamental flaws in Indian education system: poor public investment, ad hoc and low-paid teachers, segregation of students on socio-economic status and low quality of school education. Rhetorical flourish doesn't bring transformative changes


Anuradha Pati
August 20, 2020
Since the COVID-19 lockdown, most of the artisans have been out of work. Only 15 out of 40 looms are operational. Stocks have accumulated and they are facing a severe cash crunch


Saibal Paul
August 19, 2020
Instead of promoting a new social microfinance institution, the government should build on the existing and vibrant microfinance sector to cater to its envisioned need


Professor Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Laureate and Founder, Grameen Bank
New Delhi, August 5, 2020
Allowing MFIs to take deposits and run like a social business will unleash the power of the micro entrepreneur sector


Prasanna Mohanty
August 1, 2020
Global studies show ownership does not make enterprises efficient, factors like competition, autonomy, regulation and institutional development do. Evidence also shows that private sector thrives on public hand-outs in normal times and public bail-outs in crises


Prasanna Mohanty
July 24, 2020
Contrary to popular belief, private sector efficiency vis-a-vis public sector is a neoliberal construct for which there is little evidence or lived experience but is pushed, nevertheless, for private gains


PTI
July 19, 2020
The report based on data gathered from 5,668 households across 119 districts from 24 states and 2 union territories (Delhi and Jammu and Kashmir) during the period of April 1 to May 15


Prasanna Mohanty
July 16, 2020
For years, job crisis has remained unacknowledged and un-remedied; the COVID-19 pandemic worsened it, but the government has no information on job loss or policy response to it, except for a few relief measures


Prasanna Mohanty
June 30, 2020
In this second and concluding part, the focus is on why GDP came to measure the quantity of goods and services produced, ignoring social and environmental costs such output imposes on society


Prasanna Mohanty
June 24, 2020
In this third part, focus is on the impact of neoliberalism: slowdown in growth, rise in inequality, frequent economic crises, and much more. It also looks at some of the corrective measures


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