Economic Survey

Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA)

February 15, 2017

The Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency (PARA) colloquially called “Bad Bank” is a proposed agency to assume the Non-Performing Assets (NPA) of public sector banks in India and to deal with the recovery of the bad loans. This agency has been proposed in Economic Survey 2016-17. The...

Economic Survey 2016-17: Observations on Demographic Dividend

February 14, 2017

Demographic Dividend refers to a demographically linked economic boost caused by a rise in the working age population {15-59 years or in some cases 15-64 years} and consequent drop in the dependency ratio. A country is expected to reap the demographic dividend when share of its working...

Concept of Gross Value Added

March 11, 2016

In January 2015, the MOPSI had released the new series of national accounts, revising the base year from 2004-05 to 2011-12. With this, the GDP at Factor Cost has been replaced by Gross Value Added (GVA). With this change, GDP at market prices is now referred to in GDP in government accounts....

Double Financial Repression

March 29, 2015

Indian Banking System is faced by many ideas and challenges stemming from both policy and structure. The experts have suggested that the system is affected by Double Financial Repression. Latter, as pointed out by Economic Survey 2014-15, is a phenomenon when the banks are faced with financial...

National Common Market for Agriculture Commodities

March 13, 2015

Explain the distortions created by the monopoly of APMC act, 2003? How the proposed National common market for agricultural commodities attempts to fill the gap? Analyse the parliamentary jurisdiction to this state subject.

What is Economic Survey?

February 28, 2011

Economic survey is presented every year shortly before presenting the Union Budget. This document sets the backdrop for the Budget. The rationale of an Economic survey is that the Parliament can better appreciate the Budget proposals with the background Knowledge provided by the Survey. Economic Survey also provides an...

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