Bibek Debroy Current Affairs, GK & News

State of Inequality in India Report

Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) recently released the “State of Inequality in India” Report, which was written by the Institute for Competitiveness. What is the report about? The report puts forward a comprehensive analysis of inequality in the country. It collates data on inequities across various ..

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Foundational Literacy and Numeracy Index

On the Index on Foundational Literacy and Numeracy, West Bengal has topped the chart in the large states category. Four Categories of states in Index Index has divided states into four categories: large states, small states, North East and Union Territories. Which organisation prepared the index report? The report on ‘Index on Foundational Literacy & ..

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India’s Economic Advisory Council’s Growth Forecast

Members of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (EAC-PM) met on November 18 in New Delhi to assess India’s growth prospects. Highlights EAC-PM members were positive regarding real and nominal growth forecasts in Fiscal Year 2022-2023. looking beyond current fiscal year (FY21-22). All the members unanimously agreed that budget for 2021-22 was well taken across ..

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PM Economic Advisory Council reconstituted

Government of India reconstituted the seven-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) to the prime minister on October 27, 2021. Key Points New EAC was constituted after its tenure ended in the month of September 2021. It has been reconstituted for a period of two years. Part time members Former RBI deputy governor Rakesh Mohan, NCAER director-general ..

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Honey FPO Programme inaugurated by Agriculture Minister

The Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar recently inaugurated a cooperative programme for the beekeepers and honey collectors.  The programme was launched in 5 states. Under the programme, five farmer producer organisations are to be set up in five states. They are to be established in East Champaran, Bihar; Bharatpur, Rajasthan; Morena Madhya Pradesh; Mathura, Uttar ..

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KVIC organizes 150 programmes to empower artisans

On the eve of Gandhi Jayanti, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is to organize a series of 150 mega events. The events are to be held in north eastern states and other states such as Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Jammu and Kashmir, Gujarat and West Bengal. These states ..

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