Mains-58: Indian Economy – Issues Relating to Planning

India Pushes Forward With Infrastructure Investment

The Finance Minister has unveiled plans to invest INR 102 lakh crore on infrastructure projects by 2024-25. This, according to the government, is a much-required push for India to achieve its 5-trillion dollar economy goals ..

Alternatives to revive the economy

The economy is in the state of liquidity trap as highlighted by Keynes during the time of depression. It depicts the period when lowering interest rates has ceased to affect demand of funds. It has ..

Tackling recent economic slowdown

The Indian economy has been in a grip of worrying slowdown. The problems affecting the country include global economic uncertainties, specific structural reforms, lack of investment and emphasis on human capital. Fixing the economy The ..


The country is currently embroiled in a low growth and high inflation conflict which raises the root cause of the crisis. Elucidate.

The Economic data released by the government suggests that the country may be heading towards stagflation. As per the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) a figure of 3.8% in October shows contraction, as against a ..

The Government seeks to push ahead with the strategic sales of profit-making PSUs. In this context, discuss whether this decision is strategically sound or not.

The cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) has recently approved the strategic disinvestment in BPCL and four other PSUs.  These profit making public sector undertakings (PSUs) are being considered for sale for the following –  ..