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Public Economics Union Budget 2017
Dissecting Union Budget 2017: What’s in store for the Education Sector?
February 9, 2017
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Dissecting Union Budget 2017: What’s in store for the Education Sector?
Rather than entering the debates of the Union Budget being a damp squib or an “uttam” budget, one thing that cannot be debunked, at the outset, is that this budget coming amidst oodles of expectations is indeed a shrewd and a smart one! What a developing country expects from budget? Greater thrust on development challenges […]
Union Budget 2017
Budget 2017: Is there always a light at the end of the Tunnel?
January 31, 2017
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Budget 2017: Is there always a light at the end of the Tunnel?
The year that has gone by indeed ended on a chaotic and a confusing note with much hopes and aspirations from the BJP Government being spilled over to the next financial year. Demonetisation in India and US Presidential elections have been the key highlights of the year 2016 and perhaps the highlights that have invited […]
Health Economics
Union Health Budget 2016: Another “Applauded” Epitome of Misplaced Priorities
August 26, 2016
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Union Health Budget 2016: Another “Applauded” Epitome of Misplaced Priorities
“Catastrophic health events are the single most important cause of unforeseen out-of-pocket expenditure which pushes lakhs of households below the poverty line every year” said finance minister Mr. Arun Jaitely in his latest budget speech highlighting the pressing need of not only escalating the health budget but also make it inclusive by considering the impoverishing […]