View: How India can fix the problem of inequality of opportunity

While schemes such as the smart cities initiative have pivoted to this approach, much more needs to be done at scale and speed. Synopsis Economic opportunities are a very important factor that drives people to migrate, despite higher inequality in urban areas. Given that urban inequality is driving India’s overall inequality, this trend is likely […]

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India at forefront in fighting Covid-19, stands out in terms of vaccine policy: Gita Gopinath

India has been at the forefront in fighting the coronavirus pandemic and “really stands out” in terms of its vaccine policy, chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gita Gopinath said, as she hailed the country for playing a very important role in helping the world during the crisis by manufacturing and shipping critical […]

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India’s GDP may turn positive at 1.3 per cent in December quarter: Report

India’s GDP may turn positive at 1.3 per cent in the third quarter of 2020-21, having witnessed contraction in the previous two quarters due to the coronavirus pandemic, as the number of cases is falling and public spending has started rising, according to a report. The government will release the GDP numbers for the October-December […]

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