24 Jan, 2020

  • Will the Budget suspend the FRBM's fiscal deficit goals - Economy
  • Corruption Perception Index - International Organisations and Indices
  • Budgeting for jobs, skilling and economic revival - Economy
  • Sagarmatha Dialogue - International Relations
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    NEPAL INVITES MODI, IMRAN FOR SAGARMATHA DIALOGUE 

    Nepal has invited the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan, along with several other heads of governments and states, for the Sagarmatha Dialogue which will start from 2nd of April, 2020.

    • About Sagarmatha Sambaad – Dialogue
    • world’s tallest mountain Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest)
    • Climate Change, Mountains and the Future of the Humanity’.
    • Meeting in April, 2020

     

    INDIA SLIPS TWO PLACES ON CORRUPTION INDEX

    India’s ranking in CPI 2019 has slipped from 78 to 80 in a period of one year. The main reason attributed has been the “Unfair and Opaque political funding”.

    • Corruption Perception Index (CPI)
    • Who releases the Report
    • Methodology adopted for calculating Corruption Index
    • Main observations of the Corruption Perception Index 2019
    • Measure suggested by Transparency International

     

    WILL THE BUDGET SUSPEND THE FRBM’S FISCAL DEFICIT GOALS? 

    According to the latest report published by the Controller General of Accounts, India has already exceeded its fiscal deficit target during the first 7 months (April-Oct) of the Financial year. According to latest reports, the Government fiscal deficit stands at 7.20 lakh crores which is 104% more than the budgeted fiscal deficit target of Rs 7.03 lakh crores.  

    • FRBM
    • Fiscal Deficit
    • Understanding various deficits in India
    • Relation between fiscal deficit and economic growth

     

    BUDGETING FOR JOBS, SKILLING AND ECONOMIC REVIVAL – ARTICLE

    The unemployment within Indian Economy has increased to 6.1% which is considered to be highest in the last 45 years. The rate of inflation as measured by CPI has increased to 7.35% in the month of December 2019. This has in turn raised fears that the Indian economy is probably heading towards Stagflation.

    • Boosting the Demand in the Rural Areas
    • Boosting the Real Estate Sector
    • Easing the Regulatory Burden on the Private Sector to revive Investment Cycle
    • Harnessing Demographic Dividend
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