Archived Articles (June 2019)

  • Viewpoint: Circular Economy

    MEDC | 24 JUN,2019

      NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant hit the nail on the head when he said recently that the circular economy has the potential to generate 14 million jobs in the next 5-7 year... Read more

  • Interim state budget presented

    MEDC | 24 JUN,2019

      The government of Maharashtra presented a progressive state budget focusing primarily on agriculture, irrigation and infrastructure. Given the agrarian nature of Mahar... Read more

  • Monsoon deficiency to impact economy

    MEDC | 24 JUN,2019

      The advance of the southwest monsoon is slow and the strong winds typically accompanying the monsoon current are missing. Most kharif crops, largely grown in non-irrig... Read more

  • India's exports to gain from trade war

    MEDC | 24 JUN,2019

      An internal research paper of the Commerce Department said that up to 151 items of Indian exports to China have the potential to replace identical products which that ... Read more

  • Viewpoint: Global Digitization

    MEDC | 17 JUN,2019

    A UN panel co-chaired by US philanthropist Melinda Gates and Chinese businessman Jack Ma has made a strong case for global cooperation in establishing digitization all over th... Read more

  • India raises tariffs on American goods

    MEDC | 17 JUN,2019

    The government has decided to hike import tariffs on 29 goods from the USA. India’s retaliatory tariffs will come into effect after June 16, leading to a rise in the cos... Read more

  • India to be among top 20 FDI sources

    MEDC | 17 JUN,2019

    The growing number of Indian companies opting for international acquisitions is expected to make the country one of the top 20 global sources of FDI by 2021, as per a UN repor... Read more

  • Panel set up on major agricultural reforms

    MEDC | 17 JUN,2019

    The PM has announced the setting up of a high-powered committee on structural reforms in the agricultural sector. This is a welcome move as, with pervasive infrastructural bot... Read more

  • Viewpoint: El Nino and India

    MEDC | 04 JUN,2019

      El Nino, a naturally occurring phenomenon, has a major influence on weather and climatic patterns over much of the world. For India, it is linked to below average rain... Read more

  • Enhancing India's statistical system

    MEDC | 04 JUN,2019

      The vice-chairman of the Niti Aayog recently said that India’s statistical system needs to modernize and align with international best practices to improve the p... Read more

  • Over 40% of India could face drought

    MEDC | 04 JUN,2019

      The pre-monsoon rains (between March and May) have been deficient by 23% across the country. Nearly two-thirds of the country’s area has recorded either deficien... Read more

  • FDI inflows fell for first time in six years

    MEDC | 04 JUN,2019

      Data released by the department for promotion of industry and internal trade showed that FDI equity inflows into India declined 1% to $ 44.4 billion in the year ending... Read more



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