Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Mrs. Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2018-19 in Parliament today. With the theme of Shifting Gears and “Blue Sky” policy-making, India aims to achieve a sustained growth rate of 8% to become a $5trillion economy by 2025.
By TJEF Editor Junitha Johnson The Telecom Sector is deeply disappointed that Budget 2018 has not addressed any of the key issues of the financially stressed telecom industry that is already plagued by brutal price wars and high debt, upwards of Rs 7 lakh-crore. Quoting Rajan Matthews, director general of Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) […]
By TJEF Editor Gandhali Inamdar The Union Budget 2018-19 has provided a big opportunity to the entire Healthcare industry and allied services to address the healthcare needs of a large population of the country. As envisioned under the National Health Policy 2017, the Union Budget 2018–19 has taken a long stride towards Universal Health Coverage, […]
By TJEF Editor Laxmi Mishra Challenges faced by the Industry Gross enrolment pattern: At present, in India, there are about 1.86 crore students enrolled in various streams of higher education including Business Management. The ratio is just 16%. The government needs to focus on strategies to increase this ratio. Infrastructure facilities: There is an imperative need […]
By TJEF Editor Kriti Kanchan Sinha Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley presented the much-awaited Union Budget on 1st February, 2018. The budget was focused on rural India with agriculture, insurance, housing and MSMEs being the biggest gainers. There were no big announcements regarding the banking sector apart from a reiteration of the bank recapitalization plan. […]