Tag: Expenditure

Budget 2021: It’s a five-minus-four-year plan

For many entering the debate about the (undue) importance given to the annual Union budget exercise presented by GoI every February 1, one aspect seems...

View: India’s risk-taking ability could be the key to its swift growth

Not taking a decision is sometimes a decision in itself. For the usual operative parts of Budget 2021, that has been the best thing about...

View: This is a Budget aimed at taking India to the next level

For any government only just emerging from a pandemic the likes of which has not been experienced since Independence, the ostensibly prudent approach would have...

Budget could allocate 12-14% more for spending

NEW DELHI: The government is likely to be less tightfisted with spending in the upcoming budget as it’s keen to support the economic recovery, said...

CAG pulls up former J&K govt on non-transparent expenditure

NEW DELHI: Non-transparent expenditure by the Jammu and Kashmir government “does not give a fair picture of its accounts”, said the Comptroller and Auditor General...

India under lockdown: Covid-19 crisis: Spending curbs on ministries

NEW DELHI: The Centre has tightened expenditure for the first quarter of FY21 and prioritised frontline spending to combat the Covid-19 pandemic as it seeks...