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Copies of the Economic Survey 2014-15 are unloaded from a truck at Parliament House on Friday. Photo: Kamal Narang
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Copies of the Economic Survey 2014-15 are unloaded from a truck at Parliament House on Friday. Photo: Kamal Narang
Economic Survey

Growth projects to be over 8%

Calls for rationalisation of subsidies, says doles did not appear to have had a transformative effect on living standards of the poor »

Economic Survey: Projects worth Rs 8.8 lakh crore stalled

Unfavourable market conditions and delayed investments in last few years resulted into an “alarmingly high rate” of increase in stalled projects, which, as of December-end, stood at a staggering Rs... »
Retail growth of 14-15 per cent per year is expected through 2015, according to Economic Survey released on Wednesday. Photo: A. Roy Chowdhury

‘Multiple controls hindering trade growth in India’

Multiple controls and plethora of orders are hindering the growth of wholesale and retail trade in India, which has slipped to 14th position in global retail development index last year from fifth... »

‘Rs 3.77 lakh crore subsidy reaches only very few’

Subsidies on food, fuel, railway fertiliser and others amount to staggering Rs 3.77 lakh crore but reach only a few of the targeted poor, the Economic Survey said. “Price subsidies are regre... »
A lion’s share of country's 20,121.8 MW power generation was contributed by thermal power plants.

Power production falls short of target by 8 billion units

Power generation fell short by nearly 8 billion units of the target of 975 billion units in the last financial year. “Electricity generation by the utilities was targeted at 975 billion u... »