Socio Economic Development Notes

Indian economy, socio-economic development of communities, economic policies and their impact on various groups and society, Economic and Social Development – Sustainable Development, Poverty, Inclusion, Demographics, Social Sector initiatives.

Farm Income Mission; Privatisation Of Public Sector Banks

Farm Income Mission In the last year of its mission to double farmers income, the Centre admits that no actual assessment of farm income has been carried out since 2013. The government did not provide any details on what the base year for this goal is or what the targeted income to be achieved by …

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Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

New Labour Codes; Is It True That Only 6% Farmers Benefit From MSP?

Is It True That Only 6% Farmers Benefit From MSP? The apparent source of the 6% figure is the Shanta Kumar-headed High Level Committee on Restructuring of Food Corporation of India (FCI). The report, submitted in January 2015, had noted that only 5.21 million of the country’s total estimated 90.20 million agricultural households in 2012-13 …

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Covid 19 And Urban Poor; Why Bangladesh Is Overtaking India In Economic Growth

GDP Growth Of India And Bangladesh Development economists Jean Drèze and Amartya Sen showed in their 2013 book, An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions, that Bangladesh had been outshining its larger neighbours on indicators such as infant mortality, child immunisation, female literacy, access to improved sanitation, and total fertility rate. When the nation was …

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