The Union Budget 2023-24 was presented against the backdrop of some critical geopolitical developments and was the last full budget before the next general elections. Signicantly, 2023 is also the year in which India became the most populated country in the planet and assumed G20 presidency.

Finance Minister has presented the Union Budget 2023 in Parliament. Among the key takeaways are big incentives under the new income tax regime and a big push in capex. As the Finance Minister presented the Budget, equity benchmarks Sensex and Nifty gained momentum in morning trade.

As countries recover from COVID-19 pandemic, there are growing calls across societies to build forward better, more inclusively and greener, and accelerate the transition to net zero-carbon economies.

Water and sanitation are human rights, and countries have committed to a global goal of providing access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to everyone, everywhere by 2030. This requires countries to invest in WASH to progressively realise those rights, for everyone equally.

Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability (CBGA) brings out an analysis of the Union Budget soon after its presentation in Parliament every year.

The Union Budget 2021-22 comes at a time that is unprecedented. 122 million people have lost their jobs and millions are at risk of falling back into poverty (Vyas, 2020). At the same time, the wealth of billionaires in India has continued to grow at a rapid pace— Mukesh Ambani earned INR 90 crore per hour since the lockdown began.

Based on the audited accounts of the Government of Assam for the year ending 31 March 2019, this Report provides an analytical review of the finances of the State Government.

This report presents research that was undertaken as part of Development Initiatives’ work on data to support disability inclusion. It provides analysis of government budget allocations to disability inclusion programmes in Kenya over the period of financial year 2016/17 (FY2016/17) to financial year 2020/21 (FY2020/21).

Until the COVID-19 crisis, aviation was a top-ten global emitter. While there is uncertainty regarding air traffic projections over the next year or longer, the sector’s emissions are still expected to rise dramatically by mid-century under a business-as-usual scenario.

India’s cultural heritage and, inparticular, its archaeological and built heritage is unparalleled in the world.