West Bengal failed to create a Green Energy Fund (GEF) under the renewable energy policy of the government, the CAG has said in its audit report.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Selected Areas for SEZs, 17/07/2019. There were 7 Central Government Special Economic Zones (SEZs) and 12 State/Private Sector SEZs prior to the enactment of the SEZ Act, 2005. In addition, 416 proposals for setting up of SEZs in the country have been accorded formal approval under the SEZ Act, 2005.

The 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 are a universal plan of action for humankind. Yet, four years after their adoption many countries are not yet on track to meeting the SDGs by 2030. Independent assessments by the OECD, SDSN, and others show that no country has achieved all SDGs.

The Chronic Poverty Report on Growth aims to put in front of economic policymakers in developing countries and international agencies evidence about the type of growth and the policies and interventions that will best allow the poor to escape poverty and stay out of it through growth.

An estimated 820 million people did not have enough to eat in 2018, up from 811 million in the previous year, which is the third year of increase in a row.

The 2019 Economic Survey’s focus on investment as a key driver of economic growth is very welcome.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday questioned the “double standards” of the Union government in giving tax concessions and waivers to the rich while criticising the Budget for not having any

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram Thursday tore into the BJP government for not announcing any “bold” decisions or “structural reforms” in the Union Budget to fast-track growth despite a huge m

During a debate on the Union Budget in the Rajya Sabha, Opposition leaders on Thursday accused the government of presenting a Budget that was rich on intent but which lacked the required details.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Steps for boosting rural economy and generation of employment opportunities, 12/07/2019. The Ministry of Rural Development has been taking various steps to boost the rural economy and generate employment opportunities.

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