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Lockdown may not be enough to contain coronavirus spread in India: Rajan
“It may be hard to prevent infections from spreading,”the former Reserve Bank of India Governor said.
Industry wants government to make this financial year a 15-month one due to Coronavirus
Industry experts point out that for all the companies...
India Lockdown: Migrants in J&K make desperate call
22,000 non-local workers are stuck in the newly formed Union Territory of J&K due to the ...
India needs to achieve herd immunity to effectively counter Covid-19: Swaminathan Aiyar
India will have to achieve herd immunity to be able to fully counter covid, Swaminathan Aiyar has said.
View: For the return of the native, en masse
If the migrants do not return, both they and the economic activity they have deserted would be worse off in the short run. In the medium term, more intense mechanisation and higher wages that redeploy local manpower might take care of the missing workers. Right now, we have to worry about the near term. The workers have to be persuaded to come back.
COVID-19: Cabinet Secretary instructs states to clear cargo logjam
Cabinet secretary Rajiv Gauba Thursday instructed top state bureaucrats that the hundreds of trucks stranded at check posts across the country should be allowed to reach their destinations, said a person close to the development.
How India can rise to the Covid challenge
India is in the middle of a calamity. An extraordinary challenge requires an extraordinary response.
Watch: Nirmala Sitharam announces cash transfer schemes for Covid19 relief package
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a slew of measures to deal with the economic distress caused due to the coronavirus pandem...
Labour Ministry allows EPF withdrawal amid lockdown
The decision is taken in view of lockdown across the country to fight COVID-19. The COVID-19 has been declared pandemic and therefore employees working in establishments and factories across entire India, who are members of the EPF Scheme, 1952 are eligible for the benefits of non-refundable advance.
Covid-19: Economic census survey to take a month for completion after lockdown ends
The survey report of the ongoing 7th Economic Cenus will be completed in one month after the nationwide lockdown ends on April 14.
View: Relief package is peanuts. India needs to triple it
The measures aimed at countering coronavirus are mostly in the right direction but hugely inadequate, he says.
India Inc suggests measures for the impact of Covid-19
Another recommendation suggests that MSMEs and companies in key sectors employing more than 200 people should not be allowed to fire any employees between March to May, provided they get input tax credit equivalent to salary paid beyond 15 days of work from home.
RBI steps to help mitigate impact of coronavirus lockdown on biz: Industry
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das predicted a big global recession and said India will not be immune. It all depends how India responds to the situation, he said. Global slowdown could make things difficult for India too, despite some help from falling crude prices, Das said, adding food prices may soften even further on record crop production.
Tackling the inevitable: The need for new economic ideas in the time of coronavirus
The economy stands upon a mountain of debt in a time when growth is nowhere in sight to service them.
View: India's virus-stricken economy is in a dire need of a vaccine
India cannot — and need not — let its economy be sacrificed at the altar of COVID-19 mitigation.
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