INCLUSIVE GROWTH

  • Why numbers may not be the right indicators for India November 8, 2012

    Gurgaon: A lot has been read into numbers when it comes to India's growth story. While India Inc has usually welcomed high percentage growth numbers as the highpoint of privatepublic partnership, downward revision of growth rate has invited brickbats from the industry and media alike. But numbers very often mask reality....
  • Celebrate rural achievements, says Kalam September 1, 2012

    Bangalore: Inclusive growth of rural areas must be facilitated and reverse migration must be enabled into our villages in which 70 per cent of Indians dwell, said former president A P J Abdul Kalam. Achievements of people in rural panchayats, be it in agriculture, craftsmanship or tourism need to be...
  • Corruption hurting inclusive growth: Pranab April 8, 2011

    New Delhi: Admitting that the benefits of high growth have not reached a large section of the country, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday said inclusive growth cannot be achieved without removing corruption. "Governance failures and corruption in the system affect the poor disproportionately. An inclusive development agenda cannot succeed without...
  • India's growth has to reach villages, says Kamal Nath October 8, 2007

    New Delhi: Commerce Minister Kamal Nath has warned that a growth of 9.2 per cent does not mean anything to the teeming millions in India's towns and villages unless the benefits of such growth also reach them. With elections now a distinct possibility, many in the UPA Government are now...
  • Patil begins innings with talk of 'inclusive growth' July 25, 2007

    New Delhi: India's new President Pratibha Patil has favoured a sustained economic growth that should be socially inclusive and called for empowering women. "Our combined endeavour should be to ensure that the rate of economic growth is sustained and it is socially inclusive," Patil said in her address at the Central...
  • India Inc takes well to PM's speech May 24, 2007

    New Delhi: In an unusual first for a man who facilitated the liberation of Indian economy, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lashed out at corporate India on . Addressing a CII meet, the Prime Minister called for inclusive growth and said corporates should share benefits of growth with the common man and...
  • PM reverses Manmohanomics | More May 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday followed up on the UPA's report card and seemed to play his own devils advocate. Coming down heavily on India Inc, Manmohan Singh said benefits of economic policies have not trickled down to the common man and gave corporate India a lesson...
  • Cut excessive pay to CEOs: PM May 24, 2007

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Thursday lashed out at corporate India in perhaps the firstofitskind speech for the man who is credited with the opening up of the Indian economy. The PM's speech is an indication of the UPA Government's decisive move to turn its focus decisively to the...