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“Banks are there to support businesses that have justifiable needs.” – Vijay Mallya, Indian businessman and politician, 2015 If corporate India is to thrive, it needs a healthy, functioning banking system. Socially useful projects and initiatives require capital and banks should be able to allocate this capital efficiently. While progress is being made, India’s banks […]
To do or not to do business in India
Doing business has been a major concern for international businesses interested in setting up shop in India.
Where India spends and earns its revenues
Plan expenditure is closely associated with economic growth. It focuses on investment in order to enhance productive capacity. Non-plan expenditure is mainly obligatory in nature.
Why are there fiscal and revenue deficits in India?
Fiscal balance is the difference between a government’s revenues—without including borrowings—and expenditures. If expenditures exceed revenues, then there’s a deficit.
Why certain sectors contributed to India’s economy over the years
India’s economy started out as an agrarian economy. Agriculture and allied sectors contributed to 51.9% of the economic output in fiscal year 1951.
Why India’s gross domestic product is important
A country’s total value-added output is also known as the gross domestic product (or GDP). It’s commonly used to measure a country’s economic achievement.
Understanding India’s political system—making decisions
In India, the decision-making process isn’t fast. It’s affected by the current assembly’s constitution. Slow decisions hurt a nation’s image.
Why India’s political structure is diverse
Since the first general elections in 1951, the nation elected a single political party—the Indian National Congress (or INC)—to power. However, the trend broke in 1977.
India’s demographics—geography and population profile
In India, the population is divided among 29 states and seven union territories. Its population is very diverse. India’s geography and weather are also diverse.