Not just bad driving but road designs, pot holes and a contentious Motor Vehicles Act make India among the top rankers in road deaths. Experts say India should adopt the UN Global Plan to reduce road accidents and fatalities by 50 per cent by 2020
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said Wednesday that the central bank has lowered the GDP growth forecast for 2019-20 from 7 per cent to 6.9 per cent owing to demand and investment slowdown, which is causing dampening effect on the growth
The government announced that it will be skilling new India with new age skills like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things, Big Data, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality and Robotics, which are valued highly both in India and overseas.
Pre-Budget Analysis: With a second term to Narendra Modi and his government, and the current term’s fiscal journey starting next week, it remains to be seen what measures the government will take to achieve the goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022-23.