The immediate priority for policymakers is to address the health crisis and contain economic damages with support for households, firms and essential services.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how three significant drivers of growth, domestic consumption, government expenditure and private investment, have taken a beating, in the October 5, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
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With a sustained dip in revenues, the states are justified in seeking relief from the Centre. However, they have to also do their own bit to revive the economy.
India Today Editor-in-Chief talks about how the pandemic and lockdown have crippled the Indian economy, and what needs to be done to navigate this crisis, in the September 7, 2020 edition of the India Today Magazine.
In order to tide over the Covid-19 crisis and kickstart the economy, the government should consider printing money and transferring the equivalent amount directly into the 30 crore Jan Dhan accounts.