To combat income inequality, and the consequent plagues that accompany it—poverty, malnutrition, unemployment—the Economic Survey of India (2016-17) addressed the feasibility of UBI
The country is paying the price for neglecting investment in health and education over many decades. It may be hoped that this pandemic induces a change for the positive in how the government views sectors like health and education.
There will be no decentralization of power even though the Prime Minister is aiming for a Swadeshi economics model propagated by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
A discussion on the current impact of the ongoing lockdown on consumerism in rural India can be initiated in the realm of agriculture. In a village in Maharashtra, a farmer is not able to transport tomatoes to even small towns as the truck drivers are not operating because they have gone to their native village….