Of 34 crore Financial Inclusion Accounts added since 2014, 24 crore now have a RuPay Card. Out of these, 13.2 crore or 55 per cent have been used at least once, according to a report by the SKOCH Group entitled, PMJDY Drives Financial Inclusion Home: A Performance Analysis of the PMJDY.
Countdown to elections for the 17th Lok Sabha seems to have started early. The sense of purpose that is normally seen six months or so ahead of the elections is already in the air with a year still to go. Positions are being taken and parleys have started.
The three I's of Inclusive Growth, Infrastructure and Innovation are important for India to develop.
The socio-economic situation in the country has changed for the better ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took charge of India after winning the 2014 elections.
It's not often that leading thinktanks that delve into the economic sphere in India get together on any other platform, of course, apart from discussing the annual Union Budget.
The ongoing and targeted projects of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is estimated to generate employment of nearly 50 crore man-days over the next four years.
India has to come to terms with jobless growth that has been chasing it ever since the global financial crisis of the late 2000s but more needs to be done to overcome it.