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‘Time to care’ about economic inequality in India

The creamy layer of the world population has collectively generated an enormous amount of wealth in the past 20 years.

28 Jan 2020 2:57 AM

Centre may merge all welfare plans for dole

The report said that rural distress has marked economic-social-political implications.

24 Jan 2019 1:17 AM

Universal Basic Income: A worthwhile experiment

Various employment schemes at the Central and state levels should be done away with and the people provided a basic income instead.

20 Jan 2019 4:46 AM

IMF not endorsing universal basic income model in India

The reports emerged after the IMF said said the UBI will outperform the PDS in terms of coverage, progressivity, and generosity.

15 Oct 2017 6:44 PM

Universal basic income looks good as substitute for inequitable public spending: IMF

Because of its universality, a UBI has the potential of having a significant impact on inequality and poverty.

12 Oct 2017 1:23 PM


Jaitley says universal basic income has 'political limitations'

Arun Jaitley also said the finance ministry is debating the Economic Survey's suggestions of UBI and creation of bad bank.

12 Jun 2017 2:40 PM

Berlin startup offers a year with no cash worries

Recipients’ experiences range from a welcome spell without financial worries to major turning points in their lives.

18 Apr 2017 6:41 AM

UBI only after withdrawal of welfare schemes: CEA

Subramanian's proposal in Economic Survey led to speculation on whether govt will implement UBI in country.

25 Feb 2017 10:48 AM

UBI isn’t a permanent solution: Income disparities must be cut

UBI may come as a great relief for the poor but it is not a permanent solution.

15 Feb 2017 2:06 AM

UBI to replace social welfare schemes: Survey

Survey estimated that a UBI that reduces poverty to 0.5 per cent would cost 4-5 per cent of GDP.

31 Jan 2017 2:59 PM


Economic Survey 2017 may recommend UBI

Survey is also expected to lower GDP growth estimate to 6.5 per cent for 2016-17, reports BloombergQuint.

31 Jan 2017 10:58 AM