India needs a practical economic policy

by A. N. Agarwala

Publisher: Forum of Free Enterprise in Bombay

Written in English
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  • India -- Economic conditions -- 1947-,
  • India -- Economic policy -- 1966-1974.

Edition Notes

Statementby A. N. Agarwala.
LC ClassificationsHC435.2 .A68
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5099162M
LC Control Number74171093

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Economic planning in India was stared in after independence, it was deemed necessary for economic development and growth of the nation. India is in the midst of a very worrying economic slowdown. Last quarter’s GDP growth rate of 5 per cent is the lowest it has been in six years.

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New Economic Policy of India was launched in the year under the leadership of P. Narasimha Rao. This policy opened the door of the India Economy for the global exposure for the first time.

In this New Economic Policy P. Narasimha Rao government reduced the import duties, opened reserved sector for the private players, devalued the. Fiscal policy: Changes in government spending or taxation. Monetary policy: Changes in the money supply to alter the interest rate (usually to influence the rate of inflation).

Supply-side policy: Attempts to increase the productive capacity of the economy. Fiscal and monetary policy comes in two types: Expansionary: Intended to stimulate the economy by stimulating aggregate demand.

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