Government must do a lot more to support the poor, says economist Jean Dreze

Government must do a lot more to support the poor, says economist Jean Dreze

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Data shows that demand for the rural employment guarantee scheme is declining. Does this mean migration of workers from rural India to urban India? And do India’s urban poor need a job guarantee scheme?A new report which was commissioned by the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) is pitching for a job guarantee scheme for urban India and also a universal basic income.

Consumer price inflation has risen to record levels with prices of food and fuel skyrocketing month on month. But while consumers continue to pay more for essential items, farmers seem to be struggling to get a fair […]

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