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Why It Is Hard To Double Farmers’ Income By 2022

Centre’s Health, Education Spending Declines Over 2 Years

  The money allocated for key centrally sponsored social schemes—Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS),  Sarva…

Jaitley’s $13-Bn For Water Plan That’s Failed 66 Million Farmers

  A two-decade old Central programme to finish incomplete irrigation projects has failed 66 million…

4.5% Of Budget On Plans For Women. Enough?

  Spending on women--who comprise 48% of India's 1.2 billion people--in union budget 2016-17 is…

Primary Education Spending Declines, So Does Quality

  Rs 1,15,625 crore ($17.7 billion) has been spent on Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)—a national…

China’s Vocational Training 16 Times India’s: Can Budget Push Help?

  There is a shortage of 100,000 trainers to implement skill-development programmes across the country,…

How 52 Million May Depend On Rural Jobs Plan For 20 Years

  With a 14% rise in funding for the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee…