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Economic survey - 2017-18 - Volume - 2

By: Government of India, Ministry of finance.
Publisher: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2018Description: xi, 185+163 Paper.ISBN: 978-0-19-948939-8.Subject(s): Economic survey.2017-2018DDC classification: 330.954/Ind
Contents:
The Ministry of Finance & Government of India Table of contents VOLUME I Acknowledgements Preface Abbreviations Ten New Facts on the Indian Economy State of the Economy: An Analytical Overview and Outlook for Policy Overview: Short Term Overview: The Medium Term Recent Developments Outlook for 2017-18 Outlook for 2018-19 A New, Exciting Bird's-Eye View of the Indian Economy Through the GST Introduction Taxpayers Tax Base and its Spatial Distribution Size Distribution of Inter-Firm Transactions International Trade, Inter-State Trade and Economic Prosperity Trading Superstars: Indian Export Egalitarian Exceptionalism Informality of the Indian Economy Conclusion Investment and Saving Slowdowns and Recoveries: Cross-Country Insights for India Introduction Identifying Investment and Saving Slowdowns Saving versus Investment: Growth Consequences Recovery from "India-Type" Investment slowdowns Conclusions: Policy Lessons for India Reconciling Fiscal Federalism and Accountability: Is there a Low Equilibrium Trap Introduction Local Governments: What do we know? State and Local Governments: Posing an entirely different question Conclusion: A Low Equilibrium Trap? Is there a "Late Converger Stall" in Economic Development? Can India Escape it? Introduction The ButEL The Four Headwinds ("Horsemen") Lessons for India Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture Introduction Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Temperature and Precipitation Impact of Weather on Agricultural Productivity Impact on Farm Revenue Conclusions and Policy Implications Gender and Son Meta-Preference: Is Development Itself an Antidote Introduction India and Other Countries Performance of the Indian States Son Preference: Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) Son "Meta-Preference": Sex Ratio of Last Child (SRLC) and "Unwanted" Girls Conclusion Transforming Science and Technology in India Why Science Inputs and Outputs: Some Evidence Outputs Expanding R&D in India: The Way Forward Ease of Doing Business' Next Frontier: Timely Justice Introduction Pendency and Delay: Facts Pendency and Delay: Possible Reasons Pendency and Delay: Costs Central Government Taxes: A Case Study Expenditure on Administration of Justice Policy Implications VOLUME II An Overview of India's Economic Performance in 2017-18 GDP growth in 2017-18 GDP and its Components Savings and Investment Public Finance Prices and Monetary Management External Sector Prospects of Growth for 2018-19 Sectoral Developments Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change Review of Fiscal Developments Receipts and Expenditure of Central Government Receipts Expenditure and Deficits State and General Government Annexure 1 Salient Measures under Indirect Taxes during 2017-18 Salient Measures Taken on Direct Taxes in the Budget 2017-18 and Thereafter Annexure 2 Policy Initiatives on Investment Management in CPSES Monetary Management and Financial Intermediation Monetary Developments during 2017-18 Liquidity Conditions and its Management Developments in the G-Sec Market Banking Sector Credit Growth Non- Banking Financial Sector Developments in Capital Market Insurance Sector Prices and Inflation Introduction Current Trends in Inflation Drivers of Inflation State-wise Inflation Trends in Global Commodity Prices Efforts to Contain Inflation Conclusion Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change Sustainable Development Goals National SDG Indicators and Baseline Urban India and Sustainable Development Access to Sustainable Energy International Solar Alliance (ISA) Entered into Force India and Climate Change Current Multilateral Negotiations and Climate Change Way Forward External Sector Global Economic Environment India's Balance of Payments Developments Composition of Trade Trade Policy Multilateral Negotiations Trade Related Logistics Anti-Dumping Measures Foreign Exchange Reserves Exchange Rate External Debt Agriculture and Food Management Overview of Agriculture and Allied sectors Gross Capital Formation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors Production of Crops 2016-17 Kharif Production 2017-18 Sowing of Rabi Crops 2017-18 Dynamics of Agricultural Growth Cropping Pattern in Indian Agriculture Input Management in Agriculture Mitigating Risks in Agriculture: Crop Insurance and Crop Loss Agricultural Credit and Marketing Initiatives Agriculture Research and Development Food Management The Way Forward Industry and Infrastructure Industry Index of Industrial Production (IIP) Eight Core Industries Corporate Sector Performance Foreign Direct Investment Key Initiatives taken by the Government to Boost Industrial Performance Sector Wise Issues and Initiatives Steel Sector MSME Sector Textiles and Apparels Leather Sector Gems and Jewellery Infrastructure Sector Policy Intervention in the Road Sector Railways Metro Rail System Civil Aviation Shipping Telecom Power Logistics Sector: Exploring the Unexplored Petroleum and Natural Gas Housing for All - Some Issues Services Sector International Comparison India's Services Sector Services GVA State-Wise Comparison of Services FDI in India's Services Sector India's Services Trade Major Services: Overall Performance Major Services: Sector-Wise Performance and Some Recent Policies Tourism IT-BPM Services Real Estate and Housing Research and Development Space Services Social Infrastructure, Employment and Human Development Trends in Social Sector Expenditure Education for All Progress in Labour Reforms Political Empowerment of Women Health for All Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) The Way Forward
Summary: The Ministry of Finance & Government of India Description The Economic Survey is the budget document of the Government of India. It presents the state of affairs of the Indian economy. Economic Survey 2017-18 consists of two volumes. Volume 1 provides an analytical overview of the performance of the Indian economy during the financial year 2017-18. It highlights the long-term challenges facing the economy. Volume 2 is a descriptive review of the major sectors of the economy. It emphasizes economic reforms of contemporary relevance like GST, the investment-saving slowdown, fiscal federalism and accountability, gender inequality, climate change and agriculture, science and technology, among others. About the Author Ministry of Finance looks after the financial affairs of the State of India and monitors various aspects of the country's economy. In particular, it concerns itself with taxation, financial legislation, financial institutions, capital markets, centre and state finances, and the Union Budget. Related categories - The Ministry of Finance & Government of India Features Provides an in-depth analysis of the Indian economy for 2017-18. Examines various sectors of the economy such as manufacturing, services, health, education, science and technology, among others Highlights the reformist measures and policy initiatives taken by the government.
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Table of contents


VOLUME I

Acknowledgements
Preface
Abbreviations
Ten New Facts on the Indian Economy

State of the Economy: An Analytical Overview and Outlook for Policy
Overview: Short Term
Overview: The Medium Term
Recent Developments
Outlook for 2017-18
Outlook for 2018-19
A New, Exciting Bird's-Eye View of the Indian Economy Through the GST
Introduction
Taxpayers
Tax Base and its Spatial Distribution
Size Distribution of Inter-Firm Transactions
International Trade, Inter-State Trade and Economic Prosperity
Trading Superstars: Indian Export Egalitarian Exceptionalism
Informality of the Indian Economy
Conclusion
Investment and Saving Slowdowns and Recoveries: Cross-Country Insights for India
Introduction
Identifying Investment and Saving Slowdowns
Saving versus Investment: Growth Consequences
Recovery from "India-Type" Investment slowdowns
Conclusions: Policy Lessons for India
Reconciling Fiscal Federalism and Accountability: Is there a Low Equilibrium Trap
Introduction
Local Governments: What do we know?
State and Local Governments: Posing an entirely different question
Conclusion: A Low Equilibrium Trap?
Is there a "Late Converger Stall" in Economic Development? Can India Escape it?
Introduction
The ButEL
The Four Headwinds ("Horsemen")
Lessons for India
Climate, Climate Change, and Agriculture
Introduction
Temporal and Spatial Patterns of Temperature and Precipitation
Impact of Weather on Agricultural Productivity
Impact on Farm Revenue
Conclusions and Policy Implications
Gender and Son Meta-Preference: Is Development Itself an Antidote
Introduction
India and Other Countries
Performance of the Indian States
Son Preference: Skewed Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB)
Son "Meta-Preference": Sex Ratio of Last Child (SRLC) and "Unwanted" Girls
Conclusion
Transforming Science and Technology in India
Why Science
Inputs and Outputs: Some Evidence
Outputs
Expanding R&D in India: The Way Forward
Ease of Doing Business' Next Frontier: Timely Justice
Introduction
Pendency and Delay: Facts
Pendency and Delay: Possible Reasons
Pendency and Delay: Costs
Central Government Taxes: A Case Study
Expenditure on Administration of Justice
Policy Implications


VOLUME II

An Overview of India's Economic Performance in 2017-18
GDP growth in 2017-18
GDP and its Components
Savings and Investment
Public Finance
Prices and Monetary Management
External Sector
Prospects of Growth for 2018-19
Sectoral Developments
Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change
Review of Fiscal Developments
Receipts and Expenditure of Central Government
Receipts
Expenditure and Deficits
State and General Government
Annexure 1
Salient Measures under Indirect Taxes during 2017-18
Salient Measures Taken on Direct Taxes in the Budget 2017-18 and Thereafter
Annexure 2
Policy Initiatives on Investment Management in CPSES
Monetary Management and Financial Intermediation
Monetary Developments during 2017-18
Liquidity Conditions and its Management
Developments in the G-Sec Market
Banking Sector
Credit Growth
Non- Banking Financial Sector
Developments in Capital Market
Insurance Sector
Prices and Inflation
Introduction
Current Trends in Inflation
Drivers of Inflation
State-wise Inflation
Trends in Global Commodity Prices
Efforts to Contain Inflation
Conclusion
Sustainable Development, Energy and Climate Change
Sustainable Development Goals
National SDG Indicators and Baseline
Urban India and Sustainable Development
Access to Sustainable Energy
International Solar Alliance (ISA) Entered into Force
India and Climate Change
Current Multilateral Negotiations and Climate Change
Way Forward
External Sector
Global Economic Environment
India's Balance of Payments Developments
Composition of Trade
Trade Policy
Multilateral Negotiations
Trade Related Logistics
Anti-Dumping Measures
Foreign Exchange Reserves
Exchange Rate
External Debt
Agriculture and Food Management
Overview of Agriculture and Allied sectors
Gross Capital Formation in Agriculture and Allied Sectors
Production of Crops 2016-17
Kharif Production 2017-18
Sowing of Rabi Crops 2017-18
Dynamics of Agricultural Growth
Cropping Pattern in Indian Agriculture
Input Management in Agriculture
Mitigating Risks in Agriculture: Crop Insurance and Crop Loss
Agricultural Credit and Marketing Initiatives
Agriculture Research and Development
Food Management
The Way Forward
Industry and Infrastructure
Industry
Index of Industrial Production (IIP)
Eight Core Industries
Corporate Sector Performance
Foreign Direct Investment
Key Initiatives taken by the Government to Boost Industrial Performance
Sector Wise Issues and Initiatives
Steel Sector
MSME Sector
Textiles and Apparels
Leather Sector
Gems and Jewellery
Infrastructure Sector
Policy Intervention in the Road Sector
Railways
Metro Rail System
Civil Aviation
Shipping
Telecom
Power
Logistics Sector: Exploring the Unexplored
Petroleum and Natural Gas
Housing for All - Some Issues
Services Sector
International Comparison
India's Services Sector
Services GVA
State-Wise Comparison of Services
FDI in India's Services Sector
India's Services Trade
Major Services: Overall Performance
Major Services: Sector-Wise Performance and Some Recent Policies
Tourism
IT-BPM Services
Real Estate and Housing
Research and Development
Space Services
Social Infrastructure, Employment and Human Development
Trends in Social Sector Expenditure
Education for All
Progress in Labour Reforms
Political Empowerment of Women
Health for All
Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin)
The Way Forward

The Ministry of Finance & Government of India

Description

The Economic Survey is the budget document of the Government of India. It presents the state of affairs of the Indian economy. Economic Survey 2017-18 consists of two volumes. Volume 1 provides an analytical overview of the performance of the Indian economy during the financial year 2017-18. It highlights the long-term challenges facing the economy. Volume 2 is a descriptive review of the major sectors of the economy. It emphasizes economic reforms of contemporary relevance like GST, the investment-saving slowdown, fiscal federalism and accountability, gender inequality, climate change and agriculture, science and technology, among others.

About the Author
Ministry of Finance looks after the financial affairs of the State of India and monitors various aspects of the country's economy. In particular, it concerns itself with taxation, financial legislation, financial institutions, capital markets, centre and state finances, and the Union Budget.

Related categories - The Ministry of Finance & Government of India

Features

Provides an in-depth analysis of the Indian economy for 2017-18.
Examines various sectors of the economy such as manufacturing, services, health, education, science and technology, among others
Highlights the reformist measures and policy initiatives taken by the government.

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