In 2018 Oxfam survey reported that the top 1% rich own almost 73% of wealth in India and the 670 million of the poorest Indian saw no more than one percent rise.
In recent years a large section of the rural population has suffered a decrease in earnings. Further the farm sector is always haunted by fall in prices and more recently climate change is affecting a drop in farm earnings.
A huge crisis has been created due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The government has implemented Disaster Management Act, 2005. The workers staring at starvation, and lack of basic facilities chose the option of walking back home… [Read More]
The External Affairs Minister has highlighted the need for the countries under the BRICS group to support the private entrepreneurs especially the MSME sector to help them deal with the economic fallout of the pandemic. [Read More]