Economic Survey

A flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, Economic Survey 2015–16 reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term. This document is presented to both houses of Parliament during the Budget Session.

With detailed statistical data covering all aspects of the economy—macro as well as sectoral—the report provides an overview of the following issues:

  • Economic Outlook, Prospects, and Policy Challenges
  • The Chakravyuha Challenge of the Indian Economy
  • Spreading Jam across India's Economy
  • Agriculture: More from Less
  • Mother and Child
  • Bounties for the Well-Off
  • Fiscal Capacity for the 21st Century
  • Preferential Trade Agreements
  • The Fertiliser Sector
  • Structural Changes in India's Labour Markets
  • Powering "One India"

This document would be useful for policymakers, economists, policy analysts, business practitioners, government agencies, students, researchers, the media, and all those interested in the development in the Indian economy.

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