01 Dec 2011
Although Prime Minister Manmohan Singh considers rising food inflation to be a sign of growing prosperity, the reality is very harsh and painful. Rising food inflation, which continues for the 4th successive year now, has hit the aam aadmi like never before. Adding fuel to fire is the 11th raise in petrol prices in as many months.
04 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Healthcare in India should be cost effective and individual states should come up with innovative ideas to address this challenge, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said on Monday.
29 Nov 2013
New Delhi: Enthused by the improvements expected in macro economic situation soon, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday said India can achieve 6 percent economic growth next fiscal and that the second half of this fiscal could be better than the first.
06 Nov 2013
New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that the worst is probably over for the economy and the performance would be better in the second half of this fiscal.
20 Oct 2013
New Delhi: Current Account Deficit is likely to be lower than the projection of 3.8 percent of the GDP and India will be in a better position to neutralize the impact of the tapering of monetary stimulus by the US Fed, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has said.
26 May 2014
New Delhi: Worried over widespread corruption, outgoing Planning Commission deputy chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia has made a strong case for setting up a high-level committee to identify lacunae and suggest remedies.
29 Apr 2014
New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will hold a meeting of the Planning Commission on Wednesday to take stock of the economic situation. Prime Minister is the ex-officio chairman of the plan panel, and this will probably be the last meeting of the plan panel under his chairmanship.
21 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahulwalia today said CAG reports are useful inputs but it should be Parliament's views that must prevail as observed by Supreme Court.
24 Mar 2014
New Delhi: Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Sunday exuded confidence that whoever forms the next government would be in a position to implement key reforms, including the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
30 Nov 2014
New Delhi: Work has moved into top gear for finalising the name and structure for the new institution that will replace the 64-year old Planning Commission and the same may be unveiled this December.