Indian Economy
A Round Table Discussion on ‘GST-Making India a Single Market’

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), on 23 Aug 2017, gathered a powerful battery of former top bureaucrats and economic policy experts including Mr. K.M. Chandrasekhar, former Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Rajeev Kher, former Commerce Secretary, ....

GST: A New Era in Indian Taxation

Indian Economy is poised to enter a new era of taxation in the form of implementation of much awaited Goods and Services Tax (GST) with effect from July 01, 2017. The GST Bill was passed unanimously in August, 2016 by the Indian Parliament and after ....

Development of Infrastructure in India – The Vehicle for Developing Indian Economy

Abstract Infrastructure is a country’s bedrock of economic, social and human development. It is also inextricably linked with the country’s overall security at the borders. The network of roads and transport, ease of movement and commu....

Indian Economy for Dummies - II

In the second of a three-part series on the Indian economy ahead of the presentation of the Union Budget, well-known commentator on political and economic affairs, S Gurumurthy argues that the Indian family’s instinct to save in banks rather tha....

Indian Economy for Dummies - I

It’s that time of the year when ‘experts’ throw around intimidating economic jargon to ‘advise’ the government and ostensibly enlighten us all on what’s wrong with our economy. Starting today, we bring to you well-known commentator on ....

Interaction with Dr. Anantha Nageswaran on ‘Chinese and Indian Economies’

Amid growing international concern over China’s unrelenting economic slump, the Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) on Aug 21st 2015 invited Dr. Anantha Nageswaran, a well-known economist and investment strategist, for a talk on ....

Indian Economy: Myth and Reality with Dr. R Vaidyanathan

Dr. R Vaidyanathan, Professor of Finance, IIM-Banglore and Dean, Centre of Economic Studies at Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), delivered a perceptive talk, titled ‘Indian Economy: myth and realty’ on 30 June 2015, under the aegis of V....

Seminar on Indian Economy

The Vivekananda International Foundation organized a day long seminar, critically examining various aspects and undercurrents of the Indian Economy, on 10th December 2013. The main speakers at the seminar included Shri Vijai Kapoor, former....

Talk by Dr. V Anantha Nageswaran on Recent Developments in the Indian and Chinese Economies

VIF welcomed Dr V Anantha Nageswaran, noted economist, author and its Visiting Fellow, on 1st August 2013 to speak on the myths and realities of China’s growth story and the Indian economic situation. Pointing out that it was China’s economy tha....

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