Sebi amends norms for REITs

• Sebi has amended REITs and InvITs regulations to facilitate the growth of such trusts. • As per the amendments, REITs and InvITs will now have to provide a mechanism for resolution of disputes with their shareholders and partners in…

Heed the federal framework

• Most federations in the world have arrangements for the mobilisation and devolution of resources. In India, the Constitution provides for the appointment of a Finance Commission every five years to recommend methodology to share resources such that the fiscal…

Building India’s talent base

• India’s rank of 103rd position in the recent World Economic Forum ranking of 130 nations on the preparedness of talent was just another indication of the skills challenge. • In just five years, the government’s skill gap analysis report…

Facing the future of development

• The recent spate of peasant protests across wide swathes of the country points sharply to the unjust folly and sheer unviability of the path of development that India has embraced, especially in the reform era since the late 1980s.…

The NITI NE Forum

• NITI NE Forum discusses measures forsocio-economic development of the region => Major proposals • Providing air connectivity between various State capitals of the North-Eastern States. • Inclusion of Bangladesh in India’s ‘Act East’ policy. • Imparting education and job…

India to grow 7.3% this fiscal: ADB

• According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), India’s economic growth is expected to rebound to 7.3% this fiscal with increased productivity post GST and investment revival due to banking reform. • It is a tad lower than RBI’s forecast…