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Tuesday, June 06, 2006
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Direct targeting is the way to go
Despite difficulties, reaching fertiliser subsidy to farmers directly is the best approach. More

Grains of failure
A 3.9 per cent contribution by the farm sector to the overall 9.3 per cent GDP may look rosy, but the actual scene is thornier. Needed are farmer-centric correctives. More

Cement prices — Leave it to the market
It is better to allow cement prices to be determined by market forces, particularly when there is no evidence that the producers have formed a cartel and are deliberately cutting production to hike prices. If the Government tries to impose price cont rols when the demand is robust, there can be a setback in the expansion plans drawn up by the industry majors, says S. D. NAIK. More

Carbon credits: Silver lining to global warming
Carbon-trading, apart from rewarding those who reduce emissions, helps ensure efficient use of the environment, and its protection, to an extent. More

Leveraging forex reserves smartly
It is time both India and China, flush with foreign exchange reserves, devised ways to use productively the funds remaining in excess of what is needed for import cover and monetary stability. For instance, to build infrastructure. More

Reforms need a competition policy framework
It is time the Government adopted a National Competition Policy as the mantra for implementing economic reforms More

Give SMEs a place to grow
Though their importance is acknowledged, there is no mechanism by which SMEs can find the rightful place to base their operations. More

Total care of human assets
Human beings have feelings and emotions, hold values and beliefs. Essentially, each of these differs from person to person, based on his or her background, upbringing and experiences. When a person joins an ... More


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