Arnab Mitra

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Arnab Mitra2020-05-29T17:19:05+00:00

Arnab Mitra1mbArnab Mitra is a senior journalist based in Delhi. He writes on business and politics.

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Universal tap water scheme a massive stimulus for the Indian economy

The $40 billion allocated for providing water connections across the country will not only better health and hygiene standards and improve the ease of living for citizens, but it will also create huge demand for products such as steel, cement, sanitaryware and labour and help generate millions of jobs and provide a further fillip to India’s fast recovering growth engine.

After the Budget, FM should focus ironing out the wrinkles in GST

India’s goods and service tax has too many rates and too many exemptions. As a result, it has not been able to live up fully to its promise. With revenues showing a buoyancy over the past few months, this may be the right time to roll out an improved GST 2.0.