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Navigating the future: India's Interim Budget 2024-25

Navigating the Future: India’s Interim Budget 2024-25

The interim 2024-25 budget of the Union government of India presented on 1 February 2024 is a constructive step towards a Viksit Bharat by the end of Amrit Kaal in 2047.  The government’s vision for Viksit Bharat as stated by the finance minister in her Budget Speech is that of “Prosperous Bharat in harmony with nature, with modern infrastructure, and providing opportunities for all citizens and all regions to reach their potential."
Employment, Livelihoods & Interim Union Budget 2024-25

Employment, Livelihoods & Interim Union Budget 2024-25

The IMPRI Center for Work and Welfare (CWW),  IMPRI Impact and Policy Research Institute, New Delhi, hosted an interactive panel discussion on the topic “Employment, Livelihoods & Interim Budget 2024-25” on 3 February 2024, under the IMPRI 4th Annual Series of Thematic Deliberations and Analysis of Union Budget 2023-24, as part of IMPRI #WebPolicyTalk. 
Citizen Centric Public Policy Formation

Citizen Centric Public Policy Formation

Mr. V. Ramakrishnan started the session by comparing Public Policy as a compass and strategy as GPS. He says that policy has to be derived from strategy. Your strategy is to improve the life of the citizens and everything is derived from it, be it security, health, food, transport, etc. He says that in any public policy, the elements of economic dimensions, political requirements and social factors have to work in a synchronized manner. It is only at the interface of all these aspects, that actually defines what a citizen is.
The US hit the debt ceiling of $31.4 trillion on January 19 and as early as June 1, the US government may run out of money to pay its bills if Congress does not raise or suspend the debt ceiling. US treasury secretary Janet Yellen reaffirmed that defaulting on the US debt obligation would be a “catastrophe” and would put into question Washington’s “global economic leadership”. The debt ceiling refers to the maximum amount of money the government can borrow to meet its financial obligations.

US Hit the Debt Ceiling: Rising Alarm to Budget Deficit

The US hit the debt ceiling of $31.4 trillion on January 19 and as early as June 1, the US government may run out of money to pay its bills if Congress does not raise or suspend the debt ceiling. US treasury secretary Janet Yellen reaffirmed that defaulting on the US debt obligation would be a “catastrophe” and would put into question Washington’s “global economic leadership”. The debt ceiling refers to the maximum amount of money the government can borrow to meet its financial obligations.