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The Union Government Is Quite Clear about Its Decision To Privatise Several PSEs: Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council To the PM

The scale and spread of Covid 2.0 has once again subdued demand, especially in rural India. The economy will obviously need both fiscal and monetary support in greater measures at least to ensure recovery does not falter. To be able to entice more investment into the economy, some extraordinary policy measures will become necessary like reforms in the financial sector, the Railways and defence production, along with a more transparent fiscal deficit target. In a candid chat with BW Businessworld’s Manish Kumar Jha, Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister and leading economist, Bibek Debroy, talks of policies that will decide the future course of the Indian economy and that “illusive inclusive growth”.