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The question of whether India's economic stimulus is adequate
LiveMint | 29/05/2020 02:39 PM | Click to read full article
The Union government has been accused of excessive fiscal conservatism by critics who see the fiscal stimulus as not boosting consumer demand sufficiently. State disaster relief funding has been front-loaded, and tax devolution payments have been generously paid. In the whole commendable effort of Garib Kalyan to shore up farmer incomes and enable rabi-harvesting and kharif-sowing, there was a lamentable lack of attention to the marketing problem.