Tag - direct

[Yearbook] Cable Digitization, DAS vs DTH (Direct-to Home), Set-top Box, TRAI order

What is the problem with 90s Cable TV system? TRAI: Cable digitalization Difference: DAS vs DTH? What is set top box (STB)? Why Jayalalitha is unhappy? In the 90s era, the TV channels were sent in analog and unencrypted form. You local Cable [...]

budget revenue part tax and non tax

[Budgeting] Revenue receipts: Direct taxes, Indirect taxes, Gross vs Net taxes, shortfalls in collection

Parts of Budget #1: Direct Taxes Direct taxes under Interim Budget 2014 Income Tax Shortfall in Direct tax collection = #EPICFAIL But Why shortfall in Direct tax collection? #2: Indirect taxes Indirect Taxes in Interim Budget 2014 #I1: Service Tax #I2: Excise Duty: [...]

PDS leakages are unacceptably high in India

[GS3] Shanta Kumar report on FCI-restructuring, Buffer stock, PDS & Food security & Direct Benefit Transfer

What is Food security? Origin of FCI Timeline of Food management in India Disturbing Numbers: FCI and Food Mismanagement Shanta Kumar Committee on FCI restructuring #1: Outsource procurement to State Governments #2: Procurement Payment reforms #3: Buffer stock reforms #4: Storage reforms #5: [...]

Budget 2015 direct taxes

[Economy Lecture] Budget 2015: Direct & Indirect Taxes, Public Debt, Fiscal Deficit & FRBM Targets

Prologue L4/P1: Fiscal policy: Direct Taxes & Budget 2015 L4/P2: Indirect Taxes, Subsidies & Capital Part of Budget 2015 L4/P3: Public Debt, Fiscal Deficit & FRBM Act Targets Prologue The economic survey related articles will be published after I’m done reading and researching myself. [...]