How about a White Paper on Vision 2047?

Since this White Paper ends with the statement 'Amrit Kaal has just begun and our destination is India a developed nation by 2047', it is only fair to map how this would roll out

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget session of Parliament (Photo: PTI)
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman speaks in the Rajya Sabha during the Budget session of Parliament (Photo: PTI)

Debashis Basu
Late last week, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) finally came up with a White Paper on the Indian economy. It was not about the current economic situation and a road map for the next five years but a frontal attack on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) regime, which was in power from 2004 to 2014. A White Paper was an obvious idea for a government wanting to distinguish itself in every way from the past, which is why I had repeatedly suggested it in my columns during the early years of the NDA government. But why a White Paper in
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First Published: Feb 11 2024 | 9:38 PM IST

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