Articles about Universal Basic Income

Billionaire giving away Rs. 64cr to random people: Here's why

09 Jan 2020

Business
Billionaire giving away Rs. 64cr to random people: Here's why

Japan's famous art collector and billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has announced a plan to give away Rs. 64 crore to his Twitter followers.

Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

31 Jan 2019

Business
Union Budget 2019: Key expectations, traditions and other questions simplified

The Union Budget 2019 will be presented by interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday, February 1.

After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

29 Jan 2019

Politics
After RaGa's minimum-wage, now Modi mulling Universal Basic Income

The Narendra Modi government is planning to announce Universal Basic Income (UBI) in the budget which will be presented on February 1, IANS reports.

Universal Basic Income only after withdrawing current schemes: Arvind

26 Feb 2017

India
Universal Basic Income only after withdrawing current schemes: Arvind

Universal Basic Income (UBI) can only be implemented after existing welfare schemes are withdrawn, said Chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian, as the total costs will otherwise be extremely high.

Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income will replace subsidies

31 Jan 2017

India
Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income will replace subsidies

The Economic Survey suggested the Universal Basic Income (UBI) model to replace the existing range of subsidies and other schemes combating poverty.

Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

31 Jan 2017

Business
Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 to Parliament

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley tabled the Economic Survey 2017-18 prepared by Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian.

India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'

05 Jan 2017

India
India may endorse 'Universal Basic Income'

India may endorse and subsequently introduce a 'Universal Basic Income' (UBI) that all Indian citizens will be entitled to.

Finland launches basic income experiment for the unemployed

03 Jan 2017

World
Finland launches basic income experiment for the unemployed

Finland rolled out a unique social trial to pay its unemployed citizens a "universal basic income", becoming the first European country to do so.