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GDP growth


Icra pegs Q4 GDP growth at 2%; FY21 contraction at 8.45%

May 24, 2021 3:29 pm

The agency has projected the GVA growth at 3 per cent in Q4 of FY21, up from 1 per cent in Q3, suggesting that the double-dip recession implied by the National Statistics Office (NSO) for Q4 is averted.

Covid impact on growth in focus, RBI likely to hold rates

April 04, 2021 12:59 am

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members, who will unveil the new policy on April 7, will have to do the tight rope walk in order to keep inflation under check and boost the growth.

How did inflation targeting really impact India?

March 20, 2021 8:56 am

Surjit S Bhalla writes: Inflation targeting in India was not responsible for the decline in inflation. It contributed to a decline in GDP growth because of excessively high real policy rates.

GDP growth is being driven by larger firms. Smaller ones continue to suffer, need policy attention

February 25, 2021 8:45 am

Policy coordination between the Centre and states will be crucial for implementing this ambitious reform agenda.

Govt citing lack of fiscal space for reluctance to provide adequate support to economy is odd

December 15, 2020 8:44 am

What needs to be ensured is that the recovery is not hamstrung by damaged household and SME balance sheets because of the extended loss of wages and incomes. This requires extensive income support now.

Agriculture and rural sector can jump-start economy if we fix its ills

November 18, 2020 8:43 am

Agriculture can do hugely better if we change the way we farm; focus more on 'allied sectors' and build strong growth links with the non-farm rural economy.

FM Sitharaman sees GDP growth in negative zone or near zero in current fiscal

October 27, 2020 4:51 pm

Speaking at the India Energy Forum of CERAWeek, she said there was a "very firm lockdown" imposed beginning March 25 as the government put lives before livelihood. The lockdown also gave time to do preparatory work to deal with the pandemic.

Indian economy to contract by 10.3% in 2020; to bounce back with 8.8% growth in 2021: IMF

October 13, 2020 10:41 pm

Released ahead of the annual meetings of the IMF and the World Bank, the report said global growth would contract by 4.4 per cent this year and bounce back to 5.2 per cent in 2021.

Green shoots in agriculture a promising sign

September 14, 2020 12:58 am

The agriculture sector has shown resilience by registering a growth of 3.4 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year which is 0.4 per cent higher than the quarter last year.

FY21 GDP: Moody’s revises contraction forecast to 11.5%

September 12, 2020 11:26 am

The global rating firm said the collapse in India’s GDP in the first quarter was one of the sharpest among all major G-20 economies.


‘Think of it the other way, not about govt raiding RBI, but how RBI could have behaved differently’

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.