Tag: GDP

India world’s fastest growing economy due to Narendra Modi government’s visionary efforts: BJP

NEW DELHI: Indian economy is not only propelling the growth of the country but has also become an engine of growth for the global economy due to “concerted and visionary efforts” of the government, the BJP said on Tuesday. Addressing a press conference, BJP national spokesperson Gopal Krishna Agarwal claimed India’s gross domestic product (GDP) […]

Madhya Pradesh aims to contribute Rs 55,000 crore to India’s GDP by 2026: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

MUMBAI: Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said the state’s contribution to India’s economy will reach USD 550 billion by 2026 as the country is expected to become a USD 5-trillion economy. Chouhan said the state’s gross domestic product (SGDP) is growing at 19.67 per cent this year and it has been […]

India’s GDP to grow 8-8.5 pc in FY’23; economy well placed to meet challenges: Survey

NEW DELHI: India’s economy is expected to grow by 8-8.5 per cent in the fiscal beginning April 1 and is well placed to meet the future challenges on the back of widespread vaccine coverage, supply-side reforms and easing of regulations, said the pre-Budget Economic Survey on Monday. The Economic Survey 2021-22, tabled by Finance Minister […]

GDP may contract 7.5% this year, need policy reforms in Budget: Arvind Virmani

NEW DELHI: Indian economy is likely to contract 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal but will see a double-digit growth in 2021-22, former chief economic adviser Arvind Virmani said on Wednesday. Addressing a virtual event organised by industry bodyPHDCCI,Virmani said the central government has come up with some noteworthy reforms, includingGoods and Services Tax(GST),Insolvency […]

India officially enters recession, but contraction in Q2 GDP recedes

NEW DELHI: Even though India’s economic recovery accelerated in Q2FY21 from the lows of the Covid-19  pandemic-induced lockdown, the country for the very first time since Independence entered into a technical recession. The National Statistical Office (NSO) data on Friday showed that the Q2FY21 GDP on a year-on-year basis contracted by 7.5 per cent from […]

Fiscal impact of stimulus to be around 0.6% of GDP in FY21: Experts

NEW DELHI: Welcoming the latest round of stimulus announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday, experts said the measures will support the economic recovery boosting demand, job creation and by providing funds to the MSME and stressed sectors. The fiscal impact of the stimulus is likely to be around 0.25-0.6 per cent of GDP […]

India’s GDP expected to contract by 9.6 per cent this fiscal: World Bank

By Lalit K Jha NEW DELHI: The World Bank on Thursday said that India’s GDP is expected to contract by 9.6 per cent this fiscal which is reflective of the national lockdown and the income shock experienced by households and firms due to the COVID-19 pandemic, noting that the country’s economic situation is much worse […]

Moody’s revises India’s FY21 GDP contraction to 11.5%

NEW DELHI: Moody’s Investor Service on Friday enhanced the contraction rate of India’s FY21 GDP to (-)11.5 per cent from an earlier estimate of (-)4 per cent. The revision comes days after India reported a massive 23.9 per cent contraction in the first quarter GDP of the current fiscal. Consequently, Moody’s revised the forecast for […]

India’s GDP contraction should alarm everyone: Raghuram Rajan

NEW DELHI: Emphasising on the importance of government relief or support in the given scenario, he pointed out that it is “meagre” so far. In a note published on LinkedIn, he also opined that the 23.9 per cent contraction in the GDP during the Q1 would be “even worse if the damage to the informal […]

Covid fallout: Fiscal deficit may rise over 8% of GDP in FY21

NEW DELHI: With economic disruptions set for a long haul due to Covid-19 pandemic, India could see its fiscal deficit this year to balloon to over 8 per cent of GDP, brokerages analysing the deficit numbers post release of August GST collection data have said. The Controller General of Accounts on Monday said that country’s […]

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