According to the latest Economic Survey 2021, GDP has risen to 17.8 per cent for the fiscal year 201-2020.
The Economic survey predicted a “V-shaped” economic recovery for the country stating that the Covid-19 vaccination program will be one of the triggers for the growth.
Opposition leaders of 18 parties have decided to boycott President's address in solidarity with farmers protesting at Delhi’s borders against the three farm laws.
The session will be held in two parts – January 29 to February 15 and March 8 to April 8 and will have a total of 33 sittings.
The survey also suggests that Indian manufacturers have to focus on improving quality, to better compete with Chinese goods
The virus is causing a tragic loss of life, and the lockdown needed to fight it has affected billions of people. What was normal just a few weeks ago — going to school, going to work, being with family and friends — is now a huge risk, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva.
Economic Survey cites several examples of how government interventions have created more distortions in the market rather than working for the benefit of common man or businesses.
The Economic Survey has projected the GDP growth at 6-6.5 per cent during 2020-21.
The Economic Survey tabled in Parliament said the level and growth of a country's GDP informs several critical policy initiatives as it is a barometer of the economy's size and health.
Highlights of the Economic Survey tabled in Parliament by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
The Economic Survey puts the current fiscal growth at 5 per cent..
The government announced that it will be skilling new India with new age skills like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things, Big Data, 3D Printing, Virtual Reality and Robotics, which are valued highly both in India and overseas.
Organic farming, better irrigation and improved connectivity between market and produce feature as key priority areas in CEA K Subramanian's Maiden Economic Survey presented in parliament on Thursday.
Former finance minister, P Chidambaram on Thursday said there are no sector-wise growth projections in the pre-Budget Economic Survey tabled in Parliament, and the government itself appears to be pessimistic about the economy.
The main focus of the Economic Survey 2019-20 is in keeping with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of India becoming a $5 trillion economy by 2024-25.
The Economic Survey states that India is set to witness a sharp slowdown in population growth in the next two decades.
It noted that India, through unique identification programme Aadhaar, has been at the forefront of data and technology revolution which is unfolding.
The GDP projection is higher than the growth rate of 6.8 per cent- the lowest in five years- recorded by the economy for the year 2018-19.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
President Ram Nath Kovind addresses a function to commemorate the ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and other leaders take a pledge on the 72nd National Law Day during the state BJP working committee meeting in Bhopal.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a function to commemorate ‘Samvidhan Divas’, at Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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