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Fiscal Deficit Estimated to be 9.5% of GDP for FY 2020-21

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman highlighted, while presenting the union budget for 2021-2022, that the fiscal deficit in the next financial year is estimated as 6.8 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). Highlights The finance minister highlighted that the fiscal deficit is estimated to increase up to 9.5% in the Financial Year 2020-21. The rise ..

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What is Economic Survey?

The economic survey for 2020-2021 will be tabled in the parliament on January 29, 2021 days before the presentation of Union Budget on February 1, 2021. Key Facts The Economic survey will be released with the focus on the impact of lockdown and COVID -19 on the economy. It is expected that, the survey will ..

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World Bank: India is expected to grow at 1.5% to 2.8%

On April 13, 2020, the World Bank released its report “South Asia Economic Focus”. According to the report, the Indian Economy is expected to grow at 1.5% to 2.8%. Key Highlights of the report The report says that India’s growth rate is to be the lowest since its balance of payment crisis in 1991. Earlier, ..

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OECD lowers India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.1%

International agency OECD recently lowered India’s GDP growth forecast to 5.1 per cent from the earlier projection of 6.2 per cent for 2020-21. For the financial year ending March 2019, OECD has projected a growth rate of 4.9%. The main reason for the cut in rates was the concerns about the impact of coronavirus on ..

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India emerged as 5th largest economy in 2019

World Population Review, a US-based think tank, recently stated in its report that India emerged as the world’s fifth largest economy in 2019, with a GDP of $ 2.94 trillion. India has overtaken the UK and France, to be placed in the 5th position. The report also stated that in Purchasing power parity (PPP) terms, ..

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