Growth upswing likely to continue, India won't live in poverty: Jaitley
We must remember that the economy and the markets reward structural reforms, he wrote in his blog
Last Updated at June 19, 2018 17:25 IST
Union Minister Arun Jaitley has said that 7.7 per cent economic growth in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 'firmly' established India as the fastest growing major economy in the world and the trend is likely to continue for some years.
Taking a dig at the critics of the government, Jaitley said that India's GDP has not declined by 2 per cent on account of demonetisation and GST implementation, nor will it India live in poverty as predicted by a former finance minister. "With structural reforms like demonetisation, the implementation of the Goods and ...
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First Published: Mon, June 18 2018. 15:27 IST