Major highlights of Economic Survey

New Delhi, ANI | Updated : 27 February 2015, 02:29 PM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday tabled the Economic Survey for fiscal 2014-2015, making it clear that an overall growth rate of over eight percent can be expected for the following year 2015-16.

  • The major highlights of the survey that reviews the Indian economy over the past year are as following-
  • A growth rate of over eight per cent expected for the coming year.
  • Inflation shows a declining trend during the year 2014-15 (April-December) Decline in inflation by over six percentage points since late 2013.
  • Double digit growth trajectory is possible now.
  • Price subsidies do not appear to have had a transformative effect on the living standards of the poor.
  • External Sector is returning to the path of strength and resilience.
  • Manufacturing and services sector equally important for growth of economy.
First Published: Friday, February 27, 2015 12:59 PM
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