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Growth slowed to 6.1 percent in the March quarter, hitting its lowest in more than two years

BS Web Team 

Arvind Subramanian
Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian

There are downside risks to the government's growth forecast of 6.75-7.5 percent for the fiscal year to March 2018, the finance ministry said in its mid-year economic survey on Friday.

The survey, authored by Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, also said was expected to remain below the central bank's 4 percent target through to the end of the fiscal year and described scope for monetary easing as "considerable".

Below is the entire economic survey

Economic Survey 2016-17
 

First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 13:29 IST
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