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Economy well placed to capitalise on recovery in 2021, says K V Kamath

In an interview with Abhijit Lele, K V Kamath'said India needs to be mindful of the pain that exists in the self-employed category and those with unsecured loans

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“Even in sectors where pain was to endure, we find that by and large they have done better than thought before”, Kamath said

Abhijit Lele Mumbai
With better-than-expected performance by Corporate India in the second quarter, the economy is better placed to capitalise on recovery in 2021, said veteran banker and chairman of the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’) debt restructuring panel K V KAMATH. In an interview with Abhijit Lele, he said India needs to be mindful of the pain that exists in the self-employed category and those with unsecured loans. Edited excerpts:

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First Published: Dec 24 2020 | 6:10 AM IST

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