The government will maintain stability in the economy and meet all economic parameters fixed by the government, he said today at an event in New Delhi.
"I can assure that we will meet the fiscal deficit target of 3.3 per cent, despite this being an election year," he said.
Fiscal deficit stood at 3.53 per cent of the GDP, broadly in line with the government's revised estimates for 2017-18.
The revenue deficit was 2.65 per cent of the GDP. In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit was Rs 5.91 trillion, or 99.5 per cent, of the Budget estimates.