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Indian economy to contract by 8% in 2020-21, show govt estimates

Real GDP or GDP at Constant Prices (2011-12) in the year 2020-21 is likely to attain a level of Rs 134.09 trillion

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The growth in India's real GDP during 2020-21 is estimated at -8 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 4.0 per cent in 2019-20, said government on Friday as part of its second advance estimates of the economic growth. The government had projected a GDP contraction of 7.7 per cent in its first advance estimate.

Real GDP or GDP at Constant Prices (2011-12) in the year 2020-21 is likely to attain a level of Rs 134.09 trillion, as against the First Revised Estimate of GDP for the year 2019-20 of Rs 145.66 trillion, according to the data released on

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First Published: Feb 26 2021 | 5:31 PM IST

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