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Job creation, reduced inequality should be key targets for India: Report

Study says growth in prosperity also needs to be environmentally sustainable and must be solid and resilient in the face of external shocks

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Arup RoychoudhuryIndivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
India’s policymakers need to ensure that its growth is reflected equally among all its sectors and citizens, and that policies should be geared towards creating more jobs, if Asia’s third largest economy is to be a middle income country by 2047, said a report by the Institute for Competitiveness and endorsed by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM).

“India is a country that has shown its potential to deliver high and sustained economic growth. But it still classifies as a lower middle-income country. And while India will continue to grow based on its demographic profile and inherent growth

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First Published: Aug 30 2022 | 3:40 PM IST

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