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World Bank ups FY22 GDP growth projection for India by 4.7 percentage pts

Pegs economic growth at 10.1%, also gives range of 7.5-12.5% given Covid-induced uncertainty

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Indivjal Dhasmana New Delhi
The World Bank has scaled up its projections for India's economic growth by a massive 4.7 percentage points to 10.1 per cent for 2021-22 due to strong rebound in private consumption and investment growth. The Bank had pegged the GDP growth at 5.4 per cent for the country in its January report.

"India, which comprises almost 80 percent of the region’s (south Asia) GDP, had a substantial revision to growth of 4.7 percentage points since January 2021, due to a strong rebound in private consumption and investment growth in the second and third quarters (July-December, 2020) of FY21," the Bank

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First Published: Mar 31 2021 | 10:06 AM IST

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