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Economic Survey wrestles with growth impact of pandemic

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The Economic Survey for 2021-22 has been tabled in Parliament, in a format somewhat different from previous years. The two volumes of previous Economic Surveys have become a single volume, with almost all of its chapters dedicated to sectoral issues. There is also a statistical appendix published in a separate volume. The principal economic advisor to the Government of India, Sanjeev Sanyal, has written in his preface that this alteration allows for a more integrated approach to the subject matter, and that earlier the two volumes were not “adequately linked”. Mr Sanyal is not wrong in this criticism. Yet it

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First Published: Jan 31 2022 | 10:42 PM IST

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