Economic Advisory Council

  • Current Account Deficit to be much lower than initial forecast, says FM 03-10-2013 12:14 AM

    New Delhi: Buoyed by better-than-expected Q1 current account deficit (CAD) numbers, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said he is confident of closing the fiscal with a better set of numbers than initially projected. The minister also said economic growth closer to 5.5 per cent should be considered very satisfactory and that...
  • There is no case for India's rating dowgrade, says PM's economic advisor 13-09-2013 02:57 PM

    Government has already taken a host of reform measures and there is no case for any downgrade of India's sovereign rating by global agencies, Prime Minister's key economic advisor C Rangarajan said on Friday. "The rating agencies have been talking about the reforms having been put on the back burner....
  • President confident of 7-8 pc growth rate in 2-3 years 23-04-2013 08:07 PM

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed confidence that the economy will return to higher growth path of 7-8 per cent in next two to three years and pitched for revitalising investments in the country. "We are confident that we will return to 7-8 per cent growth bracket in...
  • 'GDP growth in 2013/14 seen at 6.4 per cent' 23-04-2013 11:41 AM

    New Delhi: Improvement in performance of agriculture and manufacturing sectors is expected to push the economic growth rate to 6.4 per cent in 2013-14 from 5 per cent in the previous fiscal, PM's economic advisory panel said on Tuesday . "Economy will grow at higher rate from now. We projected...
  • Highlights of India's economic review 21-02-2011 04:17 PM

    New Delhi: Highlights of the latest review by the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council headed by former Reserve Bank governor C. Rangarajan, barely a week ahead of the presentation of the federal budget: -Economy expected to grow at 8.6 per cent in 2010-11 and 9 percent next fiscal -Agriculture expected...
  • Inflation rises to 1.21 per cent 22-10-2009 12:24 PM

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  • Inflation, India's biggest worry for 2008-09 17-01-2008 06:03 PM

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar feels that they should have finished the match against Pune Warriors by the 17th over. Mumbai Indians won the match by seven wickets but it went down to the wire with Rohit Sharma hitting Murali Kartik for a six off the last delivery of...