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India among fastest growing economies in world

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Staff writer ▼ | January 9, 2016
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the Indian economy has emerged as one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Arun Jaitley
India   GDP growth accelerated at 7.3% in 2014-2015
Its gross domestic product (GDP) growth accelerated at 7.3% in 2014-2015 compared to 6.9% growth in 2013-14 and 5.1% in 2012-13, indicating that the economy is firmly on the path of economic revival.

The Finance Minister was making the opening remarks during his fourth Pre-Budget Consultative Meeting with the representatives of the Information Technology (IT) (both hardware and software) Sector here.

Highlighting the contribution and importance of the IT Sector, the minister said the Government's 'Make in India' programme included the electronic systems and IT and BPM (Business Process Management) sectors among 25 key sectors.