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2000-2003 saw worst phase in India's growth: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 13:49

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Finance minister P Chidambaram on Thursday said that between the year 2000 and 2003, India saw worst phase in its growth.

"We should recall the 4 years that Yaswant Sinha was the Finance minister," he said.

The Finance minister said that Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh governments have stalled progress
of GST. He also said that UPA and Congress are committed to pass DTC Bill.

Praising the UPA government for its work in the last decade, Chidambaram said that more than half of achievement has come in last ten years. It is possible to target and achieve 6 percent GDP growth in 2014-15, he further added.

"Food grain has seen 20 percent increase in last 10 years," he said. Chidambaram also added that the achievement in women education loan is commendable.

First Published: Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 13:29
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