Mumbai: The Indian economy is going to be
stronger and in the next year, GDP growth will reach around 9
per cent, a top Tata group official said.
"The economy is getting stronger and by next year we can
expect a GDP growth around 9 per cent," Tata Sons` Executive
Director, R Gopalakrishnan, said on the sidelines of a
function here today.
While flagging off the second edition of Tata Jagriti
Yatra 2009 along with Jagriti Sewa Sansthan Chairman Shashank
Mani, Gopalakrishnan said that to become a successful
entrepreneur, one has to enjoy and believe in the work he
"One has to believe in what he does and he has to enjoy
that too, to become a successful entrepreneur. In a country as
vast and diverse as India, a strong entrepreneurial society is
critical for achieving its socio-economic objectives," he
said, adding that "the Tatas have always encouraged and
nurtured the spirit of entrepreneurship."
"We believe the youth are the future of India and through
Tata Jagriti Yatra our endeavour is to encourage a strong
`entrepreneurial outlook` among these torch-bearers of
tomorrow. The format, the diverse reach and the underlying
spirit and philosophy of Tata Jagriti Yatra provides these
young agents of change with an excellent forum to connect,
exchange ideas, draw inspiration and work together to enrich
the Indian entrepreneurial ecosystem towards a favourable
tomorrow," he said.