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Chhattisgarh's per capita income up 10% in 2014-15

The per capita income in Chhattisgarh is estimated at Rs 64,442 for the 2014-15 fiscal, while the state's economy is likely to grow by 13.20 percent during the period, according to the government document.



Raipur: The per capita income in Chhattisgarh is estimated at Rs 64,442 for the 2014-15 fiscal, while the state's economy is likely to grow by 13.20 percent during the period, according to the government document.

The state's Economic Survey Report for 2014-15, tabled in the State Assembly today by Chief Minister Raman Singh said state's GSDP (gross state domestic product) is estimated to grow by 13.20 percent at current price against the previous year.

The report said the per capita income in 2013-14 was estimated to be at Rs 58,547, which is pegged to grow by 10 percent to Rs 64,442 in the current fiscal.

Against the backdrop of continuing economic slowdown, the growth in GSDP can be termed as 'impressive', the report said, adding, the corresponding growth rate for India is likely to be at 11.59 percent in FY'15.

The report underlined, as per advance estimate of GSDP at current price, during 2014-15, agriculture sector (agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishing) is expected to grow by 14.18 percent, whereas industry sector (mining, construction, manufacturing and electricity, gas & water supply) and service sector is likely to grow by 10.62 percent and 15.21 percent, respectively.

As per first revised estimates (quick estimates) for 2013-14 at constant price, the GSDP registered a growth of 12.10 percent, it added.

GSDP at current price is expected to increase to Rs 2,10,192 crore in 2014-15 against the estimated Rs 1,85,682 crore for 2013-14, it said.

Share of agriculture, industry and service sectors in GSDP at current price are expected to be at 22, 38 and 40 percent, respectively, in 2014-15, it said.  

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