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Deficit monsoon may pose 'downside risk' to growth outlook

Last Updated: Monday, August 27, 2012, 14:39

Fall in crop sowing levels due to below average monsoon could have a "downside risk" to the economic growth forecast for this fiscal, experts have said.

Country has got 90% rainfall so far: Ashwani Kumar

Last Updated: Saturday, August 11, 2012, 16:32

With monsoon turning active in many parts this month, Union Minister Ashwani Kumar today said rainfall received by the country during the current season so far stands at 90 percent, which is six percent short of the normal figure.