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India's GDP growth will not be less than 5% in 2013-14: FM

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 17:29

The minister said he was particularly happy that agriculture growth has been estimated at 4.6 percent for 2013-14.

FM satisfied with 4.9% growth, expects pick up in next fiscal

Last Updated: Saturday, February 08, 2014, 11:02

Chidambaram said he was particularly happy that agriculture growth has been estimated at 4.6 percent for 2013-14.

India's economic growth pegged at 4.9% in 2013-14

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 17:54

For 2013-14, the CSO has projected a growth rate of 4.6 percent in agriculture and allied sectors, up from 1.4 percent a year earlier.

Govt pegs FY14 growth rate at 4.9%

Last Updated: Friday, February 07, 2014, 17:45

Government on Friday pegged economic growth rate for 2013-14 at 4.9 percent against 4.5 percent in 2012-13.

Govt lowers 2012-13 economic growth to 4.5% from 5%

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 19:07

However, gross domestic product (GDP) growth in 2011-12 has been revised upwards to 6.7 percent from 6.2 percent.

'Develop agriculture for multilateral trade post WTO deal'

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 20:56

Applauding the firm stand on the food security issue at the WTO meeting in Bali, industry body Assocham Thursday said India must now focus on building an agri-export market and removing supply chain bottlenecks.

‘Farm sector growth rate may triple on good monsoon’

Last Updated: Monday, November 18, 2013, 16:07

The agriculture sector is likely to grow in the range of 5.2-5.7 percent in 2013-14, nearly three times more than the last year as good monsoon has raised the prospects of bumper harvest, a CACP discussion paper said.

Wheat acreage five times higher this year so far

Last Updated: Friday, November 01, 2013, 20:11

Acreage of wheat, a major rabi (winter-sown) crop, rose by five times to 4.15 lakh hectares from 0.83 lakh hectares in the year-ago period, on account of good monsoon.

Agri growth more effective in poverty eradication: Pawar

Last Updated: Saturday, September 28, 2013, 18:14

Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar on Saturday said that according to studies, growth in agriculture is twice effective in eradicating poverty as compared to other sectors.

PM promises help to states for improving agri production

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013, 16:09

Flagging the challenge of raising foodgrain production PM promises help to states for improving agri production, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday promised all assistance to states for improving agricultural growth.

Agriculture's share in GDP declines to 13.7% in 2012-13

Last Updated: Friday, August 30, 2013, 19:35

The share of agriculture and allied sectors in India's GDP has declined to 13.7 percent in 2012-13 due to shift from traditional agrarian economy to industry and service sectors, Parliament was informed Friday.

FDI worth Rs 70 cr in agriculture during Apr-Jun qtr: Pawar

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 19:53

India received foreign direct investment (FDI) worth Rs 70 crore in the agriculture sector during the April-June quarter of the current fiscal, Parliament was informed Tuesday.