Agriculture growth

GDP to remain below 6% in Q2 FY'18: SBI report

GDP to remain below 6% in Q2 FY'18: SBI report

The GDP stood at a three year low at 5.7 percent for April-June quarter of 2017-18, which the report said has raised concerns about the annual GDP numbers for the fiscal.

Sep 14, 2017, 17:34 PM IST
Indian economy in period of dense fog: Credit Suisse

Indian economy in period of dense fog: Credit Suisse

According to findings by the financial service major, government spending growth is slowing down sharply, while half of the population is seeing weak income growth.

Sep 13, 2017, 21:01 PM IST
FM hopeful of 7% GDP as manufacturing 'bottoms out'

FM hopeful of 7% GDP as manufacturing 'bottoms out'

The Economic Survey had projected a growth of 6.75 percent to 7.5 percent for 2017-18.

Aug 31, 2017, 22:30 PM IST
India Inc expresses disappointment over weak GDP data

India Inc expresses disappointment over weak GDP data

India Inc on Thursday expressed disappointment over the country's economic growth, which slipped to a three-year low of 5.7 percent in April-June.

Aug 31, 2017, 20:59 PM IST
Indian economy grows at slowest pace under Modi government, hits 3-year low of 5.7% in April-June

Indian economy grows at slowest pace under Modi government, hits 3-year low of 5.7% in April-June

India's GDP growth slipped to 13-quarter low of 5.7 percent year-on-year during the April-June quarter as compared to 6.1 percent in January-March, government data showed on Thursday.

Aug 31, 2017, 17:33 PM IST
Care Ratings sees Q1 GDP growth at 6.5%

Care Ratings sees Q1 GDP growth at 6.5%

The government will be releasing its official figures on GDP growth on Wednesday.

Aug 28, 2017, 19:11 PM IST
India's Q2 GDP growth: This is how different sectors performed

India's Q2 GDP growth: This is how different sectors performed

India remained the fastest growing major economy with its GDP accelerating to 7.3 percent in the September quarter, pushed mainly by farm output, although the momentum may be hit in the coming months by the impact of demonetisation.

Dec 01, 2016, 10:22 AM IST

Indian GDP to grow 7.9% this fiscal, agriculture at 4%: Crisil

With agriculture income growth "at an above-trend 4 per cent", India`s real gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to grow this fiscal at 7.9 per cent, while annual retail inflation would remain contained at 5 per cent, Indian rating agency Crisil said on Sunday.

Oct 02, 2016, 22:39 PM IST
India likely to grow 7.9% this fiscal, but rains key: Crisil

India likely to grow 7.9% this fiscal, but rains key: Crisil

Indian economy is likely to grow at 7.9 percent in the current fiscal provided the country receives normal monsoon as it will boost agriculture growth and lift rural demand, says a report.

Jul 11, 2016, 17:12 PM IST
Agri sector has to grow fastest to eradicate poverty: Arun Jaitley

Agri sector has to grow fastest to eradicate poverty: Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday laid bare the priority of the government, saying agriculture will have to grow "fastest" for the country to get rid of poverty and push the overall GDP expansion.

Mar 22, 2016, 13:49 PM IST

Budget 2015: The need for an overhaul in Indian agriculture sector

There is a huge scope for improvement in the entire post-harvest operations that would benefit both farmers and consumers.
 

Feb 05, 2015, 15:33 PM IST

FY15 agriculture growth to remain muted, says Crisil

The country's agriculture growth is likely to remain muted at 1 percent in FY'2015 largely due to strong statistical base-effect, rating agency Crisil said Monday.

Jul 28, 2014, 19:34 PM IST

Agri growth more effective in poverty eradication: Pawar

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.

Sep 28, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

PMEAC pegs farm growth at 4.8% in FY'14 on good monsoon

Prime Minister's key economic advisor C Rangarajan on Friday pegged agriculture growth at 4.8 percent for the current fiscal on expectation of a record foodgrains, pulses and cotton production buoyed by good rains.

Sep 13, 2013, 16:22 PM IST

PM hits back at critics

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday hit back at political critics on his government's performance saying it makes for good television but presents a very distorted picture.

Jul 19, 2013, 16:48 PM IST

PMEAC pegs 3.5% farm growth in FY'14 on normal monsoon

Agriculture and allied sector is expected to grow at a faster rate of 3.5 percent in 2013-14 fiscal if the country receives normal monsoon this year, the Prime Minister's economic advisory panel said on Tuesday.

Apr 23, 2013, 15:49 PM IST

Agriculture growth slows to 2.9% in Q1

The fall in production of rice and oilseeds pulled down the growth in the agriculture sector to 2.9 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal, even as wheat and cotton output increased.

Aug 31, 2012, 19:43 PM IST