Congress on Thursday released its manifesto for the Maharashtra assembly polls, promising increased income limit for beneficiaries of a health scheme from Rs 1.5 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh, besides police stations for women as well as elimination of manual scavenging in the state.
Pegging the country`s average economic growth rate at 8.5 percent during the UPA rule so far, the government on Sunday said it was determined to take India to the select league of "middle income countries".
India will grow at more than 6.3 per cent exceeding the Planning Commission`s forecast as the impact of drought would not be as bad as anticipated earlier, the Commission`s Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said.
participating in a survey by the Reserve Bank have revised the
GDP growth rate for the fiscal 2009-10 upwards to 6.5 percent
against a forecast of 5.7 percent made in the earlier survey.