Indian economy

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Second wave of Coronavirus affected Indian Economy

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday asked banks to give more time to some borrowers to repay their loans, among other support measures, after another lockdown was imposed in several states amid the second wave of COVID-19 infections in the country.

May 05, 2021, 12:06 PM IST

S&P forecasts 11% growth for India this fiscal, flags 'substantial' impact of broader lockdowns

In its report on Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions, S&P said the control of COVID-19 remains a key risk for the economy. New infections have spiked in recent weeks and the country is in the middle of a second pandemic wave.

Apr 22, 2021, 15:32 PM IST

Exports jump 60% to $34.45 billion in March on growth in pharmaceuticals, engineering goods sectors

Imports too grew by 53.74 per cent to USD 48.38 billion in March, but dipped by 18 per cent to USD 389.18 billion during April-March 2020-21, according to the Commerce Ministry data released on Thursday.

Apr 15, 2021, 23:06 PM IST

Indian economy to grow at historic 12.5%: IMF

The WEO projected India`s gross domestic product (GDP) growth to moderate to 6.9 percent in the next fiscal year, while still retaining the top growth rate spot.  Any elation over the historically high rate is, however, moderated by the fact of India`s negative growth rate of 8 percent during 2020-21.

Apr 06, 2021, 22:05 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi emphasises on working hard to make manufacturing in India globally competitive

PM Narendra Modi said that the increased manufacturing capacity results in increased job opportunities and the government has taken reforming measures to boost manufacturing. He stressed the fact that speed and scale have to be increased in order to boost manufacturing.

Mar 05, 2021, 12:33 PM IST

Indian economy gathers pace, leaves the recession behind

The gross domestic product grew 0.4 per cent in October-December compared with the same period a year earlier, data released by the National Statistics Office on Friday (February 26) showed. That compared with revised contractions of 7.3 per cent in July-September and 24.4 per cent in April-June.

Feb 26, 2021, 21:16 PM IST

India's economy turns positive, grows 0.4% in Oct-Dec quarter

Infrastructure output, which comprises eight sectors including coal, crude oil and electricity and accounts for nearly 40% of industrial output, fell by 8.8% in the 10 months through January from a year earlier, the data showed. In the July-September quarter, India's GDP contracted 7.5% year-on-year. 

Feb 26, 2021, 18:00 PM IST

IMF projects impressive 11.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021, China to grow by 8.1 per cent

In its latest update, the IMF projected a 11.5 per cent growth rate for India in 2021. This makes India the only major economy of the world to register double-digit growth in 2021, it said. China is next with 8.1 per cent growth in 2021 followed by Spain (5.9 per cent) and France (5.5 per cent).

Jan 26, 2021, 22:45 PM IST

COVID-hit Indian economy to contract 7.7% in 2020-21: Govt estimates

"Real GDP or GDP at Constant Prices (2011-12) in the year 2020-21 is likely to attain a level of Rs 134.40 lakh crore, as against the Provisional Estimate of GDP for the year 2019-20 of Rs 145.66 lakh crore. "The growth in real GDP during 2020-21 is estimated at -7.7 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 4.2 per cent in 2019-20," said the first advanced estimates of national income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO).

Jan 07, 2021, 23:35 PM IST

PM Modi delivered keynote address at ASSOCHAM Foundation week 2020

PM Modi delivered keynote address at ASSOCHAM Foundation week 2020 and said that the world has confidence in Indian economy.

Dec 19, 2020, 12:10 PM IST

Zee News Economy Edition : V Shape correction in Indian economy

V Shape correction is seen in Indian economy but what exactly is V shape correction?

Dec 02, 2020, 15:08 PM IST

India’s GDP falls by 7.5% in July-September quarter of 2020-21

The next release of quarterly GDP estimates for the quarter October-December, 2020 (Q3 of 2020- 21) will be on February 2, 2021.

Nov 27, 2020, 18:08 PM IST

FM announces Rs 65,000-cr fertilizer subsidy for farmers in Aatmanirbhar 3.0

She said Rs 65,000 crore is being provided to ensure adequate availability of fertilisers to farmers and to enable timely accessibility of fertilisers in the upcoming crop season.

Nov 12, 2020, 18:03 PM IST

Aatmanirbhar 3.0: Govt extends emergency credit line for sectors stressed by Covid

Accordingly, the ECLGS has been extended till March 31, 2021 from its earlier sunset time of November 30.

Nov 12, 2020, 18:01 PM IST

Aatmanirbhar 3.0: Key points about FM Sitharaman's announcement on income tax relief for homebuyers

FM Sitharaman said this measure will reduce harships faced by both home-buyers and developers and help in clearing the unsold inventory.

Nov 12, 2020, 17:00 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana: 5 Key things about the new employment scheme with EPFO support

In a bid to incentivise creation of new employment opportunities during the Covid-recovery phase FM Sitharaman announced `Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana`. 

Nov 12, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0: FM Nirmala Sitharaman's big Diwali bonanza; announces fresh stimulus of Rs 2.65 lakh crore

FM announced 12 new measures that can be called the next step in the series of stimulus announcements -- pronouncing it as Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0.

Nov 12, 2020, 15:12 PM IST

Finance Minister announces more stimulus to boost 'COVID-hit' economy

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is addressed a press conference during which the FM announced more stimulus to boost the Coronavirus-hit economy. FM announces Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana for formal sector.

Nov 12, 2020, 14:24 PM IST

Atmanirbhar Bharat 3.0: FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces fresh stimulus to boost Covid-hit economy

Adressing the press conference, the FM said that she would announce a few new measures that can be called the next step in the series of stimulus announcements.

Nov 12, 2020, 13:32 PM IST

FM Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to unveil another stimulus soon, says Economic Affairs Secretary

The Finance Ministry is looking into suggestions and requests received from various sectors of the economy, he said at a virtual conference with media.

Nov 04, 2020, 12:14 PM IST