India's Economic Growth In Current Year Is Estimated To Be 9.2 Per Cent, Highest Among All Large Economies: FM Nirmala Sitharaman
India's Economic Growth In Current Year Is Estimated To Be 9.2 Per Cent, Highest Among All Large Economies: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her fourth Budget today, aimed at maintaining the world's fastest-growing economy tag for India.

In the beginning of her speech, Sitharaman expressed her empathy with those who had to bear the health and economic brunts of Covid-19.

She then went on to share the government's estimate of the country's economic growth in the current financial year, i.e., 2021-22. This number was 9.2 per cent.

The same number for the previous financial year, hardest hit by Covid-induced lockdowns, was a negative 7.3 per cent.

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