gdp

"Earlier, no one asked why it took so long and nobody gave an answer. Now we have set a target, facing the questions and making all-out efforts to achieve this target," PM Modi said.

Today, Parsvnath Group is a trusted and household name, courtesy its founder Pradeep Jain, who steered the company’s incredible growth in last few decades.

In the Union Budget 2019-20 presented today, FM Nirmala Sitharaman laid out a 16-point action to set the agriculture sector up for better times. An allocation of Rs 2.83 lakh crore will be made for the agriculture sector, the FM announced. 

"With renewed vigour, under PM's leadership, we commit ourselves to present the people of India with all humility and dedication. People have reposed faith in our economic policy," she added.

The government is widely expected to raise spending on infrastructure and cut some personal tax to spur consumer demand and investment.

In July last year, Sitharaman had said that the Modi government is not a "suitcase-carrying government", in an apparent jibe at the past dispensations.

The government has estimated GDP expansion at 5 per cent for the current financial year ending on March 31. In the July to September quarter, economic growth slipped to 4.5 per cent.

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has slashed India's growth rate to 4.8 per cent for the current financial year. In October, the IMF had estimated the growth rate at 6.1 per cent.